Category Special Operations

Trump Enlists Gen. Zinni For Quixotic Arab NATO Campaign

Trump Enlists Gen. Zinni For Quixotic Arab NATO Campaign By Geoffrey Aronson, www.theamericanconservative.comView OriginalSeptember 14th, 2018 A delegation of the Leaders of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Countries are seen Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Photo by: Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead […]

Activities Of Private Military Company “Wagner” In Ukraine, Syria, & Central African Republic

https://www.svoboda.org/a/29475188.html In the lists appear. New data on the dead in Syria “Wagner” 06 September 2018 ·        Mark Krutov Mercenaries of the “Wagner PMC” in Syria ·          ·          The Security Service of Ukraine published recently the personal data of nine other people who, according to her information, fought in Syria as part of the “PMC Wagner” and […]

A 12 Step Program To Fix Army Generalship

A 12 Step Program To Fix Army Generalship By Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc, taskandpurpose.comView OriginalSeptember 4th, 2018 I recently reviewed a U.S. Army War College White Board response:  “How Well Does The Army Develop Strategic Leaders?”  My response is: not well at all.   I question whether the Army even values strategic thinkers. I did not participate in […]

SOCOM Is Asking To See All Kinds Of Drones, Some For Delivering Blood To The Battlefield

SOCOM Is Asking To See All Kinds Of Drones, Some For Delivering Blood To The Battlefield www.tampabay.comView OriginalSeptember 4th, 2018 On a far-flung battlefield, 100 miles from the nearest treatment center, a Navy corpsman signals for a small drone to bring life-saving blood to a wounded commando. Meanwhile, a tiny drone shaped like a bug […]

Top Leaders Step Down At Former Blackwater Firm

Top leaders step down at former Blackwater firm By Chad Garland, www.stripes.comView OriginalAugust 23rd, 2018 The top leaders of the U.S. security services firm that former Navy SEAL Erik Prince founded as Blackwater in 1997 have resigned, and a new chief executive has been named, the company announced. Prince, who sold the company in 2010, has recently […]

Special Ops Command To Hold Flyoff Of Tiny Drones

Special Ops Command To Hold Flyoff Of Tiny Drones breakingdefense.com · by Paul McLeary A young Marine reaches out for a hand-launched drone. WASHINGTON: Special Operations Command is asking drone makers to bring a slew of new technologies down to Florida in November to assess a range of novel gear, and they’re particularly interested in tiny drones: […]

The Push To Privatize The Afghan War

The Push to Privatize the Afghan War thecipherbrief.com Erik Prince Blackwater Founder Erik Prince is making a renewed public push to privatize the U.S. war in Afghanistan. The current CEO and Founder of Frontier Services Group, (a security, aviation and logistics company primarily doing business in Africa) has reportedly gotten the attention of the President, […]

Bolton Open To Privatizing Military Operations In Afghanistan

Excerpt: Bolton open to privatizing military operations in Afghanistan The Hill · by Michael Burke · August 19, 2018 White House national security adviser John Bolton on Sunday said he’s open to privatizing military operations in Afghanistan following reports last week that President Trump is considering the option. When asked about the idea on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Bolton said “there […]

If North Korea Won’t Denuclearize, Here’s What The U.S. Should Do

The comment below, and before the body of the article are some observations provided by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com. David Maxwell Wrote:  “A provocative essay.  Makes some useful points though I would like a more sophisticated information and influence activities campaign.  Satirizing […]

U.S. Special Operations Command’s Future, By Design

Excerpts: U.S. Special Operations Command’s Future, by Design ndupress.ndu.eduView OriginalJuly 3rd, 2018 U.S. Army 10th Special Forces GroupPhoto by: Airborne As U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) celebrates its 30thanniversary, it faces a future characterized by increasingly complex, dynamic, and ill-defined security challenges. And since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, USSOCOM has been at […]