Category Special Operations

AFTER THE ILYUSHIN CRASH: ISRAEL’S ANTI-IRAN OPERATIONS IN SYRIA

AFTER THE ILYUSHIN CRASH: ISRAEL’S ANTI-IRAN OPERATIONS IN SYRIA by Assaf Orion PolicyWatch 3023October 3, 2018 Russia delivered advanced air-defense systems to Syria after the recent airplane-downing incident, but its continued interest in checking Iran could still permit Israeli operations in the Syrian skies. READ THIS ITEM ON OUR WEBSITE On September 17, the Syrian Air […]

Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow, Special Forces Legend, Holocaust Survivor, Has Died

Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow, Special Forces Legend, Holocaust Survivor, Has Diedfayobserver.com · by Drew Brooks Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow survived three years in a Nazi concentration camp, he deployed twice to the jungles of Vietnam and he was the top U.S. Army officer in Berlin at the end of the Cold War. Along the way, the general […]

Five Changes Democrats Will Seek At Pentagon If They Win Power

Five Changes Democrats Will Seek At Pentagon If They Win Power The Hill · by Rebecca Kheel · October 1, 2018 Democrats are pledging to rein in or reverse President Trump’s defense agenda if they take back Congress in November. From seeking to ensure that transgender troops can continue to serve to blocking the administration from building low yield […]

What Erik Prince And Moscow’s Money Man Discussed In That Infamous Seychelles Meeting

Excerpts: Revealed: What Erik Prince and Moscow’s Money Man Discussed in That Infamous Seychelles Meeting By Betsy Woodruff, Erin Banco, www.thedailybeast.com View Original September 26th, 2018 Joint U.S.-Russian raids to kill top terrorists. Teamwork between an American government agency and a sanctioned Russian fund. Moscow pouring money into the Midwest. These are just a few of the ideas […]

Once More, Unto The Breach: What Makes Supreme Commanders Successful – Modern War Institute

Excerpts: Once More, Unto The Breach: What Makes Supreme Commanders Successful – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by ML Cavanaugh · September 27, 2018Send email Mail “Once more, unto the breach,” wrote Shakespeare, a fitting sentiment for an essay aimed at continuing a conversation that has unfolded over several articles, one of which has already alluded to Henry V. A few weeks […]

Looking Back At Spycraft Over Times New And Ancient; Book Review Of “A Secret World: A History Of Intelligence,” By Christopher Andrew

Looking Back At Spycraft Over Times New And Ancient; Book Review Of “A Secret World: A History Of Intelligence,” By Christopher Andrewhttps://fortunascorner.com     Joseph C. Goulden has a book review of, “A Secret World: A History Of Intelligence,” by Christopher Andrew, just published by Yale University Press. Mr. Goulden writes frequently on intelligence issues/matters, and according to his Wikipedia biography, was […]

Trump Enlists Gen. Zinni For Quixotic Arab NATO Campaign

Trump Enlists Gen. Zinni For Quixotic Arab NATO Campaign By Geoffrey Aronson, www.theamericanconservative.com View Original September 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 […]

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

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 died […]

A 12 Step Program To Fix Army Generalship

A 12 Step Program To Fix Army Generalship By Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc, taskandpurpose.com View Original September 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 […]

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.com View Original September 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 […]