Category Syria

Bin Laden’s Son Calls On Followers To Rise In Rebellion

As I have written before, militant Islam has to be put on trial as Nazism was at the end of WWII.  We have to kill the philosophy.  RCP Bin Laden’s Son Calls on Followers to Rise in Rebellion www.voanews.com View Original November 7th, 2017 In this image from video released by the CIA, Hamza bin […]

Russian Special Forces Officer Reveals Syria Fighting Lessons

A word of caution — I was not able to verify the origination/link to the article below.  RCP, fortunascorner.com   Izvestia October 24, 2017   Russian special forces officer reveals Syria fighting lessons Russian special forces subunits have been active in Syria ever since the start of the Russian operation there. They not only call […]

U.S. Special Forces ‘Fought Niger Ambush Alone After Local Troops Fled’

David Maxwell:  Really?  Excerpt: …retired and serving special forces officers with knowledge of events have said. U.S. Special Forces ‘Fought Niger Ambush Alone After Local Troops Fled’ The Guardian · by Jason Burke · November 4, 2017 Comrades of Sgt La David Johnson cry at his burial service on 21 October in Hollywood, Florida. Johnson and three other US soldiers […]

Green Berets Ambushed In Niger Were Gathering Info On Terrorist

Green Berets ambushed in Niger were gathering info on terrorist: report By Ellen Mitchell, thehill.com View Original October 24th, 2017 The U.S. soldiers involved in the deadly Niger ambush earlier this month were gathering intelligence on a terrorist leader in the area, CNN reported. Two military officials told CNN that the unit was not on a kill or […]

Survivor Describes Chilling Details Of Deadly Niger Ambush – And, Acts Of Heroism

Survivor describes chilling details of deadly Niger ambush By Adam Ciralsky, abcnews.go.com View Original October 24th, 2017 Nearly three weeks after the deadly ambush on U.S. Special Ops forces in Niger, ABC News has learned chilling new details about the mission gone wrong from a survivor of the attack and a senior U.S. intelligence official. Their accounts, provided […]

U.S. Troops Were Reportedly Chasing A High-Value Target When They Were Ambushed In Niger

US troops were reportedly chasing a high-value target when they were ambushed in Niger By David Choi, www.businessinsider.com View Original October 24th, 2017 Nigerien service members in a multinational military exercise in Diffa, Niger, March 3, 2017. US Army The US Special Forces detachment that was ambushed in Niger was reportedly on a reconnaissance mission when it […]

Niger Ambush Came After ‘Massive Intelligence Failure,’ Source Says

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell & his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  There are some observations that David did not make that I will.  The hatred of POTUS Trump by most of the so-called ‘mainstream’ media is off the charts; and, they will stoop […]

SecDef Mattis At AUSA: The Threats The U.S. Military Must Be Prepared For

Secretary Mattis at AUSA: The Threats the US Military Must be Prepared For – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Liam Collins · October 12, 2017 Secretary of Defense James Mattis kicked off the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Monday. The meeting is billed as the “largest landpower exposition and professional development […]

Deaths Of 3 Elite U.S. Troops In Niger Highlight Quietly Expanding Mission

Deaths of 3 elite U.S. troops in Niger highlight quietly expanding mission By Alex Horton, www.washingtonpost.com View Original October 5th, 2017 A U.S. Army Special Forces weapons sergeant observes a Nigerien soldier during at training exercise in Diffa, Niger, March 11, 2017.Photo by: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zayid Ballesteros Caskets with the remains of three Army […]

Manila Scores A Victory Against ISIS But More Battles Loom

Excerpts: Until the ISIS siege of Marawi, the Philippine government was in denial of an ISIS presence in the Island of Mindanao. However, the response of the Philippine government to Marawi siege led by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Chief of the Armed Forces General Eduardo Ano, and Intelligence Chief Gen Santos […]