Category Archives: GWOT


27 years ago. Beirut . It was the bloodiest day in the Corps’ history since World War II, when Marines fought to secure Iwo Jima. On October 23 1983, around 6:20 am, a yellow Mercedes-Benz truck drove to Beirut International … Continue reading

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Responding to Terrorism

A nice little reminder of what you should be doing from the folks down in Austin. This report is republished with permission of STRATFOR How to Respond to Terrorism Threats and Warnings October 7, 2010 STRATFOR Books How to Look … Continue reading

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Thought of The Day

Well maybe more of a “Story of The Day”.  Over at Lex’s place he has pulled together a local look at yesterday, today, and the last nine years.  In reading it, I found myself captivated by his observations and his … Continue reading

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9 Years Ago Today

A common theme popping up across the web the last 48 hours.  Where were you 9 years ago? Go here if you want to see what some of us were doing.  Me? I was consulting at a client in Fort … Continue reading

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Away Boarders

It’s about time that someone remembered that this is the way that you are supposed to deal with pirates, and that The Marines know a little bit about how it is supposed to work.  After all, we’ve been fighting pirates … Continue reading

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Early in my consulting career I engaged in a fairly significant, dynamic discussion with a client regarding a software customization that they felt was mandatory.  It was there feeling that it was mandatory that we build an interface to all … Continue reading

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Interesting Happenings In Iran

So much of the focus recently has been on Iran’s nuclear program, and threats to close the Straits of Hormuz, that we forget the internal issues that are still in play.  Over at the Long War Journal we are finding … Continue reading

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Cyber War

An interesting question is raised over at  Does the 2nd Amendment provide citizens the right to defend themselves against a cyber attack?  The 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution is often referred to as the “right to keep and … Continue reading

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Sharia Law

There has been quite a bit of discussion regarding Sharia Law over the past several years. We have seen Great Britain flirt with offering enclaves where Sharia law would hold sway, complete with court systems.  We have see reports of … Continue reading

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New Book Out

So Michelle Malkin had good things to say about this book (The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America), in her blog today. Any bets on a sales spike?

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