Category Archives: Terrorism

TSA Current Events

As I have commented before, I spend too much of my life traveling commercial air.  But, it goes with the job and the job is good.  All of the new brouhaha regarding the TSA’s approach to security is very interesting.  … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Changing the Axis of Attack

A couple of interesting pieces showing up on various sources this week. In the past I have posted about Iran’s continuing thrust into Latin America, and from there the potential for infiltration across our southern border.  Douglas Farrah has an … Continue reading

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Counter Terrorism

An interesting Op-Ed piece today by Matthew Levitt that lays things out without any sugar coating. The startling and depressing truth is that eight years after Sept. 11, we cannot say with confidence that we are likely to prevent the … Continue reading

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