More American Deaths in Afghanistan

Another sad day as we hear of more military casualties in Afghanistan. It’s been reported that an Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) from the 7th Special Forces Group has been ambushed in Afghanistan. Early reports indicate a Blue on Green incident. This is the Afghan military attacking US forces. In 18 plus years we still cannot … Continue reading More American Deaths in Afghanistan

Trump’s Afghan speech was on point but…

I had to take a few days to reflect on President Trumps Afghanistan speech. There were parts of the speech I liked a lot and other parts that still left questions. One of the first issues is did Trump flip flop? He had on numerous occasions in the past stated we need to leave Afghanistan. … Continue reading Trump’s Afghan speech was on point but…

Current reading on Special Warfare-Guerrilla Warfare

U.S. Army Special Warfare: Its Origins: Revised Edition ~ Alfred H. Paddock Jr. “Based on exhaustive research in formerly classified documents, Paddock examines the U.S. Army's activities in psychological and unconventional warfare during World War II, Korea, and the early Cold War to determine the impetus for, and origins of, the "special warfare" capability established … Continue reading Current reading on Special Warfare-Guerrilla Warfare

Apple Refuses US Government’s request to open IPhone.

  Opening a phone is one thing. Creating a backdoor is another. It must be made clear what is really being asked by the government. When the Government takes terrorism and security serious I’ll think about endorsing a backdoor. Well actually no I won’t. When the Government takes security serious we won’t need that backdoor. … Continue reading Apple Refuses US Government’s request to open IPhone.