Since August 8th, 2014 the United States Air Force has been conducting an air campaign against ISIS which has slowly escalated as the Obama administration acclimatizes the public to the View More ›
In August of 2007, I was finally given a consult to go see a psychiatrist. The nightmares were unbearable and I felt like I was cracking at the seams from View More ›
By now we have heard the term “boots on the ground” about a million times. From the early days following the attacks of September 11, 2001, to the current situation in View More ›
I shoot two, who fall in shock, disbelieving even as they die. My boys take care of most of the rest. One of the enemy’s AK-47s is empty from the initial assault and he charges Q, who still has plenty of ammunition in his weapon, but slings his own rifle behind his back and lunges toward the enemy.
Xinjiang, the restive northwestern province of China, experienced yet another attack by Uighur separatists this past Sunday. Rocked by a series of explosive detonations, initial reports stated that two civilians View More ›
Brett Jones is a former Navy SEAL, and — full disclosure — a former SEAL teammate and friend of this author. He is also gay, and has been his whole View More ›
The term “artifact” has at least two meanings: From a technical perspective, an artifact is an unintentional pattern in data, arising from processes of collection and management. From a cultural View More ›
Former DEVGRU/SEAL Team Six combat veteran Kristin Beck joins us. Kristin, who served as Chris Beck, is the first openly transgender Navy SEAL. We talk about the CNN documentary, Lady View More ›
Mosul, Iraq—The spring and summer of 2004 in Mosul was fucking terrible. The heat, the gnats, the mortars, and the jihadi hood rats were all out in full force. It View More ›
This comes to us from a current YPG cadre regarding how the Syrian Kurdish Army is organized in terms of its structure and how the men and women in these units View More ›
I was alone, on leave, and traveling through Europe not too long ago. Looking back, I really should not have been traveling alone—but plans I’d had to link up with a buddy of mine had fallen through.
Our conversation soon became a pseudo chess match. I would say things like, “Tell me more about yourself,” and “How did you learn English so well?” He would counter with, “Enough about me, tell me about what you do in the U.S. Tell me about life in the U.S.”
The good folks over at ISIS Study Group shared with me what turned out to be an interesting, yet sobering gem from our delightful Foot Ninja friends over at the View More ›