American Sniper The Movie: Not What I Was Expecting

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As a SEAL sniper instructor who has trained over 300 students, I was really excited to see and expecting so much more from this movie. Cooper delivered an amazing performance as Chris Kyle, but Eastwood’s magic was lost outside of the first and last minutes of American Sniper.

Talk the Talk: Foreign Language and the Art of Intelligence

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When working within a target country or diaspora, dialect is often the difference between getting the right information and having to go back and get it right. Claiming to be from one place but using the dialect of another area will land you in a world of “this sucks.”

Women Now Eligible to Join Australia’s Special Operations Command

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The removal of gender restrictions gained momentum in 2011 after Defence personnel were embroiled in a number of high-profile scandals. The scandals and allegations involved the sexual humiliation and denigration of both male and female ADF employees across all three services.

Smoke and Mirrors: Conspicuous Timing of GTMO Releases

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On December 9, 2014, Senator Diane Feinstein released the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the use of torture by the CIA following 9/11. Screams for prosecution were loud and directed View More ›