October 10, 2013

Fox and Friends, America’s Experts on Special Operations and Intelligence

Fox and Friends decided to play Monday morning quarterback as they discussed the recently aborted US Navy SEAL mission meant to capture Kenyan terrorist Abdulkadir Mohamed Abdulkadir, also known as Ikrima. Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, and Elisabeth Hasselback apparently think they know what it is like collecting intelligence and actually conducting operations only our best and brightest know how to execute.

“They had great Intel,” said Steve Doocy on the recent US Navy SEAL mission in Somalia. Sorry Steve, you wouldn’t know great Intel, let alone good intel, if it smacked you square in the face! In fact, if I was a betting man, I would place a large wager against Doocy’s knowledge on the key steps involved to complete the intelligence cycle.


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is an internationally recognized security, terrorism, and intelligence professional. He has taught domestic and international organizations in counter-terrorism, intelligence, and physical security related issues. He has briefed some of the highest government officials ranging from ambassadors to members of Congress and Pentagon staff. He is author of the book Contracted: America's Secret Warriors and Contracted II: America's Terror Trackers, and Going Rogue: The Compilation.

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  • Allwet

    1. If the intel was so good, it never would've aborted....and if it was REALLY good....it wouldn't be a  "story"at all. 2. They love to say "Intel".....discussing it on TV means they have no understanding of its true nature, but they feel batman cool sayin' it. 3. Young hot chick..... wondering if she can make an 'o" with....."MUTE!" 4. Holy crap....I can read the comment section and post again! 5. Second guessing, totally unqualified, wholly unqualified, COMPLETELY DISRESPECTFUL.

  • genefarnsworth

    Concur with most of what you right until you got to miss hot chick, that was so mean, she is most enjoyable to watch first thing in the morn.....just put to TV on mute and all is fine (-

  • drummergirl

    YankeePapa drummergirl 5000area375 thanks yp.  always appreciate your comments and the knowledge you drop!

  • 5000area375

    God bless you. I wish more parents would take the interest in their children's education. Your plans give hope to the future. Now we need to secure that future for our kids and grand kids.

  • YankeePapa

    drummergirl 5000area375, ...Fully 1/4 of the adults in this country can not fill out a driver's license form without assistance.  One third of all the college graduates in this country never read another book not related to their work for the rest of their lives.  Many of those that do indulge in the works of the intellectual successors of Jacqueline Susann... . ...Most high school seniors never heard of Dred Scott... and many never heard of Appomattox... but most can recite volumes about Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga... . "...If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."    -Thomas Jefferson- YP