The following is candid commentary regarding the state of instability in both the Sahel and central regions of the current counter-terrorism battleground: Africa. None of the information or analysis below View More ›
As our warfighting capability continues to erode, it is arguably in our best interests for the Syrian Civil War to go on.
A scandal is brewing at the Air Force Academy. Racked by some huge sexual assault and drug incidents, the Air Force Academy allowed the Office of Special Investigations (OSI), an Air View More ›
I know many who are infuriated over the current “deal” made between the United States and Iran. Make no mistake that everyone should be cautious when dealing with Iran. But, View More ›
For once in my lifetime, I have found something that I agree with Michael Moore on: American veterans are committing suicide.
If we were casting for a Star Wars redux movie, Obama would be my pick for Vader, and JSOC would be his Death Star. He’d be perfect to lead us View More ›
We’ve done a lot to cover the Syria conflict, and explain how not black and white the situation is. SOFREP recently wrote a book on the subject, The Syria Report by Kerry View More ›
On Tuesday, NBC News released a draft agreement on the status of American forces staying in Afghanistan beyond the planned force reduction in 2014. The document, classified as “For Official View More ›
Earlier this month (the exact date is unclear) the leader of the Tawhid Brigade, Abdelqader Saleh, was killed in an airstrike in Aleppo. Saleh had been with the uprising from View More ›
There is a lot of talk in the media, and amongst soldiers, about how and why the Army has come off the rails in so many ways. Some of it View More ›
On Nov 1, 2013 Hakimullah Mehsud, the emir of the ‘Movement of the Taliban’ in Pakistan, was killed in North Waziristan in a US drone strike. This was the second View More ›
Modern warfare, as waged by the US, seems to be mostly about timelines. In some respects this is necessary, especially in a combined-arms environment. When you’ve got a lot of View More ›
Since the fall of The Wall, the Russian military has seen better days. It went from a force of four million men and $400+ billion budget, to 1.5 million active View More ›
There’s been a lot said lately about the discrediting of COIN doctrine. We have two glaring examples of its failure right in front of us: Iraq is descending into sectarian View More ›