Here is a phrase that has echoed in my thoughts for years now and still gives me the chills: The Night of 1000 Jackals. I’ll leave the in-depth discussion of possibilities to all of you.
Everyone knows that the Arctic is a big land filled with oil, natural resources and, most importantly, water. It is also the ground of future warfare – the Russian and View More ›
The media is currently in a frenzy about the leadership of ISIS, hailing Al-Baghdadi as the new Bin Laden, the next Public Enemy #1 for them to write about and View More ›
Designed as a Combat Search And Rescue (CSAR) platform, the HH-60G Pave Hawk has been deployed extensively in support of U.S. interests at home and abroad.
Today at 10AM a group of about forty Iraqi immigrants belonging to the Yezidi religious minority protested in front of the United Nations building in Manhattan. Among them was my View More ›
There aren’t many books that you know are going to be extraordinary even before you open them. “Arc of the Gurkha” is one of those.
According to recent reporting from Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs, the details surrounding the failed CV-22 insertion into Bor, South Sudan in support View More ›
I am sending this message out to every contact I have in the media and in journalism to inform you that on Friday (August 22nd) a group of the Iraqi View More ›
US Special Forces has some fairly good Unconventional Warfare doctrine to work from as a base. The concept of using a small 12-man team to infiltrate deep behind enemy lines, View More ›
On August 16, US airstrikes in the vicinity of Mosul Dam began. Previously, airstrikes had largely been centered on protecting Erbil, where the US Consulate is located, and some in View More ›
For the uninitiated, RUMINT stands for “Rumor-based Intelligence.” It is the grapevine, the Lance Corporal Underground, the mysterious pathways by which information gets around before higher’s even aware that it’s View More ›
We’re often asked by listeners here at SOFREP, “Where are the Air Force and Marines on the show?” Legitimate criticisms, and we hear you loud and clear. So joining us View More ›
A few years ago I had a New Jersey cop who was deployed as a Civil Affairs soldier tell me about how police officers approach counter-insurgency differently than guys who View More ›