This week, the SOFREP News Roundup showcases thieving VA executives, the Italian Navy waits 40 years to do something about Mafia explosives, and a German man is determined to finish, uh, watching his adult film.
Harjit Singh Sajjan has spent 11 years as a police officer in the Vancouver Police Department; his last position there was as a detective with the Drug and Gang unit. He is also a veteran of Bosnia, has endured three tours in Afghanistan as an intelligence officer, and has served as a Lt. Col. in the reserves—the first Sikh to command a regiment in Canada.
Once the Fencer was stricken and no longer able to fly, both pilots inside ejected, and thus began the Russian Air Force’s attempt to rescue their downed airmen.
Sometimes a picture says it all. Happy Thanksgiving from the veteran team at SOFREP.
Comparing a Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer to a Lockheed-Martin F-16 Viper is like comparing a heavy duty, ¾-ton pickup truck to a Corvette on a road course.
Turkey supports ISIS A team of Columbia University researchers from the United States, Europe, and Turkey confirmed last week that the Turkish government has provided to ISIS: military cooperation, weapons, View More ›
A Russian Su-24M Fencer was shot down this morning after it allegedly violated Turkey’s sovereign airspace.
Russia and Iran agree on plan for Syria Iran’s supreme leader has praised Moscow’s regional role — particularly in Syria — as “effective” during a meeting with the Russian president View More ›
ISIS in Afghanistan The Islamic State’s Wilayat Khorasan (Khorasan Province), its small branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan, advertised a training camp that is named after a former religious scholar who View More ›