FBI report concerning armed citizens.

From David Codrea via Oathkeepers   A recently released report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation credits armed citizens with saving lives. “Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2016 and 2017” was released  in April, and provides hard evidence that gun-grabbers who ridicule the efficacy of keeping and bearing arms are demonstrably agenda-driven […]

From the National Security Archives

The CIA Black Sites Program and the Gina Haspel Nomination Will the Hearings Fill in the Redacted Blanks in the Record? National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 626 View the posting Washington, D.C., May 9, 2018—Today’s nomination hearing for Gina Haspel to be CIA director provides an opportunity for the agency and Haspel to […]

Consequences of the US unilaterally pulling out of the Iranian nuclear deal.

We knew the US was going to pull out.  If there was any question, that ended after Israel bombed Iranian facilities in Syria and Iran threatened Israel with a missile attack if it happened again. If Trumps mind wasn’t made up before, that did it. Domestically, the JCPOA deal was Obama’s only foreign policy success […]

Battle capabilities: US-Russia-China

All military services have a tendency to fight the last war and be unable to understand the real challenges of the next one.  That is understandable because those challenges can’t be understood until it happens. The ones who adapt most quickly and adapt their tactics have the best chance.  For reference, various estimates suggest that […]

The Arabs and the Jews and Middle East…a continuing story.

Background: For thousands of years now, Arabs and Jews have been fighting over the same desert.  Since May 1948, part of it has been named Israel but it is historically called Palestine. The Jews claim ownership because God gave them the land…but He didn’t.  They have it because the British gave them a few miles […]

Front page news that isn’t news.

Mt. Mantap collapse: Not news. Structural integrity was lost and partial collapse occurred in the last test, 3 Sept 2017 and was widely reported. Everyone understands that the site is no longer usable. However, as of yesterday, 38 North and other news outlets were still saying the site was fully functional so Kim can argue […]

Israel has never had a domestically generated school shooting.

Google:  Israeli girls with guns See? In Israel, young men and women serve mandatory military terms.  When trained, they can carry 24/7. No one thinks anything about it.  Automatic weapons and handguns are not a problem.  People stop terrorism instantly. Of course, Israel is surrounded by enemies and can be at war in ten minutes.  […]