Category: war theory

  • Whoop! U.S. Blackhawk helicopters ferried about two dozen troops from Navy SEAL Team Six, a top military counter-terrorism unit, into the compound identified by the CIA as bin Laden’s hideout — and back out again in less than 40 minutes. Bin Laden was shot in the head, officials said, after he and his bodyguards resisted the assault. More.

  • War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no… Continue reading ""

  • Honoring 9-11 I read the below on Breitbart’s Big Hollywood blog and thought it was worth re-posting here. A good portion of our crew are current and/or former military, with 3 of them having server in the GWOT and one on his way. Honoring September 11th: They Wants Us to Forgetby Mark Tapson “The past is never dead. It’s not… Continue reading ""

  • The iPod – a crucial part of your . . . . arsenal? It looks like iPods have finally come to their own with the tactically-minded set – and I don’t mean the ability to bring up “Welcome to the Jungle” every time you find yourself in the middle of a fray. A company has designed an application for the… Continue reading ""

  • Officers fear Mexican military encounters will turn violent Since 1996, there have been more than 200 confirmed incursions by the Mexican military into the United States. Particularly galling is the fact that the Mexican military often pulls these stunts in Humvees donated to them by the American taxpayers. More.

  • The Predator Mad Minute Last night I put Predator on in the background while I was working on some projects. I have probably seen the movie a good fifty or so times and I still notice little cool things about it. I looked up from the work table at the scene where Bill Duke’s character Eliot rushes up on the… Continue reading ""

  • A Blade Runner Tomorrow Britain’s Ministry of Defence recently published a 90-page report detailing the future conflicts likely faced by British soliders. Though it does have a decidedly British slant, it is very relevant for any Western countries as it details issues that will undoubtedly face Western culture. While it doesn’t mention the nuclear holocaust scenario we all grew up… Continue reading ""