2011 American of the Year: Seal Team 6

  The United States Navy 'SEAL' teams are the Navy's principal special operations force. The 'SEAL' acronym stands for Sea, Air, and Land, and each of these factors was on display on May 2nd, 2011. On that day, the Navy's "SEAL Team 6", it's Special Warfare Development Group, got revenge for America and exorcised a … Continue reading 2011 American of the Year: Seal Team 6

Islamism Series: Back to Afghanistan

For a land-locked nation that is basically a pile of rock and sand, Afghanistan holds some serious sway in the international community. The reasons are many, but they are sometimes difficult to grasp until you look more closely. Afghanistan is bordered on the west by an Islamic nuclear-power wannabe ruled by a mad President in … Continue reading Islamism Series: Back to Afghanistan

Islamism Series: The Mujahideen and the Taliban

One of the most difficult hurdles for someone to overcome in understanding the meaning behind the many stories that they hear bandied about the airwaves and internet is basic definitions. Who are we talking about, what exactly are they doing, why are they doing it, and how does it affect me? The stories, people, cultures, … Continue reading Islamism Series: The Mujahideen and the Taliban