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

War is not the answer

One thing that should be fairly clear from Soviet involvement in Afghanistan in the 1980's, and American involvement in both Iraq and Afghanistan in the 2000's, is that waging war in the Middle East is not a winning long term strategy.In the short-term, deposing dangerous regimes and tyrannical rulers with military force is something that … Continue reading War is not the answer

Islamism Series: The Two Jihads

Back in April of this year, local Philadelphia Bulletin writer Herb Denenberg pointed out that the War on Terror (or the 'contingency operation' or whatever other soft-sounding name the Obama administration wants to rename it today) needed to be fought on two fronts. Fail to fight battles aggressively on either front, and we are in … Continue reading Islamism Series: The Two Jihads