Terrorism

 PLA Honor Guard Just weeks after a surprising if not risible announcement on the part of the Chinese government that the South China Sea in under its purview, a US warship plays chicken with the PLA Liaoning and they almost collide. In the past decade or so, the United States and its Allies have agreed […]

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Cracks In The Armor Of Empire.

by Daniel Russ on February 13, 2013

        The most satisfying part about being an armchair general, or a part time self taught military historian is that you work in a bubble so often that your theories ferment without much opposition. After a few months you are convinced that you are an absolute genius waiting to be picked up. […]

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Domestic Terrorist Wants Welfare

July 17, 2010

Daniel Cowart, who plead guilty to 8 federal charges, including a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama and over 100 black people, has requested that he be moved to a county jail in Tennessee to undergo tattoo alterations before he is sent to federal prison, reports to The Jackson Sun. Related Posts:The Year In Review. […]

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Chilling Interview With The Author Of A Book On The Future Of Terrorism

June 16, 2010

“John Robb is a globally-recognized author, technologist, and entrepreneur specializing in the complex systems of insurgency and asymmetrical warfare. His book, Brave New War, is an Amazon best-seller and established his expertise as a researcher & military consultant. He has been featured in the New York Times, The Economist, and the Wall Street Journal. His […]

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Terrorist Attack Thwarted in NY

May 2, 2010

“If you see something, say something,” the ubiquitous anti-terror ads in New York City read—and a Times Square T-shirt vendor did exactly that on Saturday night, thwarting a potential terrorist attack. After alerting two police officers to a smoking Nissan SUV on 45th St. and Broadway, NYPD cleared the area and discovered what appeared to […]

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Tea Partiers Threaten Immigrants

April 18, 2010

” “LOS ANGELES — A white supremacist group rallied against illegal immigration in downtown Los Angeles Saturday as hundreds of counter-protesters gathered to shout them down in a tense standoff that included several arrests, thrown rocks and police in riot gear. Police officers stood between the white supremacists and counter-demonstrators on the south lawn of […]

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Right Wing Terrorists Planned To Go After President, Then Go Down In Blaze of Glory, Dressed In Tuxedoes, Firing Out The Windows

March 31, 2010
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“Cowart and fellow skinhead Paul Schlesselman told police that they planned to kill 88 people, beheading 14 of them, and then die in a blaze of glory as they drove towards Mr Obama dressed in white tuxedos and firing out the windows.” Source: UK, Telegraph Save Related Posts:The Year In Review. Some Topics Poorly Covered […]

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We Have All Been Here Before

March 31, 2010

“On Monday, suicide bombers struck the Moscow subway killing 38 people and wounding scores of others. The bombers, both women, were purportedly acting on behalf of Islamic breakaway sects in the North Caucasus, including Chechnya. I find it strikingly odd that relatively few in the press have recalled that a pair of Chechen women are […]

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Next Stop…Somalia

March 6, 2010

“MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Somali government is preparing a major offensive to take back this capital block by crumbling block, and it takes just a listen to the low growl of a small surveillance plane circling in the night sky overhead to know who is surreptitiously backing that effort. “It’s the Americans,” said Gen. Mohamed […]

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Pentagon Shooting Suspect Deader Than Elvis

March 5, 2010

“WASHINGTON (Associated Press) – The well-dressed gunman mortally wounded after firing at and injuring two Pentagon police officers was armed with two 9 millimeter semiautomatic weapons and carried several magazines of ammunition, the chief of the Pentagon police said Friday. Chief Richard Keevill said the shooter, identified as John Patrick Bedell of Hollister, Calif., spent […]

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Is Obama Doing A Better Job Against Terrorists Than Bush?

February 7, 2010

This is a fair question. It also opens up another avenue of questioning: if this turns out to be true, then how is it that terrorists should be combated? Take a look at the terrorism that plagued Egypt and Algeria at the end of the 20th century. Jihadists tried desperately to bank on the win […]

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Pakistani NeuroScientist Convicted Of Terrorism

February 4, 2010

“An MIT-trained Pakistani woman was convicted this afternoon for trying to kill Americans while detained in Afghanistan in 2008. The tirade-prone Aafia Siddiqui, 37, was found guilty of attempted murder by a jury in Manhattan federal court, even after she denied charges that she had opened fire on US soldiers and FBI agents in Afghanistan. […]

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Be Afraid.

February 3, 2010

“Stay alert: The CIA expects al Qaeda to attack the U.S. in the next three to six months. Agency chief Leon Panetta said Tuesday that the terrorist group is sending new recruits with “clean” records to the U.S. to carry out attacks from inside the country. “The biggest threat is not so much that we […]

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Fascinating Story Of An American High School Kid Who Began His Life As A Typical Boy In Alabama And Became A Terrorist In Somalia

January 31, 2010
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“Hammami responded that he understood how strange it might seem to “fight for beliefs,” especially as he had once been a liberal (under the influence, he wrote, of the teacher he still referred to as “Mrs. Hirsch”). But he had come to the realization that “we don’t live in a utopian society.” “When I came […]

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I Am Woman, Hear Me Explode.

January 24, 2010

“The same group that was responsible for the Christmas Day plane bomber is training women, who may be “non Arab” in appearance and traveling on Western passports to attack targets in the West, officials warn. British spy chiefs raised the threat state to “severe” in that country this weekend. Said former White House terrorism adviser […]

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Pakistani Army All Tuckered Out.

January 21, 2010

“ISLAMABAD — The Pakistani army said Thursday during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates that it can’t launch any new offensives against militants for six months to a year to give it time to stabilize existing gains. The announcement probably comes as a disappointment to the U.S., which has pushed Pakistan to expand […]

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In The Age Of Terror, Disruptive Passengers Create Chaos At Airports.

January 9, 2010

Before 9/11, Richard Reid or the underwear bomber, a disruptive passenger was a minor problem for an airline. Today, every improperly stored bag is a threat. Every angry passenger is a threat. “DENVER — Disruptive passengers caused two commercial airplanes to be diverted Friday, with military jets scrambling to escort a San Francisco-bound flight into […]

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Presenting The Adult-In-Chief

January 8, 2010

Yesterday Barack Obama took the opportunity to show his distinct distinctly different approach to counter terrorism and leadership from the Bush Administration, and frankly it was refreshing. 1.  He took responsibility. “No one could have imagined,” barked Condoleeza Rice, that terrorists would strike inside the US by stealing aircraft and flying them into buildings despite […]

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Poverty Is The Petrie Dish Of Terrorism.

January 7, 2010

“WASHINGTON — When I visited Yemen in the mid-1980s, I flew from Cairo to the capital of San’a on Yemeni Airlines, and it was not long before I realized what a strange “journey” I was indeed on. Almost all of the passengers were Yemeni men in their immaculate white robes, and almost everyone carried a […]

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The UK Police Have All Lost Their Minds

January 5, 2010

Before you complain about TSA agents in the US, take a look at our progressive partner in counter terrorism; The Brits. Now that’ll stop those terrorists. Source: Boingboing Related Posts:The Year In Review. Some Topics Poorly Covered By The Media.Cracks In The Armor Of Empire.Domestic Terrorist Wants WelfareChilling Interview With The Author Of A Book […]

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