The Rise of Special Operations

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by James A. Russell Americans by and large have lost the connection with what war is all about—even as their armed forces and robots roam the globe blasting away at enemies both real and imagined in a desperate and fruitless… Continue Reading  

Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Special Ops “Successes”

Naval Special Warfare Command will establish Seal Team 10 with a ceremony this Friday at 11 a.m. aboard Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek.

by Nick Turse They’re some of the best soldiers in the world: highly trained, well equipped, and experts in weapons, intelligence gathering, and battlefield medicine.  They study foreign cultures and learn local languages.  They’re smart, skillful, wear some very iconic… Continue Reading