Special Forces

British special forces soldier killed six Taliban in pitch-black, Viet Cong-style tunnel fight

Reports have surfaced of a 29-year-old British SAS sergeant’s fight against fleeing Taliban terrorists in an underground cave complex in Afghanistan …

Military

West Point graduate wrote ‘Communism will win’ in his cap. The US Army kicked him out

The alumni of the United States Military Academy at West Point span presidents, generals and astronauts in what its students call the Long Grey Line, …

North America

Riot in Nafha prison, as man seized for tweeted photo in cell

Related Articles<p>PNN/Nafha<p>A riot broke out in Nafha prison on Friday as guards came to search the cell of a man pictured on twitter baking Ma’moul …

Palestine

‘Commie cadet’ deserves his discharge – Our military is no place for anti-American extremists

The decision by the Army to discharge an officer who posed for a photo with the words “Communism will win” written inside his cap at his graduation from West Point, and the court-martial conviction of a Marine who joined a neo-Nazi group, illustrate an important principle.<p>The principle should be …

Rights & Freedoms

Amid the World Cup, Vladimir Putin scores some diplomatic goals

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> The Kremlin may be locked in confrontation with the West, but the rest of the world is coming to Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>Russia is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and Putin is scoring important diplomatic points. World leaders have been making their way to Moscow for the …

Russia

A look inside Johnson & Johnson's new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore

Johnson & Johnson officially opened its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore in May and is hoping that, with all its brands under one roof, it can …

Branding

Stop Letting Your Ridiculous Fears Of Nuclear Waste Kill The Planet

Everybody wants to do something about nuclear waste. Nuclear plant operators and most House members want to bury it in Nevada. A bipartisan group of senators wants states to compete for it. And Bill Gates and other entrepreneurs want to reuse it as fuel in next generation reactors.<p>Almost everybody …

Nuclear Energy

What Awaits Yemen After Hodeida?

<i>In the second part of a Cipher Brief two-part series on the significant implications of the battle for Hodeida, Cipher Brief Expert Norm Roule, who</i> …

Middle East

U.S.-led coalition says kills Islamic State oil and gas head in Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition in Syria said on Tuesday it had disrupted Islamic State's funding by killing the man who ran its oil and gas network and other members of the group last month.<p>"The death of these (Islamic State) members hinders the terrorist group's ability to finance …

Middle East

Uranium in remote water supplies

Wednesday, June 20, 2018<p>Uranium in remote water supplies<p>Residents of remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory have been drinking water …

Australia

Defense Contractors Cashing In On Immigrant Kids’ Detention

A scandal-plagued company that used to work for the CIA is poised to profit off the influx of immigrant children being forcibly separated from their …

Immigration

War power

Mary L. Dudziak (Emory): Death and the War Power. John C. Dehn (Loyola): Why a President Cannot Authorize the Military to Violate (Most of) the Law …

Vietnam War

The next ‘cold’ war: America may be missing the boat in the Arctic

At a House subcommittee hearing this month, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., had a trick question for one of the witnesses.<p>“How would you align our …

Geopolitics

Massachusetts Governor: National Guard Won't Go to Border

BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker is reversing a decision to send a Massachusetts National Guard helicopter and crew to U.S.-Mexico border, citing the …

Immigration

The Violent Stagnation in Eastern Ukraine Continues

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 20, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>In June 2018, …

Russia

Destiny and Daring: South Korean President Moon Jae-In’s Impossible Journey Towards Peace

Photo by Janne Wittoeck | CC BY 2.0The South Korean president, Moon Jae-In, has been a discreet if powerful mover in the recent détente and …

South Korea

Head of new veterans memorial and museum hitting the ground running

After he was introduced as the inaugural president and CEO of the new National Veterans Memorial and Museum Tuesday morning, retired Lt. Gen. Michael …

Veterans

What time is Our Girl on BBC One tonight, who's in the cast with Michelle Keegan and what's it about?

MICHELLE Keegan has reprised her role as Georgie Lane for the second part of the third series of hit BBC show Our Girl.<p>Here is everything you need to …

Celebrity (UK)

"Bring ‘Em On?"

In 1970, when I arrived at my unit, Company A, 4th Battalion/503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, in what was then the Republic of Vietnam, I was …

George W. Bush

Erik Prince: I ‘Cooperated’ With Mueller

The Trumpworld insider is under scrutiny for his alleged backchanneling with Russia, his work for China, and his plans for Afghanistan. He defends it …

National Security

These Special Forces-Inspired Boots Look Amazing

Roughly ten years ago, ex-special forces soldier Jason McCarthy founded GORUCK with the simple conviction that he could build a backpack unlike any …

Special Forces

Republicans break from Trump on migrant family separation

WASHINGTON — The lowest points of Donald Trump’s presidency have tended to occur when a sizable portion of his own party has criticized him for his actions, policies and statements (even when the GOP doesn’t necessarily act on that criticism). Think Trump’s initial travel ban, the furor over …

Politics

Battle against Islamist extremism in West Africa rages on as British-trained special forces tell of daily atrocities

British-trained special forces battling Islamist extremism on the West African front line have told of the daily bloody atrocities.<p>Boko Haram and …

Africa

Today in Gear: Hydro Flask’s Excellent New Cooler Bags, IWC’s Perfect Summer Chronograph and More

<i>We’ve made some new adjustments to Today in Gear, including a new publishing time of 4 p.m. in order to capture all the day’s new stories. Comments</i> …

Shopping

Israeli forces detain al-Aqsa guard while settlers raid compound

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces detained head of the security department of the al-Aqsa Mosque and searched the Bab al-Rahma area east of the …

Israel

Gun History: Colt XM148 - Tdhe First Grenade Launch Made for the M16

The M203 40mm grenade launcher slung under an M16 rifle is an iconic sight, giving the gun a distinct profile…it also freed up a grenadier to also be …

Vietnam War

GoRuck MACV-1 Jungle Rucking Boots

Nobody knows adventure quite like the brave souls in the military. Which is exactly why ex-special forces soldier Jason McCarthy started GORUCK – to …

Special Forces

The US used to raise taxes during wartime. It should do so again.

One reason America’s wars are endless: We’re fighting without paying.<p>Crises and controversies involving Iran and North Korea have dominated the foreign affairs news recently, so it is all too easy to forget that the United States remains involved in the two longest — and two of the costliest — wars …

U.S. Politics

Forget Nukes. Will Kim Jong Un Pull Back His Big Guns?

South Korea has just complicated the already fraught negotiations with Kim Jong Un by raising the question of his heavy artillery zeroed in on …

North Korea

Dying Light 2's stunning setting promises to fix the first game's biggest flaw

Despite having a blast with it, I cannot recount a single major plot point of Dying Light, Techland's zombie survival FPS. I can't tell you the main …

PC Gaming