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Iran Protests, Sanctuary State and Bannon’s Big Mouth – The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Dec. 30-Jan. 5/Day 345-351) Week 50

Iran Protests, Sanctuary State and Bannon’s Big Mouth – The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Dec. 30-Jan. 5/Day 345-351) Week 50

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, December 30  (Day 345): Thousands of Iranians protest at tomb of King Cyrus Tens of thousands of Iranians, from various parts of the nation, gathered at the site of the tomb of King Cyrus the Great in Pasargadae Friday morning on the anniversary of his birthday to protest the clerical […]

Don’t Be Alarmed But China Could Be Building A Military Base In Pakistan

Don’t Be Alarmed But China Could Be Building A Military Base In Pakistan

  By LAWRENCE SELLIN, Retired Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve | 3:30 PM 01/01/2018   In a mid-December op-ed at The Daily Caller, I questioned what appeared to be signs of Chinese militarization of Pakistan, in particular, and in the Indian Ocean, in general. . In the last few months, there have been persistent reports of […]

If you want to fight a Taliban insurgency, fight like an insurgent

If you want to fight a Taliban insurgency, fight like an insurgent

by LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD, May 13, 2017 According to a senior White House official, President Donald Trump is deciding between two U.S. strategies in Afghanistan, one “more kinetic” and the other “less kinetic.” The more kinetic plan envisions an increase of at least 3,000 U.S. troops to the existing levels of about 8,400, a matching […]

Pakistan: at least 65 killed in Lahore blast, Taliban claims responsibility

Pakistan: at least 65 killed in Lahore blast, Taliban claims responsibility

A suicide bombing has killed at least 65 people, cure mostly women and children, in the Pakistani city of Lahore. Local authorities said at least 280 more people have been injured and that they fear the death toll is likely to rise. The Taliban faction Jamaat-ul-Ahrar has claimed responsibility for the attack and said “Christians […]

PACKING HEAT: Pakistani Teachers Get Firearm Training

PACKING HEAT: Pakistani Teachers Get Firearm Training

Pakistani teachers are packing heat to protect themselves from the Taliban.

Middle East: Persecuted Flocks Prepare For Christmas

Middle East: Persecuted Flocks Prepare For Christmas