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JULY 2012 Table of Contents

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COVER STORY

THE MAN BEHIND THE NOTORIOUS PALADIN PRESS
Boulder, Colorado, is one of the most liberal cities in the country, and SOF has always enjoyed giving them a bellyache. Well, Paladin Press is also based out of Boulder, and publisher Peder Lund, here in a James Dean look-a-like photo, also is adding to the discomfort of the left.
By Dr. Martin Brass

AMERICA AT WAR

SCREAMING EAGLE SOLDIER RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS
Air Force Cross, Distinguished Service Cross Awarded for Heroism in Afghanistan.
By Megan Locke Simpson, Fort Campbell Courier

RULE OF LAW: THE AFGHAN WAY
In America, rule of law is taken as a given, and many people don’t think much of the concept. But in Afghanistan, things are very different on that front.
By Ross Elder

THE MOST LETHAL SNIPER?
Snipers have made decisive shots in American military history, going back to the Battle of King’s Mountain. But what is best way to measure a sniper’s lethality?
By Craig Roberts

FEATURES
COBRA GOLD
Every year, the United States and Thailand team up for a major exercise code-named COBRA GOLD. Units from all four services participate in this exercise, including an Oregon National Guard unit that has come off a successful combat tour in Iraq.
By Sgt. Armondo Borboa, United States Army

THE LIFE OF AN EVERYDAY AMERICAN INFANTRYMAN
What does a wounded infantryman do when he cannot go on the front lines? One hero tells how he discovered a new calling to continue serving.
By Sgt. Armondo Borboa, United States Army

GLOCK PERFECTION A LA FALCON
The Glock has been known as a reliable pistol, but Falcon Industries has developed grips to make it a more comfortable pistol for shooters with hands of all sizes.
By Gary Paul Johnston

THE CARLOS (The Jackal) CALIBER
The 7.62x25mm Tokarev caliber has been used for decades by the Soviet Union and Communist China in pistols and submachine guns. But just how good is it? Bob Pilgrim finds out!
By Bob Pilgrim

AFRICAN LION HUNT
The king of beasts becomes the focus of a hunt in Africa.
By Randy Luth

KEL-TEC’S NEW KSG
Kel-Tec’s subcompact pistols are well known, as are some of its rifles. However, they have now developed a shotgun that carries 15 rounds of 12-gauge firepower.
By Gary Paul Johnston

COLUMNS
COMMAND GUIDANCE
Manipulation of a Tragedy
By SOF Editors

FLAK
Gun Control Fails Again; On the Falklands; Thank You; Missing Medal; Did We Go Wrong?; Greetings

BULLETIN BOARD
Romney Attacks Holder during NRA Convention Speech; Oklahoma City: What the Investigation Missed and Why It Still Matters; Our Navy Needs 200 More Ships; Sexual Assaults Rise Dramatically in the Military.

ADVENTURE QUARTERMASTER
Tactical Tailor; Revision Eyewear; Heizer Double Tap MOLLE Deployment Pouch; Rock River Arms; Pantaeo Productions; Beware Evildoers; Tac Shield Light Sticks

TERRORISM SITREP
$10 Million Bounty on Mumbai Attack Mastermind; French Spree an Al Qaeda Attack?; Bout Gets 25 Years; Zetas and MS-13 Team Up?; Last Stand in Afghanistan?; Coup in Mali; Israeli Deal with Azerbaijan?; 14 Die in Thailand Car Bombing
By Dr. Martin Brass

COMMON SENSE
Nine years ago this week, our Fox News team accompanied U.S. Marines as they swept into Baghdad and then north up the Tigris River to seize Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit.
By Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, USMC (Ret.)