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SOF Daily Update - 23 February, 2011

Is Iran Smuggling Weapons to Senegal?
Senegal severed diplomatic relations with Iran, claiming that Iran was supplying weapons to rebels in a disputed region.

Taliban Facilitator Nabbed!
A Taliban facilitator was captured in Kandahar province by Afghan and coalition forces.

Taliban Tactics Fizzle in Garmsir!
Marines in Garmsir have made sure that the Taliban's tactics in the area have fizzled.

Mexico Complains About US in Drug War

Mexican President Felipe Calderon claimed that rivalries between American intelligence agencies have lead to a lack of coordination in fighting drug cartels.

CCRKBA wants ATF funding cut over 'Gunrunner' controversy

Bellevue’s Gottlieb, CCRKBA want ATF funding cut over ‘Gunrunner’ scandal

Bellevue’s Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, took the gloves off yesterday in an e-mail alert to CCRKBA members and supporters, urging them to flood Capitol Hill with messages, demanding a budget cut for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).


Article by Dave Workman

Soldier of Fortune’s Brown backs Steve Schreiner for NRA Board

Firearms designer Len Savage put me in touch with Lt. Col. Robert K. Brown, publisher of Soldier of Fortune Magazine, who wanted to call our attention to the candidacy of Steve Schreiner for the National Rifle Association Board of Directors.

The Nominating Committee has not selected him, however. Per Brown:

NRA will not endorse him ‘cause they think he is "too much of a zealot." My response is that we could use a few more "zealots" on the BOD.

Torture of Christians in Vietnam

December 2010: VN authorities beat and torment Montagnard men during interrogations because of their religious activities and beliefs

On December 1, 2010, three Montagnard men from the village of Bon Croh Ponan (whose names are below) reported to the local police station in Croh Ponan commune because they had each received a letter of summons requesting their presence. The men left their village and arrived at the station at approximately 8:00am. They were taken into separate rooms for questioning. The following paragraphs recount their interrogation sessions.

SOF Daily Update - 22 February, 2011

Voice of America Hacked!
The Voice of America website was hacked today by a group calling itself the Iranian Cyber Army.

How do we deal with high seas pirates?

Seattle couple murdered by pirates; Would guns on board be smart?

Four Americans, including a Seattle couple, aboard a private yacht hijacked by Somali pirates are dead this morning, and readers reacting to the CBS story on-line are wondering why any of the pirates were taken alive. Likewise, after the Seattle Times caught up with the story at about 7:25 a.m., it didn’t take long for readers to suggest that the pirates be taught a lesson.


Voice of America hacked!


The website for Voice of America was hacked today around 12:30 PM Eastern Standard Time. A group called the Iranian Cyber Army claimed responsibility for the hacking.

Page Nine No. 97 -- 30-Round Magazine Debate Misses Key Point

Magazine Ammo Limits Are A Smokescreen, Experts Say
by Alan Korwin

This report was too important to delay. I'll issue a full Page Nine shortly.

I had some guy the other day complain that I sell books on top of trying to save the world. For Pete's sake, I have to make a living, is that a crime now? I'm a capitalist and proud of it. I'm struggling to preserve our rights and struggling to selling stuff. I think that guy's a closet socialist -- capitalism is OK unless you want to sell something -- and benefit from the sale? Puhleeeze.


1- Magazine Ammo Limits