NOVEMBER 2011 TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Go behind the scenes of the shooting of The Ultimate Sniper III: The Video with Maj. John Plaster, USA (Ret.), the author of The Ultimate Sniper.
By Mark Gongea
FURTHER INTO THE ATF WEB OF IDIOCY
Operation “Fast and Furious” was a classic case of a stupid idea that nobody tried to stop. However, could infighting among pro-Second Amendment types give anti-gunners the opportunity to cover up the growing scandal?
By Harold Hutchison
AMERICA AT WAR
On 6 August, a CH-47 Chinook carrying members of DEVGRU, the Navy’s elite special operations unit, went down in Afghanistan. That shootdown would result in a number of questions about the operation, and the strategy in Afghanistan.
By Harold Hutchison
FOUR BULLETS IN HIS BOOTS
The Studies and Observation Group (SOG) carried out innumerable death-defying recon missions. Close calls were not uncommon in their missions. John Stryker Meyer reveals one of those close calls.
By John Stryker Meyer
ARAB SPRING OR MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD LEAP?
Middle East expert warns that the $40 Billion the U.S. and the West gave to the Arab Spring will line the pockets of the chameleon Muslim Brotherhood that may prove to be more dangerous to the United States than autocrats and dictators.
by Dr. Martin Brass
WARRIORING IS IN THE BROWN BLOOD
SOF publisher Robert K. Brown traces the military history of one of the Brown family warriors, Corporal Paul W. Brown, USMC.
By Robert K. Brown
The Battle of Belleau Wood was one of the defining moments in Marine Corps history. The Marine Corps Museum in Quantico, VA, honors those who fought for freedom there and in many other conflicts.
By Bob Pilgrim
AMERICAN BOOTS ON THE GROUND IN LIBYA
As Libyan rebels fought to depose the regime of Muammar Qaddafi, they received help, including assistance from an American volunteer.
By H. Smith
THE BRITISH WELFARE STATE IMPLODES
The riots in London were a surprise. However, they had been brewing for a long time. Dr. Jack Wheeler from ToThePointNews.com describes the implications of the riots here in the United States.
By Dr. Jack Wheeler, ToThePointNews.com
HECKLER & KOCH’S NEW P30
Heckler & Koch designed what was one of the world’s most widely used submachine guns in the MP5. The company also designs pistols – and one of the newest is the P30!
By Gary Paul Johnston
SOF PROVING GROUND: LARuE'S RIFLES
LaRue Tactical has released new rifles–the PredatAR in 7.62mm NATO and 5.56mm NATO, and the LaRue 5.56mm OBR. SOF's Proving Ground gives the scoop!
RKB’s Take on Libya’s Questionable Future and Other Observations
By Robert K. Brown
That Mystery Chopper; As Good As It Gets; There Ought To Be A Rule…; Bring Back the Classifieds; Don’t Send The Troops; Promoted?; Argentina Update; Letter to Walmart; Will Troops’ Votes Count?
Stealth Amnesty; Um… Want to Re-Think the Slogan?; NRA, NSSF Sue BATFE; Scrapping Military Pensions?; The White Mouse; The Ground Combat Vehicle; Adapt, Improvise, and Overcome; Women and Guns
SOF Warrior Salute
A list of troops lost in the Chinook crash.
Submitted by the Pentagon
Arab Spring or Muslim Brotherhood Leap?; Brotherhood, supported by the United States under the pretense that it has been born again as a moderate democratic group, rears its head in Syrian, Libyan, Egyptian, Yemeni and other revolutions. Law Enforcement Hacked by Anonymous; Turk Air Raid on PKK terrorists; Deadliest Years in Afghanistan and Iraq; ChiComs Flex Superpower Muscle; Taiwan Aircraft Carrier Killer Unveiled; Mexico Accepts Mercs for Drug War but Refuses to call Them Mercenaries; U.S. Private Contractors Train Government Troops in Somalia.
By Dr. Martin Brass
News and products from Colt, Tru-Spec, Maxpedition, Ronald Kessler, D&L Sports, Revision, and Steelcutter Publishing
By Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, USMC (Ret.)