AMERICA AT WAR
KARZAI, A DEADLY ALLY?
Hamid Karzai has been placing more restrictions on American operations. Now, he may be trying to shut down one of
America’s most effective tools in Operation Enduring Freedom. Has America backed the wrong person in Afghanistan?
By Ralph Peters
THE KOREAN WAR, A CHAPTER FORGOTTEN
Did the Korean War hold lessons for treating detainees in the War on Terror? Maj. James Gebhardt describes how POWs were handled in Korea in an excerpt from his book The Road to Abu Ghraib.
By Maj. James Gebhardt, USA (Retired)
WELCOME TO HELL
What do you need in order to make it through a tour in Afghanistan? Here, Benjamin Tupper offers suggestions as to what to take – and what must be learned and done in order to succeed in the counterinsurgency campaign.
By CPT Benjamin Tupper
THE FIGHT FOR THE HIGH GROUND
Maj. Douglas Pryer was an intelligence officer who had the task of reviewing the treatment of detainees in Operation Iraqi Freedom. In an interview with Dr. Martin Brass, he lays out where he stands on the controversy over the policies of the Bush administration in the War on Terror.
By Dr. Martin Brass
PATRIOT GUARD RIDES FORTHE FALLEN
Burying a fallen service member is a tragedy each time it is done. However, when some extremists felt the need to
protest at the funerals of those who fell in battle for the United States, one patriotic American motorcyclist after the
other rode in to protect the families from added grief until the organization grew nationwide and became a force to be
By Harold Hutchison
STAND FORTHOSEWHO STOOD BY US
SOF ’s Maj. James F. Gebhardt speaks as a member of the Patriot Guard
By Maj. James F. Gebhardt USA (Ret.)
AMNESTY ONTHE HORIZON
With the Obama administration’s push for amnesty, people need to know just what is going on. However, a number of
American citizens are stepping forward to aid Customs and Border Patrol as part of the Border Patrol Auxiliary.
By John Fasano
THE GRINGO’S CINCO DE MAYO
Cinco de Mayo is often seen as a chance to enjoy tequila. But what is the history behind this holiday? What else does
it mean? In this article, Dr. Jack Wheeler of ToThePointNews.com explains the background to this holiday – and reveals a dark side to this festive day.
By Dr. Jack Wheeler
WHO DARES WINS
When two of their own were kidnapped by insurgents tied to Moqtada Sadr, the SAS was ready to act. But they soon
learned that caution and worry about politics and how things might look were paramount at high levels of the chain of
By Harold Hutchison, Based on a London Daily Mail article
NO TIME LIKE TRIGGERTIME
RKB and Jerry Kraus took part in a defensive pistol class – and used the opportunity to try out a number of pistols. See how pistols from Para USA, Kimber, Les Baer, and Kahr performed as they went through some trigger time.
By Jerry Kraus
2010 CATALOG SHOWCASE
Find some of the best weapons and gear in catalogs from De Santis, Adams Industries, Altus Brands, Militec, Marsgear, Rock River Arms, Surefire, S.O.Tech, and Revision Eyewear.
Are Our Rules of Engagement Out Of Whack In Afghanistan?
By Lt. Col Robert K Brown USA (Ret.)
Armed Citizens; We Have to Show ID…;Why Not Buy the Dope?; The Disgraceful Treatment of Tarawa; More on Benefits; Billboard for a Fallen Hero; Awards for the Battle of Baghdad International Airport; Sniper Assistance
The Sorry State of Mexican Police; The Real Che T-Shirt; A Different Woodstock; Tiger Stripes in Afghanistan; Faces of Honor; New British Marksman Rifle; A Sellout, or Political Jiujitsu?
Manhunt on, as 17 Afghan trainees on the loose after escaping Texas air base;Who killed Iranian Guard General?;
PKK kills 40 Turkish military personnel, dozens of rebels killed; Mexico drug war spills over to Guatemala; $1 billion
Saudi dollars go to Afghanistan to support Al Qaida; Iran trains the Taliban; Mexican pirates learn not to mess with
Texan fishermen; TIGERS kidnap ISI agents and journalist; Castro regime trains Venezuelan military; Gaza’s Salafi connected to al Qaida?; Terror alert on the U.S. border; Ayatollah demands “non-imperialists” countries take over UN Security Council; Scandals take Canadian officers down; Truth takes German President down over outrage of admitting economic interests in Afghanistan.
By Dr. Martin Brass
When do you use force? It is a question that when answered incorrectly will bring consequences to the officer who uses it. Gary Paul Johnston tackles this delicate issue – laying out some advice.
By Gary Paul Johnston
By Lt. Col. Oliver North, USC (Ret.)