SOF Newsletter - 29 October, 2010
SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES INVESTIGATED
A series of suspicious packages in a number of states, including New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey has triggered an investigation.
A FELON WITH A GUN
Dave Workman discusses a situation where a bad guy got a gun, and how it inevitably leads to call to disarm the law-abiding who are potential victims of other bad guys.
Despite massive amounts of military aid, Pakistan is not moving to handle the situation in North Waziristan, where al-Qaeda, the Haqqani Network, and the Taliban seem to have taken refuge.
SUPPORT POPADITCH AND PANTANO
Former Marines Nick Popaditch and Ilario Pantano, both veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom, are running for Congress in California and North Carolina, respectively. For links to their campaign sites, go to http://www.sofmag.com.
TWO DOZEN BAD GUYS WHACKED
Special Operations personnel and Afghan Border Police teamed up for an operation against insurgents in Kandahar. In that op, 24 insurgents were killed.
COMPOUND CLEARING 101
Video of Afghan forces being trained in searching compounds.
WAKE UP AND SMELL THE GUNPOWDER
At BigPeace.com, Ted Galen Carpenter slams the Obama Administration's inattention to the situation in Mexico. He points out how car bombings have now appeared, and now the American consulate in Monterey has evacuated dependents.
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