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TERRORISM TRIAL SPECIAL

THE NETHERLANDS INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNAL FOR THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA ETHNIC CLEANSING TRIAL of Radovan Karadzic, head of the Serbian Republika Srpska, stalled again. Charged with ordering massacres in Srebrenica that killed 8000, Karadzic, representing himself, requested a 10-month extension to study millions of pages of documents.

COMMON SENSE: Suicide Pact

This week [20 November], while "the most traveled president in history" was on his latest foreign adventure and bowing to Japanese Emperor Akihito, the rest of the O-Team was busy kowtowing to political correctness. The headlines tell the story:

 

COMMAND GUIDANCE: Smoke and Mirrors

In the November, 2009 issue of SOF, former NRA attorney and POW James Warner described how the anti-gunners have misrepresented certain semi-automatic firearms. Second Amendment attorney Bob Sanders provides some additional insight into the issue. – Ed.

 

FLAK

REPORT FROM EL SALVADOR

BULLETIN BOARD

CLARIFICATION

In the November 2009 issue of SOF, the last two words of the article “Blood and Guts in Kirkuk, Iraq,” “tough bastard.”, were cut off. We regret the mistake.

TERRORISM SITREP

UNITED STATES TO SEND OR NOT TO SEND 40,000 more troops to Afghanistan—that is the question. DUNCES OF DOOMSDAY U.S.

COMMON SENSE: Quiet, Please

Eight years ago this week [9 October], just 25 days after the vicious attacks of 9/11, the U.S. struck back at the Taliban and al Qaida in Afghanistan. Thirty-three days later, U.S.-supported Northern Alliance troops were in Kabul, and the remnants of al Qaida and its Taliban hosts were in retreat to Kandahar and mountain redoubts along the Afghanistan–Pakistan border.

ASSAULT RIFLE BAN ON THE HORIZON

Liberals cannot let go of their fascination with, and fear (real or feigned) of, “assault weapons,” constantly introducing new legislation to ban them. During the 2008 campaign, Barak Obama said that he would like to restore and make permanent the federal ban on these firearms enacted in 1994 which automatically expired in 2004. His Attorney General, Eric Holder, has said the same thing.

COMMAND GUIDANCE

In the early days and weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, a small cadre of Americans with vast amounts of intelligence experience reported to the Langley, Va., headquarters of the CIA. These unsung heroes were dispatched to run operations against the al-Qaida conspirators who leveled the World Trade Center and struck the nerve center of the U.S. military.