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Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

| October 11, 2021 | 18 Comments
Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

I remember a time when it was the US’s position that we don’t negotiate with terrorists. How quaint that seems now. AP wire reports; The U.S. has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to a desperately poor Afghanistan on the brink of an economic disaster, while refusing to give political recognition to the country’s new Taliban […]

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FBI director seeks new opportunity as Captain Obvious

| September 22, 2021 | 4 Comments
FBI director seeks new opportunity as Captain Obvious

Jeff LPH 3 sends in this article from The Hill; FBI Director Christopher Wray warned Tuesday that the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan could inspire a new wave of extremism in the U.S. Wray testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee that extremist groups have never stop plotting attacks on U.S. soil. He […]

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9.11.01 – We remember Rick Rescorla

| September 11, 2021 | 10 Comments
9.11.01 – We remember Rick Rescorla

I’d like to take a moment to re-tell the story of this amazing hero of 9/11. I could write about Colonel Rick Rescorla (ret), but our own Hondo wrote him up better than I ever could more than six years ago. Without further ado, take a moment to remember men like Rick and the hundreds […]

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Well, Bye….

| July 5, 2021 | 73 Comments
Well, Bye….

US troops have left Afghanistan. https://www.defenseone.com/policy/2021/07/fighter-jets-leave-afghanistan-us-departs-bagram/183068/ While we are withdrawing after 20 years of occupying the base we built at Bagram, and the original reason for going there (the 9/11/2001 attacks) have faded from the memories of most people, we will still have a small presence there in Kabul. And yes, al Qaeda are still […]

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Al-Qaeda’s Number Two Killed

| November 15, 2020 | 24 Comments
Al-Qaeda’s Number Two Killed

Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, also known as Muhammad al-Masri, is an al-Qa’ida senior leader and a member of al-Qa’ida’s leadership council, the “majlis al-shura.” Abdullah also is an al-Qa’ida financial officer, facilitator, and operational planner. He was indicted and charged by a federal grand jury for his role in the 7 August 1998 bombings of the […]

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US drone strike kills 2 senior Al Qaeda operatives in Syria

| October 16, 2020 | 15 Comments
US drone strike kills 2 senior Al Qaeda operatives in Syria

The KoB sends in the breaking news that two more ranking members of a terrorist organization have been sent packing from this mortal coil. The U.S. military carried out a drone strike Thursday, killing two senior Al Qaeda operatives in northwest Syria. “U.S. forces conducted a strike against Al Qaeda in Syria in the vicinity […]

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2 ISIS ‘Beatles’ indicted in US on charges linked to beheadings of American hostages

| October 8, 2020 | 12 Comments
2 ISIS ‘Beatles’ indicted in US on charges linked to beheadings of American hostages

ninja sent in this article on two Daesh Jihadis who are being sent to the US to stand trial for their role in abducting, torturing, and killing American aid workers in Syria. Two British Islamic State terror suspects known as the “Beatles” were indicted in the torturing and beheading of American aid workers and journalists […]

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Pensacola Shooter Had Prior Al-Qaeda Contact

| May 18, 2020 | 19 Comments
Pensacola Shooter Had Prior Al-Qaeda Contact

Mohammed Alshamrani was involved in a shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Station. Three American Sailors were killed during the shooting. The FBI gathered the shooter’s phones and wanted to gain access to them. Apple refused to cooperate. The FBI still managed to gain access to those phones. They discovered that the Pensacola shooter had contact […]

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