Category Archives: Foreign Policy and the Military

Issues dealing with America’s foreign policies, national defense strategy, and our military

Administration’s Afghan Insanity

When the temperatures were consistently over a hundred degrees this summer some friends and I traveled to Patagonia Lake. Upon arrival I plunged into the lake and raptured in the refreshing coolness of the water. Putting my feet down I … Continue reading

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Trump’s “Extreme Vetting”

Trump’s “Extreme Vetting” appeals to most concerned with national security. But there is a gaping institutional vulnerability ensconced in the federal law that has always required some level of vetting for entry into the U.S. and American citizenship. Immigration law … Continue reading

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Time Out for Tampons! Women In Combat

December 3, 2015, a day that will live in infamy for the United States, Defense Secretary “Ash” Carter (ironic for that is certainly what he has made of the world’s once most powerful military) unilaterally and against expert advice to … Continue reading

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111th Military Intelligence Brigade: LCOL Riehle’s Inquisitions

Cheating at the Military Intelligence “School of Excellence”, Ft. Huachuca, AZ is not only tolerated but often facilitated by cadre.  If it weren’t the student failure rate in most courses would be about 40%. Inquisition #1. I volunteered for mobilized … Continue reading

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111th MI Brigade: Peter Principle Personified

In my opinion, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade “School of Excellence” is not only knowingly employing but promoting a neo-Nazi.  His name is Dusty Miller.  Having seen his work I believe his employment as a former instructor at the MI Captain’s Career … Continue reading

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Military Retiree Sleep Apnea a National Fraud

The world renowned Mayo Clinic defines sleep apnea as “a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. You may have sleep apnea if you snore loudly and you feel tired even after a full night’s sleep. … Continue reading

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Refugee Children – America’s Hypocrisy

A majority of Americans are “cool” to the idea of allowing Central American “children” to flood across the U.S. border and take up residency.  The public premise of the demographically gerrymandering president is to rescue these “innocents” from the horrors … Continue reading

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Israel’s War with Hamas – Some Truth

Jacqueline O’Connor’s anti-Semitic vitriol would make any Nazi or KKK member proud.  But like most rabid bigots, her basic assumptions are patently false beginning with “Israel displacing Palestineans.”  James Michener (and others) debunked that myth many decades ago in his … Continue reading

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SGT. Tahmooressi Is Wrong

As a former Marine and a father of three Marines I will support a good Marine to the death.  But as a retired counterintelligence officer and immigration inspector with over 5,000 criminal interrogations I see a lot of holes in … Continue reading

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Retired CIA’s “Keyhole” Analysis

While I identify with retired CIA analysts Goldcamps’ patriotic passion and historical interests we differ in perspective.  Their 22 June editorial in the Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald contains recycled recitations of out-moded WW II concepts and commonly quoted plattitudes of … Continue reading

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