Monthly Archives: December 2017

Peshmerga:conventional coalition elements are with them doing advise and assist

After a cracking 6 months delivering training to #Peshmerga and #Iraqi Army, we have now handed over to @2_SCOTS, and are on our way home. The lads have been amazing; their efforts have done much in the fight to #DefeatDaesh. … Continue reading

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Special Ops Afghanistan enabled or advised 2,175 ground ops

From June 1 to Nov. 24, troops assigned to Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan enabled or advised 2,175 ground operations and 261 kinetic strikes in support of the Afghan Special Security Forces. Dec. 15, 2017 Enhancing Security and Stability in … Continue reading

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Blackwater spy network for U.S.?

Executive Office figures are considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with assistance from Oliver North, a key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal — to provide CIA Director Mike Pompeo … Continue reading

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Hazimiyoun: a return to the Near Enemy after ISIS?

In the attack on the Rawda mosque near the northern Sinai town of Bir al Abed, followers of an ultra-extremist IS faction known as “Hazimiyoun” played a role, observers suspect, or were behind the mosque attack. Detained Egyptian IS suspects … Continue reading

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