Donald Trump Is Pushing America’s Special Forces Past the Breaking Point
America has never had more counterterrorism raids — and less of a counterterrorism strategy.
SitRep: JSOC Hunting ISIS; Turkey Threatening Combat in Iraq and Syria
Civilians being Slaughtered in Mosul; No Fly, No Go; And Lots More
Naylor’s ‘Relentless Strike’: the real thing
Here’s a Best Defense guarantee: If you are interested in what this blog covers, you will be fascinated by Foreign Policy contributing editor Sean Naylor’s "Relentless Strike," his new history of the Joint Special Operations Command.
Naylor’s book is very good, but I’ve got some issues with the people who blabbed
Sean Naylor’s Relentless Strike is a superb piece of writing that will be at the top of every bad guy’s reading list for months to come.
Killing Abu Ghadiya
The untold story of a risky Delta Force mission to take out a senior al Qaeda militant inside Syria.
Insurgent Bombings Rise as U.S. Eases off the Taliban
America's most elite troops are largely ignoring the Afghan militants who once sheltered al Qaeda.
An Army business reading list, and Special Ops lessons for business
I admit it. I was prepared to scoff, because too many times I have seen military officers recommend today’s pop favorite biz book. But I found this a surprisingly good list.