Securing Security

As some of my readers may already know, there was a bunch of bombings in Brussels last weekend which the Islamic State took credit for. Two of the explosions occurred in an airport. Because, unfortunately, terrorists aren’t totally incompetent idiots, these two went off before the security checkpoint. It’s much easier than trying to get […]

Egypt: Why Not A Bomb?

On Halloween, a Russian airplane left the southern tip of Sinai, only to suffer a catastrophic failure and be scattered across several square miles of desert.

This is bad news for Russia, whose citizens died. It is bad news for the airline company, likely to lose business. It is bad news for Egypt, facing yet […]

Feared & Fearful

The United States is the predominant world power, the world’s lone superpower. This is said so often that it is easy to forget just how ridiculously unbalanced the situation really is.

The United States spends $581 Billion a year on its military, more than the next nine largest budgets put together. China, #2 on the […]

On “Gun Rights for Terrorists”

This post is a much needed deconstruction and critique of a New York Times opinion piece titled ‘Gun Rights for Terrorists’, by Mary Lewis Grow. Go ahead and read it, though I’ll be quoting and paraphrasing liberally.

The author’s complaint is that ‚ÄúThose on the terror watch list are free to buy and own unlimited […]