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New INFOSEC Guidelines from the White House

May 6, 2011 by


Received via email: Greetings, Barack Obama has decided to withhold photos of the body of Osama bin Laden. This must have been a big decision for a President who campaigned on government transparency, and the idea that Americans should not be shielded from the horrors of war. Please see the new INFOSEC guidelines issued by […]

Michael Yon: McChrystal’s Ousting a “Turning Point” in the War – Video

July 2, 2010 by


Combat journalist Michael Yon predicts 2011 will be a bloody year for American troops in Afghanistan. He is confident Gen. Petraeus’ tactics will work and says McChrystal’s ousting was the right thing to do for the future of the war. Michael Yon: McChrystal’s Ousting a “Turning Po…,

Michael Yon: Gates Of Fire

October 26, 2007 by


There is no doubt about it. America’s best is in Iraq. This is real news, like you will never see from the drive by media. Nobody does it better or more real than Michael Yon. Yon is the real deal, read him early, read him often. And then help arrived in the form of one […]

Why I Miss Iraq and Afghanistan…

October 22, 2007 by


Michael Yon has written an incredible article about the disconnect between the American people and the Troopers on the ground in Iraq. Anyone who has been in Iraq for longer than a few months, visited a handful of provinces, and spoken with a good number of Iraqis, likely would acknowledge that the reality here is […]