Nathan Webster reviews our new Alvin Greene comic.
Archive of May 2012
by ROBERT BECKHUSEN The U.S. military’s secret space plane is preparing to return from its second mission after an incredible 453 days in orbit (as of today). The robotic X-37B, which resembles a miniature space shuttle, is due to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California sometime in early to mid-June, depending on weather [...]
by ROBERT BECKHUSEN This post was first published on Tuesday. Sorry for the delay. Mexican drug cartels are not strictly drug cartels. One of their fastest growing markets is extortion of private citizens and businesses. Don’t pay, and you can be threatened — or worse. But largely, the cartels target small businesses and individuals, and stay away [...]
Watch as I discuss North Korea, Special Forces and the military’s accusations (since retracted) that I fabricated a news story about the two.
I need a vacation.
Pentagon to Axe: You’re Right
Finally! Lt. Col. Jim Gregory called. This is what he said.
The Post in Question
The Diplomat has yanked my “commandos in North Korea” story, under pressure from those who claim I “made up” Brig. Gen. Neil Tolley’s comments.
Author’s note: I’ve been hired to write marketing material for Ubisoft’s new game Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.
Sometimes it’s better to incapacitate a potential enemy than to kill him. That’s a lesson the U.S. military learned the hard way in the course of several brutal wars. Today, thanks to that painful experience, American troops and their closest allies have access to the latest “nonlethal” weaponry, meant for confusing, distracting, or hurting a bad guy without killing him.
Some folks have accused me of fabricating quotations I attributed to Army Brig. Gen. Neil Tolley regarding U.S. surveillance operations in North Korea. See the original story here … and skepticism here and here.
I’m offering a free copy of my new comic book THE ACCIDENTAL CANDIDATE to anyone willing to review or otherwise promote the iPad edition.