Three shots were fired, guns were reloaded and shots were repeated. It was Lt. Col. Jorge Dolmo who on the firing line, shooting and running the drill over and over on the M9 pistol, along with his fellow trainees. They were practicing quick magazine changes and the ?tap and rack? drills while being supervised by their instructors. The lessons learned from this exercise were … [Read more...] about US Troops on Special Training for UN Mission
What to Consider When Joining the Military Considering joining the military? Indeed, you presumably have given it a lot of thought and come up with a lot of questions. If you are like most people, though, the minute you stroll in to talk with a recruiter, you won't be able to recollect any of them. There are a few inquiries you have to verify you ask your enrollment … [Read more...] about Want To Join The Military?
Co-written by Andy Mullins, Visiting Scholar, Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS In Tito?s Yugoslavia, the defense industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina accounted for more than 50 percent of the entire military capacity among all six former Yugoslav Republics. During the war in Bosnia in the 1990s, four out of the eight military factories there were completely … [Read more...] about Bosnia and Herzegovina?s Defense Industry ? America?s Partner in Combating Terrorism
By Paul Evancoe The Middle East has been undergoing a profound realignment over the last decade, but in view of the vacillating and inconsistent U.S. Foreign Policy in that region, 2013 ended with some emerging patterns that are very disturbing. The US?s performance dealing with Egypt, Libya, Syria and Iran last year, reflects it has no clear direction or actionable foreign … [Read more...] about What’s Next In The Middle East?