Tag Archives: al Qaeda

Mark Collins – Fighting Islamist Terrorism: A Darker Future for Freedom?

25 Jul

Excerpts from an article in the NY Times by the liberal American  David Rieff: The Long War on Terror In the wake of the mass casualty attacks in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Orlando, Fla., and Nice, France …

Source: Mark Collins – Fighting Islamist Terrorism: A Darker Future for Freedom?

Mark Collins – NSA’s Large Foreign Presence Supporting US Wars/Some Five Eyes on Twitter

18 May

Canada’s CSE for its part was pretty active in Afghanistan, and almost certainly now in Iraq, on an obviously much smaller scale than the NSA: Inside the government’s secret NSA program…

Source: Mark Collins – NSA’s Large Foreign Presence Supporting US Wars/Some Five Eyes on Twitter

Mark Collins – How POTUS Arranges For the Killing of Bad Guys

18 Apr

The Decider-in-Chief doesn’t use just drones–excerpts from a major Washington Post article: Outside the wire: How U.S. Special Operations troops secretly help foreign forces target terr…

Source: Mark Collins – How POTUS Arranges For the Killing of Bad Guys

Mark Collins – The West and the Middle East: No Guts

11 Apr

I wrote earlier: What to Do About the Bloody Middle East? … Poor bloody locals. If the West is truly willing to sort things out right now, are we then willing to rule–one way or another–for some de…

Source: Mark Collins – The West and the Middle East: No Guts

Mark Collins – Bloody Yemen Friday Update–Note “shit-hot” Brit Spookery

8 Apr

At Defense One’s “D-Brief”: … The war in Yemen is getting a little less foggy—and bringing some joint U.S.-British intelligence capabilities into sharp focus, according to a…

Source: Mark Collins – Bloody Yemen Friday Update–Note “shit-hot” Brit Spookery

Mark Collins – The Muslim Question

3 Mar

A significant video, presented by a Muslim woman: H/t Jay.  My response: Very good and serious video (but Hezbollah and the Iranians are Shia–and not violent Jihadis in the way the Sunni ISIS…

Source: Mark Collins – The Muslim Question

Mark Collins – “Document: Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community”

12 Feb

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Mark Collins – Syria: The Horror, The Horror

10 Feb

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Mark Collins – What Canada Might Do Militarily to Counter Jihadis

22 Jan

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Mark Collins – Former Liberal Defence Minister Wants Canada to Help Fight Jihadis in Africa

19 Jan

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