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  • 01:59

    Counterinsurgency Continued

    in Spirituality

    Part two - Counterinsurgency... take back what the enemy has stolen! Counterintelligence is a military strategy or action intended to oppose and forcefully suppress insurgency of the enemy being the devil and his demons. Also known as a program or an act of combating guerrilla warfare and subversion. Tonight Julie Flores and Scott Hensler go over what you can do to stand against the wiles of the devil.

  • 02:41


    in Current Events

    So a few weeks ago, I mentioned a highly troubling document I found online. I have sat on this document, debating upon sharing it. With all the present-day confusion as to what is Real Afrikan Spirituality and what is not, I have now been moved to share this document and also discuss its present-day ramifications, esp. for those pursuing liberation down a specifically Afrikan Centered Pathway.


    The document is linked below for all listeners to have in their personal archives.

    ALL THE b.s. THAT HAS BEEN TOUTED AS REAL AFRIKAN SPIRITUALITY should go away after a proper listening to this show!


  • 01:07

    EPISODE #21: NGA Deputy Chief & Counterinsurgency expert

    in Current Events

    UNREDACTED with Rachel Marsden: Lifting the black ink to reveal the covert information and intelligence around global events.

    Details about today's guests: www.unredactedshow.com/vault.html

    Show website: www.unredactedshow.com

  • 01:07

    Episode 284: 200th Anniversary of Waterloo with John Kuehn

    in Military

    18 June will be the 200th Anniversary of the battle of Waterloo, fought in present-day Belgium.   

    Just in time, regular guest to Midrats, John Kuehn has his latest book out, Napoleonic Warfare: The Operational Art of the Great Campaigns where he covers the operational level analysis of European warfare from 1792 to 1815,  including the tactics, operations, and strategy of major conflicts of the time.

    More than just a description of set piece battle, there is a discussion of naval warfare, maneuver warfare, compound warfare, and counterinsurgency.

    We've got him for the full hour ... we should be able to get to most of it.

    Dr. John T. Kuehn is the General William Stofft Chair for Historical Research at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He retired from the U.S. Navy 2004 at the rank of commander after 23 years of service as a naval flight officer in EP-3s and ES-3s. He authored Agents of Innovation (2008) and co-authored Eyewitness Pacific Theater (2008) with D.M. Giangreco, as well as numerous articles and editorials and was awarded a Moncado Prize from the Society for Military History in 2011.

    His previous book was, A military History of Japan: From the Age of the Samurai to the 21st Century.

  • 01:04

    Episode 276: 21st Century Ellis - Edited by B.A. Friedman

    in Military

    The next book from USNI's 21st Century Foundations series is 21st Century Ellis, edited by Capt. B.A. Friedman, USMC.

    This book covers the work of Lt. Col. "Pete" Ellis, USMC who in 1921 predicted the coming war with Japan.

    Included in this collection are some o f his articles on counterinsurgency and conventional war based on his experiences in WWI and the Philippines.

    Capt. Friedman will be with us for the full hour to discuss this and more.

    Capt. B.A. Friedman is a field artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps currently stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC. He is pursuing a master's degree in national security and strategic studies through the Naval War College.

  • 01:04

    Episode 254: John A. Nagl; 13 Years in to the War

    in Military

    13 years in to a the long war, what have re relearned, mastered, forgotten, and retained for future use? What have we learned about ourselves, the nature of our latest enemy, and the role of our nation? What have those who have served learned about their nation, their world, and themselves?

    Iraq, Afghanistan, the Islamic State, and the ever changing global national security ecosystem, how are we now, and where are we going?

    Our guest for the full hour to discuss this and more will be returning guest John Nagl, LTC US Army (Ret.) D.Phl, using he most recent book Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice as the starting point for our discussion. 

    Dr. Nagl is the Ninth Headmaster of The Haverford School. Prior to assuming responsibility for the School in July 2013, he was the inaugural Minerva Research Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy. He was previously the President of the Center for a New American Security. He graduated from the United States Military Academy Class  in 1988 and served as an armor officer for 20 years. Dr. Nagl taught at West Point and Georgetown University, and served as a Military Assistant to two Deputy Secretaries of Defense. He earned his Master of the Military Arts and Sciences Degree from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and his doctorate from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. 

    Dr. Nagl is the author of Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam and was on the team that produced the U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual.   

  • 01:41

    Ivan Eland, ISIS expert

    in Current Events

    Ivan Eland ISIS expert

    After an intruder was able to jump over the fence and
    enter the White House, the Secret Service, an agency in
    the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is talking
    about augmenting security procedures. Ivan Eland says
    it’s just one example of DHS’s bureaucratic approach to
    security that often defies common sense. “Increasing
    bureaucracy rarely enhances security — in fact, the
    reverse is true. And instead of hysterically bombing
    the Islamic State — a group that focuses on
    establishing an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria
    rather than on striking the United States — and
    thereby making the group more prone to beginning such
    retaliatory attacks, perhaps President Obama and
    Congress should work on transforming DHS to better
    defend against terrorist groups that actually are
    trying to do violence to the United States.” Ivan Eland
    is the author of several books including “The Failure
    of Counterinsurgency: Why Hearts and Minds Are Seldom
    Won.” He’s a senior fellow and director of the Center
    on Peace and Liberty at the Independent Institute, a
    non-profit, non-partisan, research and educational

  • 00:45

    DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable: Counterinsurgency Training Center

    in Military

    DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable with Col. Chadwick W. Clark, director, COIN Training Center Afghanistan, NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan. Col. Clark will discuss the Counterinsurgency Training Center - Afghanistan and how it enhances coalition forces, the Afghan National Security Force and other Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan agencies' capabilities to reduce insurgent influence. Counterinsurgency Training Center - Afghanistan is the only school training Afghan National Security Force coalition forces and civilians in the same class. There are also residential courses as well as mobile training teams. Through these courses students learn about counterinsurgency operations and stability operations/stability assistance.

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  • 01:31

    Military Monday with John D. Gresham with USNI Press Author Frank Leith Jones

    in Military

     2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the end of the Cold War. Millions of men and women across the globe contributed to the end of the great East-West conflict of the 20th century, including a handful of national security specialists who helped shape policy and events. Some are well known, like Henry Kissinger, McGeorge Bundy, and Brent Schofield. Others however, served in relative obscurity, contributing their intellect and lives into making sure that the Cold War never turned "hot." One of these was Robert Komer, a World War II-era U.S. Army intelligence officer, who was one of the earliest employees of the new Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) when it was created in 1947. Working as an analyst, Komer would have a remarkable career that would span decades and have him serving presidents from Harry S. Truman, to Jimmy Carter. His work covered everything from strengthening U.S. forces and NATO, to helping run counterinsurgency programs in Vietnam. And through this wide variety of assignments and challenges, Komer acquired a nickname for his high-energy, and sometimes fiery style of work: Blowtorch.

     To learn more about Robert "Blowtorch" Komer, join military historian, author and journalist John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) for Military Monday at 1 p.m. Eastern. His guest this week is U.S. Naval Institute Press (USNIBooks) writer Frank Leith Jones, the author of BLOWTORCH. BLOWTORCH is a compelling biography of Robert Komer, and his amazing professional journey through the Cold War from the 1940s through to the Carter administration. Listeners are encouraged to call in and offer questions and opinions on the book and Mr. Komer, as we remember the sometimes dark days of the Cold War.

  • 02:19

    Counterinsurgency Against Black Youth guest Kalonji Changa

    in Culture

    TRUE SKOOL RADIO presents The Cell: Counterinsurgency Against Black Youth with guest Kalonji Jama Changa 
    What do prisons, drugs, and wack ass rap music have in common? Yup, y'all guessed it, sustained warfare against people who would normally resist U.S. empire. Tonight's show will feature audio and commentary about how this manifests. Peep game and call in to voice your thoughts.

    In th second hour to discuss the aftermath of the Troy Davis execution among many other things, we will be joined by fellow freedom fighter and Founder/National Coordinator at the Feed the Peoples movement and author of How to Build a Peoples Army, comrade Kalonji Jama Changa.

    TSR is Hip Hop 101 and the Peoples CNN, a grassroots expression of the community's wants and desires on how to change our current state.

  • 00:31

    EdRossRadio #114 Iraq and Afghanistan: Worse Than Vietnam?

    in Politics Conservative

    Conservative talk radio from the outskirts of the hub of Western Civilization. 

    The way things are going in Iraq and Afghanistan, the prospects for lasting victory are fading with worse long-term consequences than Vietnam. The human cost of the Vietnam War was far greater than it has been in Iraq and Afghanistan, but I choose to believe that our warriors did not die in vain in Vietnam because we ultimately won the Cold War of which the wars in Korea and Vietnam were part. Still, we lost the Vietnam War and suffered lasting consequences as a result. What's at stake in the Middle East is greater than what was at stake in Vietnam.