It’s important to not work on “assumptions.” It’s very easy for us to think about points but then conclude, “Everybody knows that, everybody sees that, everybody’s already … Read the rest
This has been a year like no other, and as Independence Day rolls around, I find myself looking at the whole thing differently than in years past. … Read the rest
While most people are hoping for a peaceful and pleasant Fourth of July weekend, it’s not guaranteed this year. The United States has been ripped apart with … Read the rest
I often say that survival is about being ahead of other folks around you.
If I want to “complicate” that definition a bit I would say that … Read the rest
Al Qaeda has issued a message in English urging the “oppressed masses” to rise up in revolt “against the rulers occupying the White House.” It’s not really surprising that enemies … Read the rest
Venezuela is, as I am writing this, a real survival laboratory. Those conditions created by the geopolitical threats have generated an apocalypse as severe as … Read the rest
Using terror as a control means, is a common occurrence in many regimes. Terror is a technique used to inspire fear. It’s a psychological operation, rather … Read the rest
Balkanization is a term many times used in describing situations happening very far from the Balkans.
People who use it are explaining the complex development of the … Read the rest
Would you know what to do if someone in your group was injured in the middle of a chaotic event, screaming for help?
It seems like a … Read the rest