The Frontlines Weekly Update Part 1 (JUL 18-24, 2011)

To read the full edition check out: The Frontlines Weekly Update (JUL 18-24, 2011)   The Frontlines of Iraq Iraqi security forces have smashed an Al-Qaeda network in Iraq allegedly responsible for hundreds of killings in Baghdad, a senior police official said on Sunday.” Interior Ministry forces dismantled (an) Al-Qaeda network that was responsible for more [...]

First Afghan Female Military Pilots Arrive in US for Training

First Afghan Female Military Pilots Arrive in US for Training Sourya Saleh, wearing a black scarf to cover her hair and an olive drab Afghan Army uniform, doesn’t look like a cultural warrior. But she and three fellow Afghan women, the first of their gender to qualify as pilots in the Afghan Army, may help [...]

The Obama Doctrine Defined

THE FRONTLINES BULLETIN There have been several interesting articles in the news lately, this is one of the top three: The Obama Doctrine Defined The words “vacillating” and “aimless” are commonly used by both left and right to describe President Barack Obama’s approach to the Libya war. His political friends and foes alike lament that he [...]

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (May 30-June 5, 2011)

US military withdrawal of a number of its troops from Pakistan The Pentagon said it had received a request from the Pakistani government to reduce its presence in the country. The request came after a raid by US special forces killed al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in early May. The US has more than 200 troops in [...]

The Frontlines Bulletin: Libya: Our First Cosmopolitan War?

The Frontlines Bulletin: Libya: Our First Cosmopolitan War? It is arguably the first military conflict—certainly the first fought by the leading participants from the West—fought under the legal supervision of the International Criminal Court. American authorities may think they are holding to special constraints here, because it is “only” a humanitarian mission. The distinction may not [...]


THE FRONTLINES BULLETIN There have been several interesting articles in the news lately, this week the top three are: 1. In Warrior Games, Power of Sport Aids the Wounded Over 200 wounded service members and veterans from every branch of the military participated in the second annual Warrior Games, held at the United States Olympic Training [...]

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (May 16-22, 2011)

THE FRONTLINES OF AFGHANISTAN Tuesday Morning a NATO helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, destroying the aircraft but fortunately no casualties to crew members on board. Several NATO convoys were attacked by roadside bombs and IEDs. One attack resulted in 12 killed and 28 wounded in a southern Kandahar province. IEDs were also used to killed several [...]

The Frontlines Bulletin (19MAY2011)

The Frontlines Bulletin is designed to give you short, concise information on news from around the world. To read the full bulletin check out: THE FRONTLINES BULLETIN (181809(S)MAY2011) North Korea The United States plans to send its envoy for North Korean human rights, Robert King, to Pyongyang to assess the need for food aid and evaluate [...]

A New Look at Gettysburg Battle

Recently, I was contacted by the History Channel regarding a new Civil War film, Gettysburg, produced by Ridley and Tony Scott.  It airs on History Monday, May 30th, at 9pm (EST), and you can watch the trailer and read a brief summary of the program. As an avid fan of history the previews for this film look amazing and well [...]

The Frontlines Weekly Update Brief (May 2-8, 2011)

DEATH OF A TERRORIST, NOW WHAT? The decade long manhunt for the world’s worst terrorist finally came to a close, thanks to the combined efforts of U.S. agencies and military. With the death of Usama bin Laden at the hands of a Navy Seal team last Saturday, questions about his impact on global politics and [...]