Armored Vehicles Save Lives. I think so, and the world would be a very different place if the use of armored vehicles had been more accepted by world leaders in the last century, the course of history altered by assassinations in cars that that could have been easily avoided. Take for instance the assassination of … Read More
Terrorist or Thief?
Acts of violence need to have a political context in order for them to be officially classified as a terrorist attack, if not their just criminal. However within a conflict or post conflict environment such as Afghanistan, the lines between the differing of categories of attacks can get so blurred that they often cease … Read More
Digital Bombs:New Threat to Airlines and the aftermath of Flight MH370
The new warning on air travel is for checks on electronic equipment, but is there more behind the new threat to airline in the form of a ‘digital bomb’ that could have played a part in the missing Malaysian flight MH370. Further security checks have been advised for airline passengers with the emphasis now being … Read More
13 Months in Helmand, Afghanistan
Afghanistan, ‘The Grave Yard of Empires’, – as it has become known – consists of 34 provinces, the most infamous of which – its name now synonymous with death and destruction – being Helmand. The following is a short account of my involvement there during 2010 – 2011, and is written in respect and admiration … Read More