Understanding and treating Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

by Nick Coffman “I used to think the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.” – Emo Philips The complexity of the structure and operation of a human brain is almost unfathomable. Our brains are the headquarters of the human experience: storing, sorting and reorganizing memories … Continue reading Understanding and treating Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

What Should We Make of Elite American Mercenaries in Yemen?

SOURCE: WAR ON THE ROCKS BY: SIMON FRANKEL PRATT A recent Buzzfeed exclusive reveals that veterans of America’s elite military units, working for the United Arab Emirates, are responsible for a string of assassinations in Yemen. They worked for a company called Spear Operations Group, directed and led in the field by an enigmatic Hungarian-Israeli named Abraham Golan. After meeting … Continue reading What Should We Make of Elite American Mercenaries in Yemen?

Exclusive interview with Colonel (ret.) Roelf Van Heerden on Executive Outcomes and Somalia

by Dan Tharp   The continent of Africa in the 1990s was a cauldron of warlords, failed states, and genocide. From the Rwandan genocide in the east to the decades-long civil war in Angola in the west, to the changes in post-apartheid government of South Africa, people were dying, dictators oppressed their own people, and the continent cried out … Continue reading Exclusive interview with Colonel (ret.) Roelf Van Heerden on Executive Outcomes and Somalia

Perils of privatising the war in Afghanistan

The US Administration led by the unconventional president Trump will be well advised to seriously ponder over the cited concerns, lest he further prolong and compound the mess in Afghanistan. Saleem Qamar Butt OCTOBER 28, 2018 The US military intervention in Afghanistan is currently in its seventeenth year. Together with the Iraq war and an … Continue reading Perils of privatising the war in Afghanistan