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The Iraq War—Ten Years Later

By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes Ten years ago this week, a US led coalition invaded Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein. While it is still a bit too soon to see the long term prospects for the post-Saddam Iraq, we have enough hindsight to make [...]

Doesn’t Take a Weatherman to Predict This Attack

By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes In the War on Terror, one of the most obvious targets in the United States is our nation’s iconic Capitol building. What if a terrorist group managed to detonate a bomb there? If terrorists did manage to [...]

More Groping, Less Education, and a Fire Tzar. Where Will This Sequestering End?

By Piper Bayard Just released! Holmes and I used our special connections (a telephone call to each other for a snark session) to uncover the White House plans for dealing with the new $85 billion budget cuts. This is what we discovered. The [...]

Egypt's President Morsi–Crocodiles on the Left and Leopards on the Right

By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes Today, from the Western point of view, we see continuing strife in Egypt centered on the basic issue of theocracy vs. democracy. The simple interpretation of that strife indicates that Egyptian President [...]

Ask a Law Professor–Is America Headed Toward Firearms Confiscation?

By Piper Bayard Currently, a great deal of misinformation is firing throughout the Cyberverse about gun control. Tempers flaring, insults flying, and people “unfriending” those who state even the barest, most uncontested facts from any source [...]

Why General Petraeus Had to Resign

By Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes* CIA Director General David Petraeus resigned three days after the election due to an illicit Hokey Pokey round with his female biographer, Major Paula Broadwell. Many people have approached us with the question, [...]

Russia to Build Naval Base in Cuba: An Intelligence Perspective

By Intelligence Operative Holmes On Thursday, July 26, news outlets reported that Russia announced intentions to build military bases in Vietnam, the Seychelles, and Cuba. The source of the news was an interview given by Russian Vice Admiral [...]