visitors since 4 oct 2008

EFP’s

During our last trip to Zaranj we had one more task to complete before we went home.  The after action report on the ambush of Haji Nematullah, reported they seized three large buckets of Home Made Explosives (HME) and three Explosively Formed Penetrator (EFP) mines.  EFP’s were a big problem in Iraq and their source […]

Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting

Much has transpired since my visit to Zaranj last month.  I learned just this morning that the Surge apparently did not work and we are now, according to our esteemed Secretary of State, switching tactics too.  The new counterinsurgency tactic will be “Fight, Talk, Build” and if you have no idea what those words could […]