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Consumer Drones as EODs

Consumer Drones as EODs

Modern technology has had a profound impact on the military, on law enforcement, and in personal security. I recall a tour guide at the Gettysburg National Military Park once telling me that if a few key commanders had access to a simple set of walkie-talkies, the...

The Evolution of Surveillance

The Evolution of Surveillance

My first work within an Islamic country began in 1986. For the most part I was based in a large urban area. There were a fair number of other westerners around, and therefore I didn’t attract too much attention from the authorities. Things changed, however, during my...

Children and Security

Children and Security

In some ways the year 2020 may end up being among the most challenging since the Great Depression in the 1930s or World War II in the 1940s. Children who grew up during those times had to cope with things that were in many ways outside the norm for times before or...

See it Coming

See it Coming

Those of you who participate in combat sports, or who simply appreciate the skills of those who do, will understand the importance of studying an opponent’s technique. Whether doing so during a fight, or even better having the opportunity to study film of previous...

Why Soft Skills and Tactics?

Why Soft Skills and Tactics?

Training in the use of firearms and related tactics are an important part of helping to ensure that you can protect yourself, your family, and others. These hard skills are deployed when facing immediate deadly threats. We recommend that every head-of-household who...

No Greater System

No Greater System

Historians suggest that complex societies developed with the dawn of large-scale agriculture. With the production of enough food to feed more than one’s own family, clan, tribe or village, more complex forms of government started to develop. By about 4,000 years ago,...

Quality Matters

Quality Matters

Thanks to outstanding courses based on the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) protocol and its civilian counterpart known as Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC), countless thousands are being trained in prehospital trauma care. There’s no way of knowing how many...

Land of the Free…

Land of the Free…

The natural right to defend oneself, one’s family, and one’s property is foundational to human civilization. From anthropological accounts, it seems evident that even the most ancient forms of tribal society had rules about when harming another human being was...

Covert Hardening

Covert Hardening

The image above shows the balcony from a second-story room in a locally-owned guesthouse in Yemen. Several years ago I checked into this room. I was in the country to advise various individuals on security issues. A day or so before this image was taken a bombing took...

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