The West's endless 'whack-a-caliph' campaign

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- On June 16, the Russian military reported it believes it killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the brutal leader of ISIS. If so, it would mark a severe blow, albeit more…

Normalizing beheadings and violence

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- While criticism over "comedienne" Kathy Griffin's outrageous photo, holding in hand the bloodied and severed head of President Donald Trump, was warranted, some additional observations need to be more…

Chris Christie, child marriage and Islam

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- As a number of states in the U.S. have outdated laws on the books permitting underage marriages, their legislatures now seek to raise the age of consent. A more…

Why Saudis will never accept us infidels

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- As foreign leaders with opposing U.S. interests continue assessing Donald Trump's presidency, comparing it to his predecessor, two actions to date should have drawn their attention. Both convey more…

What 'lil Kim' learned from his father

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- While Pyongyang's May 13 announcement Kim Jong-un is open to meeting President Donald Trump generated surprise and hope, there should be neither. Hope was dashed the next day more…

The child killers of Iran -- 'read all about it!'

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- The 1890s-1940s saw young newspaper boys walking city streets selling papers. Shouting out news of the day to attract buyers, the stock phrase for breaking news was, "Extra, more…

Will Trump change deadly 'rules of engagement'?

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- The 2016 film "Eye in the Sky" provides a thrilling portrayal of the underlying realities in using today's drone technology against a terrorist threat. The intensity of the more…