Bushido is Our Code

After a 58-year hiatus, Japan reentered the Special Operations arena and made a lot of people nervous.

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A Day’s Work

I took a deep breath knowing I had just opened a back door to a foreign government without permission…

Divin’ With Ivan

…when men like that come for you, there are only two options: surrender or death.

Solo Flight

…Chirac or no Chirac, I wasn’t going to die of stupidity in this hell hole.

Monkey Business

I gathered the team together and told them we would mount a hostage rescue mission that night.

Detained

The driver complied without waiting for my instructions. It was clear I was no longer in control of my own freedom.

Black Ties & Heroes

A gentleman’s club seems an odd place for a black tie event. But there are no brass poles here, only wood panelling, leather-bound books, and a lot of culture.

The Battle of Lom Sak

…why, after 40 years of US training in basic infantry skills, did the Thai Army suddenly become capable of such complexity?

A Beautiful Target

Why send a couple of Green Berets to a place no one seemed to care about?