12 Strong–Movie Review

12 Strong–Movie Review

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes Based on the best-selling book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, 12 Strong is the true story of the first US Army Special Forces team to go into Afghanistan to hunt down Taliban and al-Qaeda after the 9/11 terrorist...
The Troubling Case of Bowe Bergdahl

The Troubling Case of Bowe Bergdahl

By Jay Holmes Since his release from Taliban captivity on May 13, 2014, in exchange for five senior Taliban leaders, Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has been in the spotlight of the U.S. media. The Obama administration and much of the American media hailed the initial reports...

Pakistan and the Tangled Web

By Jay Holmes On Saturday, November 26, 2011, NATO conducted airstrikes against what later proved to be two Pakistani border observation posts. Twenty-four Pakistani soldiers were killed in the two air attacks, and NATO’s always tenuous relationship with...