American Redoubt

Forward Observer – Summer 2014

Forward Observer – Summer 2014

I’d like to thank everyone who supports our upstart magazine.  You’re supporting us just by reading it online, and of course we owe each of our subscribers a great deal of thanks.  It’s our goal to produce a solid issue each quarter.  We’re currently working on our second print issue […]

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Appalachian Redoubt from an Intelligence Perspective

Appalachian Redoubt from an Intelligence Perspective

A couple weeks ago at the NC PATCON, I moderated a very abbreviated discussion of the Appalachian Redoubt.  There was some really good input, however, we didn’t get the opportunity to finish the discussion points.  So I’d like to open the floor up to everyone’s input. From an intelligence standpoint, […]

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The Appalachian Redoubt

The Appalachian Redoubt

BLUF: Download this Redoubt Intelligence Flowchart and apply it towards your collection plan. I’ll always remember former SecDef Donald Rumsfeld for a few things.  For one, he read one of my intelligence products when I was a young PFC in Afghanistan (some staff hoople head briefed it to him but […]

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Radio Free Redoubt Show

Radio Free Redoubt Show

During a recent long drive, I plugged in some previous Radio Free Redoubt (RFR) podcasts.  If you’re a Redoubter and not listening, then you’re wrong.  I would even suggest that all Liberty-loving Americans, regardless of location, listen to John Jacob’s show.  He’s doing some great work in the Redoubt and […]

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Political Movements

Political Movements

We’ve been going over popular support in secession/resistance/revolution movements, and I’ve received a few questions about how we build popular support, specifically from within the American Redoubt.  (This would apply equally to the Appalachian Redoubt, the Republic of Texas, and any other areas.)  There is a way forward! The bad […]

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Unity of Spirit

Unity of Spirit

Trudging right along in Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife (Nagl), we’re arriving at Mao’s “unity of spirit” concept that exists between his revolutionary army and the people. Whether we’re talking about secession, a resistance or guerrilla campaign, or a full-on revolution, amassing popular support is just as important, […]

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“Braying for Secession”

“Braying for Secession”

A day ago I caught a quip about secession that came, maybe coincidentally, after Soups and Knives where I write about the topic.  I don’t think the intent was malicious. And people are braying for secession, as if those Blue areas will never choke them off economically, starve them like Ukrainians, […]

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Soups and Knives

Soups and Knives

I’m going back through and re-reading Nagl’s Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife.  The name of the book comes from T.E. Lawrence’s observation that, “Making war upon insurgencies is messy and slow, like eating soup with a knife.” This morning on a local radio show where I was passing […]

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November ICACs

November ICACs

Hey Folks -I lost a ton of emails when I switched email servers, so I no longer have many of the emails about the November ICACs in Boise and Spokane (sorry!).  If you would, please shoot me another email with your interest level if you live in the ID/OR/WA areas, […]

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NC PATCON & Islands of Freedom

NC PATCON & Islands of Freedom

I was fortunate enough to attend Brock & Co.’s North Carolina Patriot Convention this past weekend.  The speakers were incredible (John Ainsworth – definitely check him out), I was able to meet up with a few friends, and made plenty of new ones.  Although a full write-up will appear in […]

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