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Army Conducting Two-Week 'Guerrilla Warfare Exercise' in Rural North Carolina Focused On Battling 'Freedom Fighters'
[informationliberation] The US Army is conducting a two-week "guerrilla warfare exercise" in rural North Carolina focused on battling "freedom fighters" and putting down a secessionist movement.

The exercise comes right as the Justice Department under Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the creation of a new "domestic terrorism unit" to go after American citizens as terrorists.

The exercise also comes after Army General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, embraced indoctrinating the military with critical race theory propaganda to help soldiers understand the "white rage" that led to Jan 6.Though such drills are nothing new, they're taking on new significance with the DC regime launching their new Domestic War On Terror.

From The Charlotte Observer, "Realistic guerrilla war exercises to be fought across rural NC counties, Army warns":

A "realistic" guerrilla war will be fought across two dozen North Carolina counties this month, with young soldiers battling seasoned "freedom fighters," according to the U.S. Army.

The two-week "unconventional warfare exercise" will be staged Jan. 22-Feb. 4 on privately owned land. And it will be realistic enough to include the sounds of gunfire (blanks) and flares, the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School said in a news release.

Exact times, locations and exercise specifics are not provided.However, advance publicity is intended to make sure civilians — including law enforcement officers — don't mistake the fighting for terrorism or criminal activity, which has happened in the past.

[...] Called Robin Sage, the exercise serves as a final test for Special Forces Qualification Course training and it places candidates in a politically unstable country known as Pineland.

The candidates face off against seasoned service members from units across Fort Bragg, as well as specially trained civilians, officials said. The setting is "characterized by armed conflict," forcing the students to solve problems in a real world setting, the center says."These military members act as realistic opposing forces and guerrilla freedom fighters, also known as Pineland resistance movement," the center said.

"To add realism of the exercise, civilian volunteers throughout the state act as role players. Participation by these volunteers is crucial to the success of this training, and past trainees attest to the realism they add to the exercise.

Advance public notice of "the U.S. military's premiere unconventional warfare exercise" became a priority in 2002, after one soldier was killed and another wounded when a Moore County sheriff's deputy mistook Robin Sage exercises for criminal activity.

Pineland covers counties primarily in southeastern North Carolina, as well as Chesterfield, Dillon and Marlboro counties in South Carolina. The full list in North Carolina: "Alamance, Anson, Bladen, Brunswick, Cabarrus, Chatham, Columbus, Cumberland, Davidson, Guilford, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, New Hanover, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rowan, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Union, and Wake."That's 27 separate counties.

They could tell these soldiers they're battling the Chinese, Russians, Iranians, North Koreans or other foreign enemies but instead they have them training to kill "freedom fighters" with "Liberty" flags.

I would assume nothing will come of this one exercise but they keep drilling it into our troops' heads that "freedom fighters" and "domestic extremists" are their enemies.

A recent poll from Sept 2021 found that 52% of Trump voters and 41% of Biden voters support secession.Rather than grant the American people any concessions to assuage their concerns, the regime appears to conducting exercises to put Americans down if they dare step out of line.
Posted by: 746 || 01/18/2022 08:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [265 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Robin Sage has been around decades. It is pretty much the final exam for the Special Warfare School for incoming special forces troops. It puts into practice for them on how to support guerilla units to overthrow a government the US doesn't like.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/18/2022 10:18 Comments || Top||

#2  It pleases me no end that this goon squad will be treated to forecasted unusual snow, ice and freezing rain in NC.
Posted by: Regular joe || 01/18/2022 11:01 Comments || Top||

#3  "Goon Squad"?

Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/18/2022 12:55 Comments || Top||

#4  Sounds like a goon squad to me, especially with the likes of Merrick Garland and Mark Milley calling the shots. You can bet they're all "politically correct" and running around in the woods looking for white supremacists. Yeah, I think the term goon squad fits. If they were honest about wanting to protect America they'd be down on the border fighting a real threat.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/18/2022 13:49 Comments || Top||

#5  Exercises like that can be fun. We were on one in the Phippines in 1965...first the Huks stole our generators...later a voice out of the darkness asks "hey Marines, you want girls"...?
Posted by: crazyhorse || 01/18/2022 17:47 Comments || Top||

#6  Is Robin Sage that exercise where they put on red uniforms and march through the woods in ranks while the insurgents shoot at them from behind trees?
Posted by: SteveS || 01/18/2022 18:06 Comments || Top||

#7  Most of this article - and all of Abu Shit Head's post - are wrong. The entire exercise, which has been going on for decades, is about organizing and training at guerrilla force (the Gs) to overthrow an oppressive govt (hence the motto - look it up Abu Shit Head).

This mission - aka Unconventional Warfare - has been and remains a core US Army SF mission. Agin - educated yourself Abu Shit Head.
Posted by: Bangkok Billy || 01/18/2022 19:27 Comments || Top||

#8  Doing a bit of googling on the topic turns up a lot of frothy 'information' as well as the fact that Robin Sage has been going long before the Brandon administration. I admit I have never heard of it, but then I'm not in the community.

For some reason, this is suddenly important 'news'.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/18/2022 20:52 Comments || Top||

#9  For some reason, this is suddenly important 'news'.

For the same reason the establishment knows it will lose congress in '22. For the same reason the establishment knows it will lose the White House in '24. Gotta start putting those seeds of doubt in the public now for them to come to fruitarian in 2-4 years.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/18/2022 20:54 Comments || Top||

#10  There are families who have plaid the locals for two or three generations, from what I recall.

The reason this is being reported as something new is to spook the ignorant and easily panicked. Plus, it gets eyeballs.

Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/18/2022 21:29 Comments || Top||


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Holocaust: The Perfect Plan
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.
by Mark Eskel

[REGNUM] It's so natural - the ideal plan required perfect preparation, and as such, as if from a management textbook, everything was here:

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Posted by: badanov || 01/18/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The majority of the people who attended this conference held Ph.Ds. Something to remind the credentialed when they inevitably start sneering at you.
Posted by: Sheter the Lesser9291 || 01/18/2022 9:37 Comments || Top||


Government Corruption
Was the Terrorist Attack in Colleyville a Replay of the Terrorist Attack in Garland in 2015?
[The Last Refuge] I have intentionally not written about the terrorist attack in Colleyville, Texas, because my initial review saw significant parallels to the first ISIS attack on U.S. soil which took place in 2015 at Garland Texas, carried out by Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi.

In the Garland attack the FBI organized, facilitated and coordinated the attack. The FBI even drove the terrorists to the attack venue and then left once the shooting began. Yes, you read that correctly, the first ISIS attack on U.S. soil was organized by the FBI. {Go Deep} CTH dug deep on the 2015 Garland attack, so it wasn’t too difficult to spot the similarities between Garland 2015 and Colleyville 2022.

♦ Colleyville, Texas — Malik Faisal Akram, who was known as Faisal Akram, had a well known Islamic extremist history to British and American intelligence. Akram ranted, prior to his travel to the U.S, that he wished he had died in the 9/11 terror attacks. He was a regular visitor to Pakistan, and reportedly a member of the Tablighi Jamaat group set up to ’purify’ Islam. To say the U.S. intelligence system knew Faisal Akram would be an understatement. The FBI knowledge of Akram has now been confirmed by The Daily Mail.

So, the questions become: (1) how did Faisal Akram gain a visa to enter the United States? (2) Who did he visit? (3) Who gave him the weapon? (4) Who facilitated his travel and targeting operations; and lastly, (5) who financed and assisted him in his attack?
Posted by: Ebbemp Glolusing8629 || 01/18/2022 03:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [184 views] Top|| File under: Tablighi Jamaat

#1  Except that in Garland at the "Draw Muhammad" contest, the terrorists were shot and killed by the Texans outside the event. The terrorists were wearing body armor, too. They were killed by head shots.
Posted by: Sheter the Lesser9291 || 01/18/2022 8:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Slow-on-the-Draw Muhammad contest
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/18/2022 9:07 Comments || Top||

#3  The FBI didn't breach to save the hostages, they reacted to the Rabbi leading an escape as an opportune moment. Anyone notice they never mentioned this in all the hero-worship erupting afterwards?

https://freebeacon.com/latest-news/rabbi-threw-chair-at-gunman-in-escape-from-texas-synagogue/
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 01/18/2022 17:10 Comments || Top||

#4  They never miss an opportunity to cover themselves with glory.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/18/2022 17:22 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Dems are using the Capitol riot to hunt political foes, not real threats
[NYPOST] The Texas synagogue siege Saturday highlights the risk to Americans of the Biden administration, the guys that caused the debacle in Afghanistan
...the collection of boodlers, grifters, hangers-on, and self-proclaimed experts affiliated with the Biden Crime Family. Entrusted with an entire nation as the result of a suspicious election, they set about happily implementing stuff they absorbed in college, all of which blew up and splattered the rest of us...
’s singular obsession with targeting Trump supporters as domestic terrorists.

Thankfully, the FBI
...Formerly one of the world's premier criminal investigation organizations, something for a nation to be proud of. Now it's a political arm of the Deep State oligarchy that is willing to trump up charges, suppress evidence, or take out insurance policies come election time...
hostage rescue team did a stellar job rescuing the hostages, with the only fatality being the hostage-taker, a recently arrived Pak-born British Moslem demanding the release of a incarcerated
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
anti-Semitic terrorist, dubbed "Lady al Qaeda."

It is a shame that their great work was immediately overshadowed by the absurd, PC pronouncement of senior FBI officials and President Joe Biden
...... 46th president of the U.S. An incredibly corrupt version of Jar-Jar Binks, only well into his dotage. The dumbass who abandoned Afghanistan.......
that no one knew the motive of the terrorist, Malik Faisal Akram.

But the attack is a reminder of times in the not-so-distant past, when Islamist terrorism was considered a threat greater than a MAGA supporter, and the national security apparatus was deployed to protect American citizens, not attack them.

Now the Biden administration has flipped it all around to target the Democratic Party’s political opponents, or anyone who displays anti-authority tendencies.

Biden last week called such Americans, even senators who oppose his party’s power grab on election laws, "domestic enemies," and likened them to slave owners and segregationists. From his first day in office, he has labeled supporters of former President Donald Trump
...Perhaps no man has ever had as much fun being president of the US...
"white supremacists" and "domestic terrorists." It appears to be his only animating ideology.

But now that he has tasked the FBI to chase down conservatives, it is not unreasonable to ask if the organization has taken its eye off the infiltration into the country of a terrorist like Akram. When the feds are busy rounding up MAGA grandmothers and Capitol paraders, are they paying attention to the potential terrorist magnet provided by the porous southern border?

We know that at least two Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of...
i nationals on the FBI’s terrorism watch list were apprehended in separate incidents last year after illegally crossing from Mexico into Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party,, and that Yuma Sector Chief Border Patrol Agent Chris Clem in December announced the apprehension of a "potential terrorist" from Saudi Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. Fifteen of the nineteen WTC hijackers were Saudis, and most major jihadi commanders were Saudis, to include Osama bin Laden. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman quietly folded that tent in 2016, doing terrible things to the guys running it, and has since been dragging the kingdom into the current century...
who had illegally crossed into Arizona. So the threat is still real.
Posted by: Fred || 01/18/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [108 views] Top|| File under: Tablighi Jamaat

#1  Plus the likelihood that there at least a few terrorist sleeper agents among the 60k or so unvetted Afghans that Magoo brought over
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/18/2022 8:49 Comments || Top||

#2  Fred, please start a "Well, Duh" category....
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/18/2022 8:54 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Many Unanswered Questions
[PJMedia] The family of Malik Faisal Akram, the Islamic jihadi from Britain who took hostages in Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, Saturday, has "demanded to know how he was allowed into America despite a long criminal record," says the UK’s Daily Mail. More than just his family should be asking this question. How was this man able to storm a synagogue in Texas and take people hostage at gunpoint when he shouldn’t have been allowed into the United States in the first place? If anything shows how broken our immigration system is under the regime of Biden’s handlers, it is this entire episode.

Malik Faisal Akram’s brother Gulbar asked: "He’s known to police. Got a criminal record. How was he allowed to get a visa and acquire a gun?" Yeah. U.S. immigration law states that "any alien convicted of 2 or more offenses (other than purely political offenses), regardless of whether the conviction was in a single trial or whether the offenses arose from a single scheme of misconduct and regardless of whether the offenses involved moral turpitude, for which the aggregate sentences to confinement were 5 years or more is inadmissible" to the United States.

It has not been revealed how many convictions Malik Faisal Akram has, but presumably a "long criminal record" involves more than two. Does Akram’s "long criminal record" involve no convictions, or only one? Or did he get admitted to the United States by some official who was skirting the law? Is Old Joe Biden’s immigration system so broken at this point that essentially anyone, anyone at all, no matter what kind of criminal record he has, can get into the country?

In light of what he did when he got here, Americans need an answer to those questions, but it is not likely that any will be forthcoming and the Leftist establishment media sycophants certainly cannot be counted on to ask any administration officials any probing questions.

Old Joe Biden offered a vague and partial explanation of how Akram got the gun but said nothing about how he was allowed to enter the country in the first place: "I don’t have all the facts and neither does the attorney general, but allegedly the assertion was he got the weapons on the street, that he purchased them when he landed. And it turns out there were apparently no bombs that we know of, even though he said that there were bombs there as well. He apparently spent the first night in a homeless shelter — I don’t have all the details, so I’m reluctant to go into much more detail, but allegedly he purchased it on the street. What that means, I don’t know if he purchased it from an individual in the homeless shelter or a homeless community."

Thanks, Joe. That was characteristically unhelpful and non-illuminating. Biden added a hint that his handlers will try to make this incident into a gun-control issue while continuing to ignore the immigration questions it raises, as well as questions about Islamic anti-Semitism and jihad violence in general: "The idea of background checks are critical, but you can’t stop something like this if someone is on the street buying something from somebody else on the street."
More at the link.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 01/18/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [138 views] Top|| File under:



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  The Houthis attack Abu Dhabi, Arabian coalition airstrikes Sanaa
Mon 2022-01-17
  Police recovers anti-aircraft guns, other arms from Karachi godown
Sun 2022-01-16
  Day 2: Armed man holding hostages at Colleyville, Texas, synagogue demands release of convicted terrorist 'sister'
Sat 2022-01-15
  Authorities in hours-long standoff at Colleyville synagogue, no injuries reported
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  IRGC launched solid-fuel satellite rocket into space
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  TTP spokesperson Muhammad Khorasani killed in axe attack
Wed 2022-01-12
  Lebanon’s currency has lost more than 15 percent of its value since the start of the year
Tue 2022-01-11
  FBI Refuses To Say How Many Informants Were Involved In Jan. 6 Violence
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  Turkish FM: Our Forces in Libya aren't a 'Foreign Power'
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  Gunmen kill 140 people in Nigeria: residents
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  Wannabe terrorist in failed bid to join Syrian jihad jailed for 12 years
Fri 2022-01-07
  Bandits Attack Five Zamfara Communities, Kill Many Residents
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  UN peacekeepers' convoy attacked in south Lebanon
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  Government falls in Kazakhstan
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