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Islam, Europe, and the Tet Offensive, Take Two

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LVC Note: This article ran on the Lehigh Valley Commentator E-paper on December 17th, 2015. We bring it to you again in light of the events occurring in Europe now! It is long but insightful.

By Matthew Bracken at Forward Observer Magazine

Matthew Bracken is a former Navy SEAL with a BA in Russian Studies from the University of Virginia. In 1983 he led a Naval Special Warfare detachment to Beirut, Lebanon. Links to his short stories and essays can be found at EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com.

More than a decade ago I wrote my first novel, Enemies Foreign and Domestic, part of my motivation was to establish my bona fides at forecasting social, political and military trends. I didn’t like the direction

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