IDF snipers: choosing who to shoot

Snipers (sharpshooters) constitute about a quarter of all soldiers in the IDF’s combat units. The standard course for the training of snipers lasts five weeks. The best snipers, however, are Russian immigrants who fought in Chechnya. Snipers are organized in teams that form part of infantry battalions. Snipers are equipped with special rifles of various makes.…

Anti-Muslim bigotry is now US law

In a victory for the Islamophobia industry, US Supreme Court has upheld Trump’s travel ban In 2015, then US presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” despite this violating a number of provisions of the US Constitution, including laws governing equal protection and the right to…