Single Operative

Know Your Enemy

sb_floatIn case you missed it, Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group operating out of Somalia, recently called for attacks upon the Mall of America. What possible connection could a shopping mall in Minnesota have with a Somali terrorist group? Well, as it turns out, Minnesota boasts one of the largest Solmali immigrant populations in the United States. . . .

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March 03, 2015

Why You Should Cultivate the Skills of a Single Operative

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Our whole purpose at Single Operative is to present you with simple, effective methods to develop the mindset and skills you need to survive in an age of constant threats. Ultimately, this is a source to provide you with the information you need to enhance your situational awareness and self-reliance.

As I mentioned in What is . . .

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February 14, 2015

How to Blend in When Traveling to Dangerous Places

...Or, How not to look like an American Overseas

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I'm very proud to be an American living in the greatest nation on earth, but not everyone's a fan. There are places in this world, friends, where it's best to keep your love of all things 'Murica on the down low. I made mention of some of these places in an earlier post, What Is a Single Operative and the issues that . . .

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January 26, 2015

How to Prepare For the Next Major Terror Attack

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Experts have warned us, "it's not a matter of if another major terror attack will happen, but when." Yeah, we got that, but what should we do about it?

Since 9/11, the government has been scaring or confusing us with color codes, knee-jerk reactionary policies, and catch phrases like, "if you see . . .

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January 26, 2015

3 Things the Israelis Taught Me About Fighting Terrorism

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When it comes to fighting terrorism, the Israelis have it down. This became clear to me when I traveled to the West Bank to train at a counter-terrorism academy staffed by members of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).

The training was intense, dynamic, and yes - fun. Not only did I get to train with the world's top security . . .

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January 23, 2015

What is a Single Operative, Anyway?

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Single Operative is a term I picked up a somewhere a few years ago and it's the essence what this blog is all about. A single operative is someone who through physical and mental conditioning, has developed the ability to successfully to operate in an unfamiliar or hostile environment.

During my career, I've . . .

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January 22, 2015

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