By Jason Criss Howk 1 December 2018 One of our most qualified and capable presidents has joined in his wife and daughter in heaven. The final president we were gifted from the greatest generation is gone, but his mark remains on this human project and upon me and so many others who were lucky enough… Read More Saluting my First Commander in Chief
For those that have been working on Afghanistan closely, here is the next step in the long and bumpy peace process. One step closer to a final cease fire and a decades long reconciliation process. Download the pdf document here
A very touching farewell today in Utah as Major Brent Taylor’s family and friends said goodbye. A grateful nation stands beside his family. The local news did a great job capturing the event and has shared a video of the day. My friend Major Abdul Rahman Rahmani, an Afghan Military Pilot, shared some kind words… Read More Rest well Major Brent Taylor; your work is done
Jason Criss Howk While speaking at the APPNA conference in Virginia with my good friend Dr Babar we had a chance to have a long quiet and private lunch with Dr Syeed and his gracious wife. It is always interesting to see how conversations about Islam change when they are intimate and calm. I shared… Read More Mission from God?
Finally an administration uses clear language to publicly segregate Violent Islamist ideologues from the religion of Islam and the Muslims around the world that are America’s natural allies against terrorism. As Muslims are usually the victims of terrorism, America must make clear that we are friends to all Muslims and we differentiate radical Islamists from… Read More America clarifies its CT policy
Why we are there and what the future holds for the coalition supporting the Afghan people and the various enemies of the Afghan people. Link to article #41strong
The latest assessment from the US point of view Country Reports on Terrorism 2017 is submitted in compliance with Title 22 of the United States Code, Section 2656f (the “Act”), which requires the Department of State to provide to Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the… Read More State of Terrorism 2017