Old School: The Garrote

III Arms Company manufactures a garrote modeled on the original O.S.S. design, sent into action with O.S.S. agents and operators during WWII.  Garrote techniques were taught to general US Army soldiers as recently as 1971 (FM 21-150) and continues today in elite units across the US Armed Services and Intelligence Services. III Percent.com CIA, US Navy SEALS … Continue reading Old School: The Garrote

Pig Farmers Next Door

“I’m not a great optimist about the western civilization.” – PJB, here. When I was young a common pejorative when discussing Communist Russia (USSR) was ‘Pig Farmer’.  As the story goes the average Communist, represented by the Russian Pig Farmer, had the following outlook on the world:  Pig Farmer Alexei owned 2 pigs.  Pig Farmer Vlad owned … Continue reading Pig Farmers Next Door