Hostile Areas

How to plan, develop, and lead a guerilla warfare combat mission

Guerilla warfare involves leading a small group of soldiers, such as armed civilians, while using unorthodox military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, and hit-and-run attacks, to fight a larger, more organized (and typically state-sponsored) enemy. Operations typically include a variety of strong surprise attacks against transportation routes, individual groups, and…
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Combat and Self Defense

A study of assassination- purported CIA guidebook to assassinations provides self-defense lessons for survivalists

The 19-page document below is a transcript of a file title "A Study of Assassination".  It is believed to have been published by the CIA in 1953 and as the title suggests, acts as a rudimentary guide to assassinations.  For survivalists, it serves as a useful countermeasure and tactical guide…
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Combat and Self Defense

The five tactical rules to follow in a close combat situation

The following are key tactical concepts that should be followed in a close combat situation. Each rule by itself is not a standalone idea but rather is intended to be combined with the other rules to achieve an effect that is greater than their separate sum. Achieving a Decision Achieving…
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