Can Counterinsurgency Stop Gang Wars?
This episode of the Alyona Show features a look at Salinas, California, where the military is now implementing counterinsurgency methods used in Iraq to curb gang violence. Then, Michigan residents, who suffer the highest unemployment rates in the country, turn to violence. The Tea Party movement in the U.S. highlights a growing restlessness among the U.S. population, one that can no longer be ignored. Also, Alyona features part one of an interview with military journalist David Axe, who just returned from Afghanistan. Then, the U.S. Senate is trying to pass a bill allowing mentally incapacitated veterans to bear arms. Is this pushing constitutional rights too far? Lastly, Alyona asks why the media and politicians are so scared to try terrorists on U.S. soil.