World Events

The Five Pillars of American Primacy

Greetings Everyday Spy, Every February 1st, the United States celebrates a National Observance Day that few people know about – Freedom Day. Freedom Day commemorates February 1st, 1865 – the day that Abraham Lincoln signed the 13th Amendment that outlawed slavery. On that day, the United States became a free nation. That freedom is something […]

Combating Coronavirus: Prevent the Pandemic

Greetings Everyday Spy, Fears of the Coronavirus are spreading faster than the infection itself. You’ve seen this happen before.  Let’s review the other ‘fatal pathogens’ you’ve survived in the last two decades. SARS (SARS-CoV) was confirmed in 8000 cases over 26 countries in 2003. The Avian Flu (H5N1) caused global fears in 2006. The Swine […]

Iran vs. America: Influence

Greetings Everyday Spy, One of my favorite training courses at CIA was in influence operations. The definition of influence is pretty straight forward: “The capacity to have an effect on the behavior of someone or something.” Covert influence is more specific: “Influence on political, economic, or military conditions abroad, without public knowledge that the activity […]

Iran vs. America: Decisions

(Image Credit: Brett Wilkins, USA Military Bases surround Iran. BrettWilkins.com)   Greetings Everyday Spy, Being an American living in the Middle East hasn’t been easy with tensions between the United States and Iran steadily increasing.  In May 2018 the United States withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal (officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]

The Christmas Spy

 “For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open.” Luke 8:17 Greetings Everyday Spy,  The Christmas season is a busy time for churches. The average Church has 160% more people attend on Christmas Eve than any typical Sunday service. While […]