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What it’s really like to fight for the Islamic State

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As the so-called Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) losing the war against Iraqi forces in Iraq, we wanted to share a video footage obtained by VICE News almost a year ago. The footage was taken from the headcam of an Islamic State (IS) fighter who died in March, 2016 while battling Kurdish peshmerga troops in northern Iraq. The clash took place about 30 miles north of Mosul.

Unlike Islamic State propaganda, which often presents sweeping battlefield victories, this particular footage shows chaos, panic, and the fighters retreating. It shows the grim reality of an ISIS foot soldier.

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South Korean police use ancient Roman tactics against rioters

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In this footage of riot suppression training, Korean Riot Police are seen using foot soldier formations and tactics employed since the days of ancient Rome.  While this is not a real riot, the effectiveness of these shield formations can still be appreciated.

When all hell breaks loose, you can bet things won’t be as pretty, but these cops will fall back on their training that looks something like this. Take a look how a riot police in South Korea fend off rioters with ageless techniques:

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A Navy SEAL reveals what ‘American Sniper’ got wrong

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Former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb knew the real “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle, and helped design the training course that Kyle took. When he watched Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper’s movie he had a lot to say about it.

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