Jim O'Neill column
Born June 4, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Served in the U.S. Navy from 1970-1974 in both UDT-21 (Underwater Demolition Team) and SEAL Team Two. Worked as a commercial diver in the waters off of Scotland, India, and the United States. While attending the University of South Florida as a journalism student in 1998 was presented with the "Carol Burnett/University of Hawaii AEJMC Research in Journalism Ethics Award," 1st place undergraduate division. (The annual contest was set up by Carol Burnett with money she won from successfully suing a national newspaper for libel). Awarded US Army, US Navy, South African, and Russian jump wings. Graduate of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School, 1970). Member of Mensa, China Post #1, and lifetime member of the UDT/SEAL Association.


The "Chinese Martyrs' Brigade" and Malaysian Flight 370
Jim O'Neill
March 24, 2014

"China is grappling with simmering anger among its Muslim ethnic Uighur minority in the country's remote far west, many of whom openly complain of Chinese . . .


The not so mysterious disappearance of news about Malaysian flight 370
Jim O'Neill
March 22, 2014

Like many of you, I have read and watched "news" reports about Malaysian flight 370 (MH370) ad nauseum. And I have been especially struck by (and concerned by) . . .


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