Month: March 2020

Walking After Midnight

In the Fall of 2018, Douglas Laux interviewed author/veteran Matthew Farwell about his forthcoming biography of Bowe Bergdahl, entitled American Cipher. On June 30, 2009, Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl left his post in eastern Afghanistan, about 25 miles from the Pakistani border. He was quickly captured by local tribesmen, who sold him up the …

An Exceptionally Clear Sky

In the fall of 2018, Douglas Laux interviewed a former West Point & USG colleague who was present in Manhattan on 9/11, shortly after leaving the military. This represented his first post military job and this is his story of the day’s events — as well as his thoughts on West Point. (Laux begins the …

AMA III

Former CIA Operative Douglas Laux shot a three part video AMA series in the summer of 2017 to answer each of the private messages he has received on Reddit to date. Laux answered every question he had been asked over an 18-month period. This is part three — filmed with a DSLR camera at a …

AMA II

Former CIA Operative Douglas Laux shot a three part video AMA series in the summer of 2017 to answer each of the private messages he has received on Reddit to date. Laux answered every question he had been asked over an 18-month period. This is part two — filmed with a DSLR camera and 360Fly …

AMA I

Former CIA Operative Douglas Laux shot a three part video AMA series in the summer of 2017 to answer each of the private messages he has received on Reddit to date. Laux answered every question he had been asked over an 18-month period. This is part one — filmed with a DJI Mavic drone and …