Matthew Bracken

Matthew Bracken was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1957, and attended the University of Virginia, where he received a BA in Russian Studies and was commissioned as a naval officer in 1979. Later in that year he graduated from Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training, and in 1983 he led a Naval Special Warfare detachment to Beirut, Lebanon. Since then he’s been a welder, boat builder, charter captain, ocean sailor, essayist and novelist. He lives in Florida. Links to his short stories and essays may be found at

2015   Nov   30   Tet, Take Two: Islam’s 2016 European Offensive
2016   Jan   14   Submission, American-Style
        19   The Alienork Way
        27   Maoris, Moors and Migrants: A history lesson for civilized humans facing an Ork invasion
    Feb   2   L’offensive islamique en Europe: un Têt numéro 2 ?
    Mar   11   Tet, Klappe Zwei: Die europäische Offensive des Islam im Jahr 2016
    May   7   Matt Bracken Interview: “Europe is Going to be Hit First and Worst”
        20   Ten Arabic Words: Bracken’s Challenge to National Security Professionals
        21   Matt Bracken: The Hybrid Vigor of the Coming European Islamic State
    Jun   6   Piss Christ? Piss Koran! — Part One
        9   Piss Christ? Piss Koran! — Part Two
        15   Piss Christ? Piss Koran! — Part Three
        20   Piss Christ? Piss Koran! — Part Four
    Dec   20   Bastille Day in the Caliphate
2017   Jul   24   Matthew Bracken: The Red Cliffs of Zerhoun
    Oct   26   Is the NFL ready for a stadium attack on a Las Vegas scale?
    Dec   26   Wolfophobia On Dog Island
2018   Oct   5   Punching Left and Punching Right
    Dec   12   Wolfophobia Auf Dog Island
2019   Mar   1   Learning to Love Big Brother
    Dec   5   The Austrian Cassandra
2020   Oct   14   Preparing for the Boogaloo