Articles By Barbara Hauck

Barbara Hauck is the managing editor of Black Bag Confidential and Spy & Survival Briefing. Barbara is an advanced certified diver, former martial arts instructor and survivalist from Baltimore, MD.

  • Doomsday Approaches as Russia Debuts New Nuclear Arsenal

    Doomsday Approaches as Russia Debuts New Nuclear Arsenal

    Barbara Hauck

    by Barbara Hauck
    On Mar 7, 2018

    The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board recently moved the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock to 11:58 — two minutes to catastrophe. For a detailed breakdown of what this means, what’s in store and what major threats contributed to the time change, check out this article.

    An article in Politics, Global Threats

  • Felons and Firearms: A Deadly Combination?

    Felons and Firearms: A Deadly Combination?

    Barbara Hauck

    by Barbara Hauck
    On Feb 28, 2018

    As the gun debate in our country heats up, take a look at one of the most popular articles ever published in Black Bag Confidential. In it, former CIA officer and firearms expert Jason Hanson addresses the question of whether or not convicted felons should be stripped of their Second Amendment rights. ​

  • Adrift on the High Seas

    Adrift on the High Seas

    Barbara Hauck

    by Barbara Hauck
    On Oct 31, 2017

    Barbara here — your fearless managing editor. As a special Halloween treat, I’m giving Jason a break and taking over this week’s rundown of must-read articles. Read on for my selection.

  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

    Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

    Barbara Hauck

    by Barbara Hauck
    On Aug 29, 2017

    Parts of Texas have sustained record amounts of rainfall in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, leaving hundreds of thousands of residents in need. Here are five tangible ways to help people get back on their feet.

    An article in Global Threats

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    September Prime Roundup

    Barbara Hauck

    by Barbara Hauck
    On Sep 30, 2016

    In this month’s issue of the Laissez Faire Letter, club director Doug Hill cogently explains why the laissez-faire concept is more important than ever. It’s an ideal that is near and dear to our hearts, and it drives every piece of editorial we publish. And in these volatile times, you don’t want to overlook a single piece of lifesaving or wealth-building advice. So without further ado, let’s dive in.

  • All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Stash Your Firearm
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    All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Stash Your Firearm

    Barbara Hauck

    by Barbara Hauck
    On Sep 19, 2016

    How do you carry a gun if you’re wearing a skirt or a dress? Well… I’ve never personally worn a skirt or a dress, but I can tell you what my wife does and what the thousands of other women whom I’ve trained do. There are now more choices than ever for women who are interested in carrying a gun. Let’s take a look at some of the best options.

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    August Prime Roundup

    Barbara Hauck

    by Barbara Hauck
    On Aug 31, 2016

    For most of August, the global spotlight shone on Rio, where the world’s most elite athletes competed in front of millions at the Summer Olympics. Limits were pushed, tears were shed and records were broken. We’ve also been making history this month here at Laissez Faire. Let’s take a look, shall we?

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    July Prime Roundup

    Barbara Hauck

    by Barbara Hauck
    On Jul 29, 2016

    This month’s issues and alerts were chock-full of applicable and actionable advice from how to capitalize on new developments in the tech sector… to delicious recipes to perk up your morning brew… to money-saving travel tips so you can see the world. Let’s take a look!