Oliver L. North

Oliver L. North serves as host of the FOX News Channel (FNC) documentary series "War Stories with Oliver North."

North is a combat-decorated Marine, author, founder of a small business, inventor who holds three U.S. patents, syndicated columnist and former candidate for the United States Senate.

Assigned to the National Security Council staff in the Reagan Administration, North was involved in planning the rescue of 804 medical students on the island of Grenada and played a major role in the daring capture of the hijackers of the cruise ship Achille Lauro. After helping plan the U.S. raid on Muammar Qaddafi's terrorist bases in Libya, North was targeted for assassination by Abu Nidal, the world's deadliest assassin.

North also serves as the honorary chairman of Freedom Alliance, the conservative public policy organization he founded in 1990. Freedom Alliance provides tuition assistance to dependents of troops killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. Freedom Alliance also provides support to members of the armed forces who have been wounded in the line of duty, are currently serving on the front lines, and their families. The organization is dedicated to the maintenance of a strong national defense, the protection of the rights and freedoms of individual citizens, and the adoption of policies that promote free enterprise.

North graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and served 22 years as a Marine. His awards for service in combat include the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for valor, and two Purple Hearts for wounds in combat.

Latest Stories by Oliver L. North

  • Aug 21, 2015

    Remembering America’s WWII Victory

    In less than two weeks, our nation will commemorate the 70th anniversary of V-J Day – the official day of victory over the Japanese in World War II. On September 2, 1945 – after almost four years of war - Army General Douglas MacArthur accepted the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. It marked the end of a bloody conflict that saw young Americans serving and sacrificing in far-flung corners of the globe and one that transformed the United States.

  • Nov 03, 2014

    The good news that nobody knows

    The “O-Team” at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. appears to be oblivious to what’s really happening “on the ground” in Mesopotamia.

  • Oct 21, 2014

    ISIS threat: What Team Obama doesn't want you to know

    The vaunted Obama “National Security Team” tells us their “broad-based coalition” is “succeeding” against the savages who variously describe themselves as ISIS, ISIL, IS or “The Caliphate.” That’s according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest in press briefings on October 14 and 15. Don’t believe it.

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