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The Afghanistan Agreement: Thanks, Neville Chamberlain

Last night, at 6:30 p.m. Central, the 44th president of the United States of America, Barack Hussein Obama, gave a 15 minute address concerning the “end of the war” in Afghanistan. The speech was given at Bagram Air Force Base, … Continue reading

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Come, Mr. Taliban…

When is a conspiracy theory not a conspiracy theory?  When evidence is found to prove it as a conspiracy fact. Documents found in the house where Osama bin Laden was killed a year ago show a close working relationship between … Continue reading

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Critical Mass in Afghanistan

No matter the discipline, no matter the training, no matter the tempering that comes from years of experience under the harshest conditions, every man has a breaking point: that crucial juncture of time and space where the burden that weighs … Continue reading

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The Apologist

There has been a lot of grumbling, eye rolling and outright tumult on both sides of the Atlantic over the Quran burnings in Afghanistan and President Obama’s subsequent apology. The reaction from the Afghans themselves has been extreme and utterly undeserving … Continue reading

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The Jarhead Barometer of Our Survival

Ours is a world governed by the use of aggressive force. The more aggressive an opponent, the more imperative the mission to destroy him. It’s an intractable and undeniable truth (that emerged at about the same time Homo sapiens distinguished itself … Continue reading

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Chinookgate? Questions That Cry for Answers

H/T to Kurt for linking me to an eye-opening piece by Jim O’Neill  in the Canada Free Press that dares to give more than a passing thought to a hair-raising scenario that few in politics today have the vertebral fortitude … Continue reading

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In Grateful Memory of the Honored Dead

On Saturday, August 6, 2011 our armed forces in Afghanistan sustained the deadliest single-incident loss of life in the decade-long war as 22 Navy SEALs – all members of the renowned Team 6 – perished after the Chinook helicopter transporting … Continue reading

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