Tag Archives: Warfare

UK General: “Bombing ISIS is Futile.”

On The Sunday Times, we read: A Former head of the UK military warned this weekend that Isis, also known as Islamic State, will never be defeated by air attacks alone… General Lord Richards, who stepped down as chief of the defence staff last year, said a conventional military campaign on the scale of the […]

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When Allies Attack – Afghan Soldier Kills US General.

On Fox News, we read: A man in an Afghan Army uniform opened fire Tuesday at a military base, killing a U.S. general and wounding 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops. U.S. officials identified the murdered American late Tuesday as Maj. Gen. Harold Greene. Greene was the […]

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NEEDED: “Tomb of the Unknown Civilian.”

Written by Richard Cosgrove, as posted on GaryNorth.com: On 28 July 1914 the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia and set in motion the events that led one week later to the clash of nations that became World War I. This conflict caused casualties in unprecedented numbers, with the final total of deaths approximately 17 […]

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“We Just Shot Down A Plane” — Jet Downed by Russians?

On Fox News, we read: Intercepted phone calls purportedly between Russian military intelligence officers and members of a pro-Russian separatist group that appear to capture the moment the rebels realized the plane they shot down was a civilian passenger plane could be the smoking gun that helps prove Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed Ukraine […]

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Ron Paul: “Celebrate Independence, not Big Government.”

Written and posted by Ron Paul at the Ron Paul Institute: This week Americans will enjoy Independence Day with family cookouts and fireworks. Flags will be displayed in abundance. Sadly, however, what should be a celebration of the courage of those who risked so much to oppose tyranny will instead be turned into a celebration […]

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Tales from the Neoconservative Crypt: Lying to Themselves.

I recently posted an article on what I call out as the schizophrenia that lives in the mainstream conservative movement: the plea for a small government domestically, but thumping for a huge and monstrous government internationally. My case in point was the Iraq War, which is still widely beloved and vigorously defended by Bushian Neoconservatives […]

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Stockman: “Hell No, Taxpayers Shouldn’t Go To Syria!”

From David Stockman, as posted to David Stockman’s Contra Corner: Barrack Obama has rekindled 1968. Back then the folly of Vietnam had become so self-evident and omnipresent that the most power-obsessed President in US history was driven from office and his bloody escalation of the war on Vietnam was stopped in its tracks by the overwhelming […]

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Ron Paul: “Haven’t We Done Enough Damage in Iraq?”

Written by Ron Paul, from the Baxter Bulletin: In 2006, I invited the late General Bill Odom to address my Thursday Congressional luncheon group. Gen. Odom, a former NSA director, called the Iraq war “the greatest strategic disaster in American history,” and told the surprised audience that he could not understand why Congress had not […]

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Let the Good Times Roll: Obama Considers Troops in Iraq.

President Obama, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, has reportedly told Congressional leaders he may order approximately 100 US Special Forces members into Iraq, ostensibly to train and aid the conventional Iraqi military force. Presently, the civil war in Iraq pits the Al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), comprised of mostly […]

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FOREVER WAR: Obama To Leave 9,800 Troops in Afghanistan Past 2014.

In a move that should surprise absolutely nobody, President Obama declared his intent to leave nearly 10,000 troops in Afghanistan past 2014 as part of an ostensible draw-down leading up to a full withdrawal by 2016. As Fox News reports: “This year, we will bring America’s longest war to a responsible end,” Obama said, in […]

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