In Obama’s skin-deep understanding of policy, 30k troops + Petraeus = Automatic Victory in Unwinnable War
By now, you’ve heard or seen the news: President Obama (D-IL) has accepted the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who had until now been in charge of the coalition’s erstwhile efforts in Afghanistan, and is attempting to demote General David Betray Us Petraeus from CENTCOM commander to czar of the eastern front of the Global War on Terror Isolated Effort to Diplomatically Prevent Man-Caused, Non-Islam-Related | Read More »
General Petraeus: Iran ‘helping Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan’
For years now, Iran has been training and equipping militants and terrorists in Iraq, despite the abject refusal of Western press to report on it and the U.S. and other governments to do anything about it. Now, Iran is providing “small-level” assistance to Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan, as well, according to General David Petraeus, commanding general of United States Central Command (CentCom). Despite being on | Read More »
General Petraeus’s final letter to troops as commander of Multinational Force-Iraq
Below the fold is the entire text of General David Petraeus’s final letter to troops before departing his command of Multinational Force-Iraq and assuming leadership of United States Central Command. A scan of the original can be seen in .pdf form here.
Democrat Congressman: “We’ve taken public positions which … forced the president … into the surge … which is working”
Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-PA), who recently gained media attention for his videotaped admission that, due to “temptation to want to win back the Congress,” Democrats “stretched the facts” regarding their ability to actually end the war in Iraq, appears to be back for a video encore. This time, the Democratic Congressman appears in a video making two distinct statements regarding the ‘Surge’ strategy that has | Read More »