Syria Is As Syria Does
GOP Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich gave a speech in Nashville, TN. In this speech he addressed what he felt America should do about the current situation in Afghanistan. We are not going to fix Afghanistan. It is not possible,” Gingrich said. “These are people who have spent several thousand years hating foreigners. And what we have done by staying is become the new foreigners. “This | Read More »
Kim Jong Done! Down Goes A Tyrant!
It’s a very bad think to speak evil of the dead. Yet in the case of Detestable North Korean Tyrant, Kim Jong IL, there is a factual limit to the non-derogatory things I can say. Just this weekend, he did the people of his long-suffering and benighted nation a serious favor. That’s it. I’m out of pleasantries for the funeral oration. Now it’s on to | Read More »
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Yalta ’09 – Unilateralism We Shouldn’t Believe In.
To properly commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Josef Stalin’s invasion of Poland in 1939, US President Barack Obama announced the decision to halt all development of Ballistic Missile Defense in Eastern Europe. Eastern Europe cringed; the Russian’s celebrated and tried not to appear overly smug. The avuncular, cuddly President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, denounced the Holocaust as a lie and predicted the eminent demise of | Read More »
Why Do They Hate Us? Because They Can Do So and Live to Continue.
With Russia and China picking up the gauntlet for the United States, the terrorists are now in combat with nation states that spent several centuries each under the tyrannical heel of the Mongol Dynasties. Their views on military struggles are grimmer, more mordant and perhaps more realistic than any being espoused by Versailles upon the Potomac. Operations will be more “kinetic” and rules of engagement “less encumbering.”
Tamerlane rarely fielded too many complaints from those concerned about human rights. Once they got a good look at his mounds of human cadavers, they quickly hushed their whinging and offered up tribute. People that openly hated Tamerlane lasted maybe fifteen minutes.
The surviving remnants of Al Qaeda will take one look at how China handles business in Moldova and decide Afghanistan is truly the central front in their war against the 21st Century. They won’t be tactically stupid enough to espouse hatred of those who overwhelmingly respond to it.
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