Bahrain declares US diplomat persona non grata
Great. Just when you thought the Obama administration had done all the damage it could possibly do in the Arab world you find out you are wrong. Via the LA Times Bahrain announced Monday that it was expelling a top State Department official for meddling in its affairs, sharpening tensions between the Obama administration and a strategically important Persian Gulf ally. The state-run Bahrain News | Read More »
What does the DUSD/ATL have to do with Healthcare Reform or Amnesty International?
I must admit that I started this diary not intending to “go down this road” whereas I was interested in determining the Deputy Under Sec of Defense for Acquisitions, Technology, and Logistics (DUSD/ATL) nominee’s views regarding Earned Value Management (I am a DoD Contractor, specializing in EVM and Program Management). However, the inquiry lead me to Healthcare, Gitmo, and Feminism (of all places!) All that, | Read More »
Should The Surviving Somali Pirate Be Tried…In Juvenile Court?
It’s so hard to do satire these days, because the truth is so often beyond parody. The last of the heavily-armed pirates who stormed the Maersk Alabama, held a paralyzed U.S. Navy at bay for three days and repeatedly threatened to execute their hostage unless they were paid millions in ransom may well be tried in the United States for piracy. This is probably the | Read More »
Human Rights Watch shown to be just another shill for far left
It’s not like we didn’t know this already, but now we have an anti-torture / anti-rendition ‘progressive’ coming out and saying it. Dissenting Justice compares how HRW suddenly did an about-face regarding rendition as soon as Obama said he’d continue it. (H/T Mark Hemingway at the Corner.) Major Flip-Flop by Human Rights Watch: Organization Waiting for Obama to Develop Kinder, Gentler Rendition Program I can | Read More »