Gen. Stanley McChrystal; placed in a no-win position by his CinC?
Via a series of Tweets by Fox White House correspondent Major Garrett; An article due out at Rolling Stone magazine later this week is previewed by an AP piece at FoxNews.com describing how the embattled General McChrystal receives little to no support from the Administration nor those chosen by the Obama White House to work with the General. WASHINGTON — The top U.S. war commander | Read More »
Why didn’t Obama sell his message on Afghanistan?
The night of December 2, 2009 I really wanted to hear what Obama had to say about his Afghanistan “strategy”, but instead I found myself racing to return a rented car and get my own car out of the repair shop before they closed. Not that I didn’t want to be inspired by flowery rhetoric, and reassured that my friends over there now would be | Read More »
No, Mr. President, You Didn’t See the Human Cost of War
You saw some coffins and a quiet ceremony; The “lede” of this Reuters article on President Obama’s trip to Dover Air Force Base last night made my skin crawl: “DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware — President Barack Obama saw first hand the human cost of the Afghanistan war as he welcomed home on Thursday 18 soldiers and Drug Enforcement Administration agents killed in Afghanistan this | Read More »
Interesting how the left blames Reagan for Afghanistan and the Taliban
Funny things happen when you watch CNN Saw CNN on Sunday interview Zbigniew Brzezinski in regard to the Iranian election turmoil on a show called GPS, and I couldn’t for the life of me remember what his job was with the Carter Administration. I was thinking he was Sec of State, but not sure so I looked him up. Turned out he was National Security | Read More »
Remains of US Soldier missing since May 1 recovered
What? You missed that story on the MSM? Hmmmm Via Bill Roggio Afghan soldiers and Coalition troops have launched offensives against Taliban forces in Farah and Kunar provinces and killed more than 50 Taliban. The remains of a US soldier who was listed as missing in Kunar after a Taliban assault on an outpost on May 1 have been found. Huh? A US soldier was | Read More »