Month – March 2008

Not just McCain

Barack Obama’s military adviser said this about our presence in the Middle East: We’ll be there a century, hopefully. If it works right. A century. Hopefully. If it works. Writes Captain Ed: This should raise some eyebrows on the Obama campaign’s willful deception on this point. But it won’t.

Friday Linkzookery – 21 Mar 2008

India, Russia meet for aircraft carrier talks Still haggling over the cost of refitting it. Recall that we might be offering the Indians the Kitty Hawk if they change their mind and go with F-18s over MiG-29s. Inside the Bridge: Behind the scenes of a strike into Pakistan BMW Diesel Beats Prius in Economy Run […]

Iraqi troops and 3rd Armored Cav

Mar. 17, 2008 – Iraqi army soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Military Iraqi and U.S. Army soldiers react to small arms fire during a joint battlefield circulation patrol March 17, 2008, in Mosul, Iraq. The U.S. Soldiers are assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division Military Transition Team and a personal […]

Don’t vote for defeatists

“Yes, sir, the pause that refreshes.” General George Patton raises the level of the Rhine a tad.March 24, 1944 Jeff Jacoby’s Patton and the 2008 vote: “Americans love a winner,” Patton growled, “and will not tolerate a loser. Americans despise cowards. Americans play to win – all the time. I wouldn’t give a hoot in […]

Suicide Bombers

Kamikaze about to hit USS Missouri11 April 1945 Kamikaze Compared To Suicide Bombers Over at Strategy Page they discuss the campaign of suicide bombers in Iraq: This effort has become the second largest suicide attack campaign in the last century. The largest was the Japanese use of suicide pilots, in air attacks on the U.S. […]