Some folks go on and on about how it’s futile to try and fight “terrorism”. It’s futile to argue with them. David Bernstein notes something Glenn Greenwald wrote. Greenwald: Do you know of anyone who actually believes that at the end of this Israeli attack, there will be no more Hamas, or no more rockets? […]
Month: December 2008
Say Uncle: Ya ever notice? How violence in the Middle East is usually covered in the back section of the newspapers or on the sidebars of major media websites until Israel starts shooting back?
Army Destroys Last Landmine Containing VX Nerve-Agent Munitions The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency destroyed the last landmine in its stockpiles containing VX nerve-agent munitions Dec. 24 at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility in Anniston, Ala. “We have reached a truly remarkable milestone following more than five years of deliberate, but careful, operations,” Timothy […]
Danger Room: Paper: Gaza Campaign Planned Months in Advance Ha’aretz is reporting that planning for Israel’s air campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip began months ago: Barak gave orders to carry out a comprehensive intelligence-gathering drive which sought to map out Hamas’ security infrastructure, along with that of other militant organizations operating in the […]
Strategy Page: P-8 Replacing Tu-142 India is buying eight U.S. P-8 maritime reconnaissance aircraft, for about $220 million each. This deal has been stalled for months, but the growing expense of maintaining their Russian Tu-142M aircraft, and the need for a more capable recon aircraft, has made the P-8 buy certain. The first P-8I will […]
Found at Shorpy.
Last Linkzookery of the year! Hokey Cokey Hate “You put your right hand in, your right hand out,” may constitute an act of religious hatred. Boeing Navy P-8 Jet Faces $900 Million Budget Cut Further reducing ASW to fund the DDG-1000? China to “seriously consider” building aircraft carrier Surprise, surprise, surprise! Want to re-up for […]
Okayed through the end of July.
I can’t believe there’s anything new to post about this, but some people just won’t shut up. Little Green Footballs: NPR Rewrites Rathergate History to Cover Up Fraud: Rather’s attorneys also point to public statements by Michael Missal, a lawyer in Thornburgh’s law firm who helped conduct the investigation. “It’s ironic that the blogs were […]