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1st LAI Takes Friendly Fire

“Can you tell us how they describe the event? I have not read that book or read any accounts of that event outside official and classified military documents.” As promised, ST, here’s the account from: “Desert Storm: A Forgotten War”: RAS AL-KHAFJI AND OTHER MAJOR GROUND ACTIONS(29/30 JAN 1991) “The first attack occurred in the … Continue reading 1st LAI Takes Friendly Fire

Deputy Bernard “Barney” Fife Is Watching Me

And may I remind you that I live in a pretty rough neighborhood. A guy down the road who works on one of the banana plantations got his fingers chopped off by his drinking buddy just the other day. Pretty much everybody around here carries machetes everywhere they go and from time to time someone … Continue reading Deputy Bernard “Barney” Fife Is Watching Me

“…I got nothin’ but affection/ For the ones who sailed with me”

Bob Dylan is 81. If, like me, you loved his last album, then please go to American Thinker blog.,and read both ”Not Dark Yet” Posts, and listen to the embedded covers by Joan Baez and Elvis Presley. It’s a Great Divide, of only a few years in either direction. If you're one of those who … Continue reading “…I got nothin’ but affection/ For the ones who sailed with me”

Winning the Peace (Ch. 7) Blast from the Past (written in 2013)

If you believe that the Obama Administration has a coherent strategy to defeat Islamo-fascism then you should save your time and stop reading now. I am writing this only because I can’t find anyone putting forward a strategy to defeat the threat of Islamic supremacists. There are several brilliant authors writing about the reality of … Continue reading Winning the Peace (Ch. 7) Blast from the Past (written in 2013)

United States Outmanoeuvres Russia Once Again?

In a recent briefing, the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI), Avril Haines warned, “I would characterize it as the Russians aren’t winning, and the Ukrainians aren’t winning, and we’re at a bit of a stalemate here.” So, where is the Russia-Ukraine war heading? What is Russian President Putin planning next? Is Europe ready for it? Are … Continue reading United States Outmanoeuvres Russia Once Again?