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Entries Categorized as 'afghanistan'
January 8, 2011
November 1, 2010
We’ve always known Marines are beyond tough right? Well meet Corporal Nicholas Ludke, a Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward) in Afghanistan. A bit over a month ago, he suffered a grade-three concussion in a blast from an improvised explosive device (IED). Today, he’s back on the job [...]
July 24, 2010
He ended his 34 years as an Army Officer yesterday. Al-Qaida couldn’t stop General Stanley McChrystal but Rolling Stone Rag/Mag sure did — which frankly still bites.
Wearing his own Army combat uniform for the last time, McChrystal received full military honors, including a 17-gun salute and flag formations by the Army’s Old Guard. [...]
December 11, 2009
protesting a corrupt government in the streets of kabul is not a hugely popular thing to do — even less if you are an afghani woman.
these muslim women are very brave. this incredible event could have never happened in afghanistan before president bush took the fight to the enemy there.
check this out:
December 1, 2009
so tonight in his ‘commentary’ of The One’s speech on Afghanistan, chris matthews called west point “the enemy camp”. why is this maroon still on tv?
chris matthews lost all objectivity with that ‘first tingle’. here’s the video:
oh and chrissy? where is the public apology? un.stinking.believable.
December 1, 2009
tonite barack obama will use our soldiers from west point for image building (instead of his horrible greek columns from the campaign) to present his carefully stage-crafted event of telling the nation he will be sending 30,000 more troops to afghanistan. but preempting the speech is dick cheney who, yet again, steps up fearlessly [...]
November 24, 2009
three months ago, general stanley mcchrystal gave obama three options on winning in afghanistan: a low-risk plan requiring 80,000 more troops, a medium-risk plan requiring 40,000 more troops, and a high-risk plan requiring 20,000 more troops.
if the official non white house leaker is to be believed, and who can really say with this administration, obama [...]
November 12, 2009
apparently, the obama administration is continuing to leak and dither on afghanistan, all in the name of ‘clarity’.
a ’senior administration official’ (rahmbo? axelrod?) leaked that the feckless obama, in an attempt to seek clarity, is rejecting all the afghanistan war options presented by his national security team. it’s also been [...]
October 28, 2009
barack obama says he will ‘announce’ his decision on sending more troops to afghanistan sometime between november 7 and november 20. most say it will be to send more troops but not the 40,000 requested by general mcchrystal. obviously this decision is competing with ‘when to play golf next’ and ‘where should i [...]
October 22, 2009
last night, former vp dick cheney received the center for security policy’s ‘Keeper of the Flame’ award. after accepting the award, he gave a very direct speech aimed squarely at the dithering obama administration titled ‘putting politics over security’.
dick cheney blasted the chronically lying obama administration for their claims that the reason they’re taking so [...]