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Petraeus Redux

June 24, 2010

As to be expected, General Stanley McChrystal was sacked yesterday as the commanding general in Afghanistan.  In his place, President Obama named Centcom Commander General David Petraeus to replace McChrystal. Petraeus is the COIN (counter insurgency) guru who was the mastermind behind the Baghdad Security Plan, better known as the Surge, in Iraq which is [...]

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SEALs Face Court-Martial for Fat Lip

November 26, 2009

More horror stories from the Obama Nation as three Navy SEALs on a special ops mission to seize wanted terrorist Ahmed Hashim Abed are facing court martial for beating up Abed a little before bringing him in.  The mission, code named “Operation Amber” was designed to capture and bring to justice the man who is [...]

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NY Times Tries to Credit Iraq Victory to Democrats

November 30, 2008

It is no secret that the surge in Iraq has been a major success, turning what seemed to be approaching a quagmire into a victory.  The Bush administration, after many setbacks during the first four years of the war, turned it around thanks to the leadership and counter-insurgency strategy of General David Petraeus.  Now, victory [...]

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Operation Iraqi Freedom, Plus Five

March 19, 2008

The Iraq War turns five today.  On the evening of March 19, 2003, President Bush notified the American people that Saddam’s regime was about to face American/Coalition might after repeated human rights violations and ignoring 17 UN Resolutions — in a post-9/11 world America was not going to ignore gathering threats like we did back [...]

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