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Gulf War

Norman Schwarzkopf Dies at 78

December 28, 2012

Commanding General of Operation Desert Storm Norman Schwarzkopf died yesterday in Tampa due to complications from pneumonia.  He was 78 years old. “Stormin’ Norman’s” leadership produced a quick and decisive victory pushing back Saddam’s invasion of Kuwait in 1991.  After bombing for a month and with about 100 hours on the ground, the Gulf War [...]

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The Bin Laden Photo Problem

May 3, 2011

Obama will enjoy his bounce, as he should.  It’s a great story with lots of heroism and such a satisfying ending.  But here, I’m not going to go into depth regarding the actual details of the mission, firefight, or double tap which delivered Bin Laden to hell because quite frankly, it’s too soon and the [...]

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