Category Archives: US Army

Dereliction of Duty

On February 20, 2017, Lt. General Herbert Raymond “H. R.” McMaster was named as National Security Advisor following the February 13 forced resignation of Michael T. Flynn. McMaster is a combat veteran of the first Gulf War. His most notable … Continue reading

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Michael Ware’s Only the Dead knows that the end of War documentaries are not snuff films

        By ann summers No one wants to see the explicit images of death and the dying, the actual rather than the Michael Bay cinematic explosions, and yet like the spectacular trainwreck of the 2016 elections season, … Continue reading

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“If you meet The Buddha on the road, kill him.”

By ann summers All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else. -The Buddha Marx: “constant revolutionizing of production uninterrupted disturbance of all social … Continue reading

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His book should not have been the only Counterinsurgency text available for an entire post-Vietnam generation

By ann summers Yet if predicting the future is a hopeless endeavor, learning from the past is not. The counterinsurgency books that Nagl studied do impart an important lesson. The goal the United States hopes to reach in Iraq — … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Disgraced General David Petraeus Remains a Trusted White House Advisor

By Elaine Magliaro Former CIA Director David Petraeus, who is expected to formally plead guilty “to mishandling classified materials” next month, is scheduled to be sentenced on April 27th. Petraeus, who also served as the top U.S. general in Iraq and Afghanistan, “was … Continue reading

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James Fallows on “The Tragedy of the American Military”

By Elaine Magliaro On Friday, I was talking with a friend when he suggested that I read James Fallows’s article about the American military that was published in The Atlantic magazine. In his article titled The Tragedy of the American Military, Fallows looks … Continue reading

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71 years ago this week, two honorable men met.

By Chuck Stanley “You follow the rules for you, not for the enemy. You fight by the rules to keep your humanity. If I ever see or hear of you shooting at a man in a parachute, I will shoot … Continue reading

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