Posts Categorized: War On Terror

Officials suspect Umm Sayyaf had a role in the capture of American citizen Kayla Mueller

What to do with High Value Detainees in Overseas Contingency Operations?

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Daily Beast: Umm Sayyaf, who is an Iraqi citizen, was captured by U.S. forces in Syria. She was interrogated in Iraq by an American unit that operates outside the traditional criminal justice system. But the decision on where to try her was based largely in deference to Iraqi law. And she will now be turned… Read more »

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Shouldn’t Allowing our Troops to Carry Guns on Base be Championed by The Left?

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The Chattanooga shooting that left four marines dead is just the latest in a line of lone wolf attacks  where news outlets such as CNN had “questions of motive”. And as everybody knows, military bases are gun-free zones. While being allowed to possess a firearm does not guarantee one’s safety, declaring any zone gun-free just guarantees… Read more »

A weary soldier of the Bosnian Army Fifth Corps' elite 502 "Tigers" brigade rests against a wall before heading home October 14 after his unit captured a strategic town from separtist Serb forces in the latest government offensie. Bosnian and Croatian forces took swathes of territory and secured a road leading from the northwest Bihac area to mountains near Sarajevo in central Bosnia

20 Years On – The Deception of Srebrenica Is Still Advancing Islamic Jihad (Guest Post)

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  Saturday July 11th 2015 marked the twentieth anniversary of the massacre of Bosnian Muslims by Bosnian Serbs in the town of Srebrenica.  The opportunity to indulge in an orgy of Serb-bashing by opportunist, self-serving politicians and the duplicitous media was simply too good to miss.  They were all-too-keen to continue propagating one of the… Read more »

Senate Votes to Ban Torture

Senate Votes to Ban Torture

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When have we ever legislated for torture? Torture for me is Pelosi, Feinstein, Obama, and McCain demagoguing about America’s image, standing in the world. And the issue of “torture”. Maybe this is kind of like what it would look like if the Amish banned their use of SUVs to combat global warming? Isn’t this redundant,… Read more »

The ISIS JV now has enough uranium for a dirty nuke

The ISIS JV now has enough uranium for a dirty nuke

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  Barack Obama once famously dismissed ISIS (or ISIL if you will) as the JV: “The analogy we use around here sometimes, and I think is accurate, is if a jayvee team puts on Lakers uniforms that doesn’t make them Kobe Bryant. I think there is a distinction between the capacity and reach of a… Read more »

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Look What The JayVee Team Is Up To Now: Is Obama’s Real ISIS Strategy On Display? (Guest Post)

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Dear Leader Barack Hussein Obama referred to ISIS as “jayvee” (“junior varsity”) in January 2014. Then in September 2014, he said about ISIS in Syria: “We don’t have a strategy yet.” ISIS just took Rahmadi, and continued east, attacking the town of Khaldiya and breaking the Iraqi government’s line of defense in Husayba, about 20… Read more »

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Memorializing Our Fallen in Ramadi

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Why Ramadi matters: The fall of Ramadi is highly symbolic and of substantial strategic significance, despite the protestations to the contrary of Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey. In a joint press conference with Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on April 16, Dempsey stated: “The city itself is not symbolic is… Read more »

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Chris Matthews Plays Hardball with Mike Morrell

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Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morrell has been making his rounds in the media, promoting his new book. Earlier this week, he appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews; and the Iraq war critics have been salivating over this “Aha! Gotcha!” moment: Host Chris Matthews asked Morell about a statement Cheney made in 2003: “We know… Read more »