Posts Categorized: Afghanistan

"Leave no fallen comrade behind"....except Afghan Terps?

“Leave no fallen comrade behind”….except Afghan Terps?

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The price of aiding and abetting the U.S.? One of the most often repeated phrases in our military culture is “Leave No Fallen Comrade Behind.” Many service members relied so heavily on their Afghan and Iraqi translators that some were considered members of the unit. It goes without saying that, when troops are in the… Read more »

Obama addressing Marine Corp

Selling Illusions

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Taking a short break from his daily golfology program, Obama’s principal statement in his address to the Marine Corps base was, “Because of the extraordinary service of the men and women in the American armed forces, Afghanistan has a chance to rebuild its own country. …. We are safer. It’s not going to be a source of terrorist attacks again. …. The world is better, it’s safer, it’s more peaceful, it’s more prosperous.”

The left's worst nightmare has come true. Obama has morphed into George W. Bush.

The left’s worst nightmare has come true. Obama has morphed into George W. Bush.

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Way back in 2002, then-Senator Barack Obama had a lot to say about the Iraq war. What I am opposed to is the attempt by political hacks like Karl Rove to distract us from a rise in the uninsured, a rise in the poverty rate, a drop in the median income — to distract us… Read more »

On this day in History....

On this day in History….

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On September 9, 2001, two days before the events of 9/11, Ahmad Shah Massoud- the “Lion of Panjsher” and leader of the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan (the Northern Alliance)- was assassinated in Takhar Province of Afghanistan by suspected al-Qaeda agents posing as journalists. Afghanistan in the shadow of Ahmad Shah Massoud:… Read more »

It's 3 am. The phone is ringing. Obama won't answer. He can't.

It’s 3 am. The phone is ringing. Obama won’t answer. He can’t.

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He’s been called aloof. He’s been called detached. He’s been said to dither. They were all correct. Now you can add paralyzed to that list. His worst nightmare (and ours, BTW) has arrived. ISIS is marching across Iraq. Despite their inhuman atrocities, Obama cannot call them the enemy. He’s not interested in defeating them and… Read more »

The new War in Iraq begs the question, can Obama ever manage to get out of his own way? (Guest Post)

The new War in Iraq begs the question, can Obama ever manage to get out of his own way? (Guest Post)

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The reignited war in Iraq is the latest result of a long string of incompetent decisions made by President Barack Obama. His premature decision to withdraw from Iraq left a power vacuum that the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) is happy to fill. ISIS is taking over Iraq with a speed and… Read more »

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Bergdahl trade rooted in Obama’s dislike of America (Guest Post)

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For the first time since being freed by the Taliban in a covert and hasty exchange, US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is being exposed Tuesday to limited media and made aware of the swirling controversy surrounding his release. Bergdahl, his freedom brokered by the Obama administration in exchange for five top Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo… Read more »

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Abdulrahman al-Awlaki was someone’s child too

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“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” – Joseph Goebbels Barack Obama has refused to apologize for releasing the terrorist Dream Team. That ought to surprise no one. Obama has never apologized for anything, let alone his monumental “you can keep your plan” lie…. Read more »

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Obama Ignored 30-Day Notice To Congress On Bergdahl Trade Because It “Was Too Long”

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Obama flouts the law once again. When asked why the requirement for a 30 day notice to Congress was ignored Susan Rice said the Administration thought it was too long so they just ignored it: We had reason to be concerned about his life, but we also had reason to be concerned that the 30-day… Read more »