20070202 Worldview Web Roundup

The Worldview Web Roundup is a collection of links to the news, commentary, and information I found interesting or useful over the past week or so. If you want to read more of what is found in this post, find links to my favorite news, commentary, and information sites at Dennis L Hitzeman’s News Reading List.

Commentary

Turkmeni GasTCS Daily

Natural gas, that is. With the recent death of the Turkmeni despot Turkmenbashi and the pending election of a new president, the US and the West find themselves in a unique position to potentially reshape the energy politics of Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

Why Is It That It Is Marines Who Always Seem to Get It?BlackFive

General Conway, Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, finally says what so many of us have been thinking for a long time: ‘We’re at war, let’s act like it.’

Granted, the general’s call may be too little, too late, but I wonder how different the American people would be thinking right now if we would have been thinking about this war like it is a war since it first started.

On a related note, this is a man I could help elect president.

Because the MSM Won’t Show ItBlackFive

BlackFive will. I’m just making sure you’re all reading from the News Reading List. If not, get to work!

Iraqis Defending ThemselvesMichael Yon Online

This article speaks for itself.

And Afghans with Brass CojonesBlackFive

Meh, who needs a gun anyway when you have a big red pipe?

DLH

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