Tag Archives: War

Tiny little wars

There are all kinds of wars. There are the grand, philosophical wars against ideas like poverty and drugs.  There are violent enterprises like Afghanistan. There are bloody clashes between tribes polities. Then there is my own personal war against poachers.

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Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The United States was at peace with … Continue reading

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What happens if we fail?

President Obama laid out his strategy for Afghanistan last night, one that involves adding more troops and a time line for withdrawal based on the theory of leaving behind an strong Afghan government and an Afghan people willing and able … Continue reading

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Jules Crittenden has up a well-written piece on his weblog about the 194th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo and how that battle helped lead to the rise of the anglosphere as it exists today. It’s worth reading just for … Continue reading

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The Clinton Doctrine

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Clinton Plans to Restore Diplomacy to U.S. Foreign Policy –FoxNews

Hilary Clinton has threatened the future security of the United States by declaring that her tenure as Secretary of State will include a forcible return to the notion that the best way to secure peace is by talking.

The last time a Clinton pursued that strategy, bin Laden was able to flee Sudan for Afghanistan, al Qaeda was able to bomb African embassies, the USS Cole, and plan 9-11, and India, North Korea, and Pakistan was able to build nuclear weapons right under our noses without us knowing about it. […] Continue reading

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