Posts Tagged ‘war’

September 5th, 2021 - 1:43 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs, News Media

The Afghanistan Papers

With U.S. troops now completely out of Afghanistan, most Americans don’t want to hear about that country anymore, much less read an entire book about our war there went awry. Nobody learns anything from the mistakes of the past anyway. So this posting will be very short. The Afghanistan Papers[...]

February 12th, 2021 - 11:11 pm § in Misc.

Images of the 21st Century: French Post Cards: 10

THE FUTURE OF WAR? SEE MORE OF THE FUTURE, from the fin de siécle.[...]

May 23rd, 2019 - 9:17 am § in Misc.

Puget Sound’s Secret Weapon


July 19th, 2018 - 1:21 am § in Misc.

430 years ago today, the Spanish Armada was defeated

On Jun 6 2014 the last Spanish Aircraft carrier was decommissioned. It is hard to remember an era when the world’s dominant navies were Spanish. Dutch, and British.[...]

October 17th, 2017 - 8:04 am § in Misc.

Planet of the Apes


October 12th, 2017 - 9:08 am § in Uncategorized

Images of the 21st Century: French Post Cards: 9

THE FUTURE OF WAR? SEEMORE OF THE FUTURE, from the fin de siécle.[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 11:02 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

Rejecting Trump’s Choice for Ambassador to Israel

Jewish Labor Committee: CALL TO ACTION: Urge your senators to reject Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to the State of Israel TAKE ACTION: Call your senators and urge them to reject Friedman. Call (202) 224-3121 to be connected directly to your senators’ office. JEWISHLABORCOMMITTEE.ORG[...]

November 8th, 2016 - 1:25 am § in Misc.

DAESH Mass Graves Found

IRAQI EXPERTS PROBE MASS GRAVE SITE FOUND NEAR IS-HELD MOSULBAGHDAD (AP) – Iraqi investigators are probing a mass grave that was discovered the previous day by troops advancing further into Islamic State-held territory near the city of Mosul. Associated Press footage from the site shows bones [...]

October 7th, 2016 - 2:00 am § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Russia Threatens War With The US!

‘S-300, S-400 air defenses in place’: Russian MoD warns US-led coalition not to strike Syrian army Russia’s Defense Ministry has cautioned the US-led coalition of carrying out airstrikes on Syrian army positions, adding in Syria there are numerous S-300 and S-400 air defense systems up and run[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 9:41 pm § in Misc.

Will the war never end?

Colombia Plunged Into Uncertainty As Voters Narrowly Reject Peace Deal With FARC Rebels Colombians rejected a peace deal with Marxist insurgents in a referendum on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and dashing President Juan Manuel Santos’ dream of ending the 52-year war.  Before the r[...]