Monthly Archives: June 2010

Brothers in Harm: Petraeus=McChrystal on the ROEs

An endless ROE of them…   would never equal a single Curtis LeMay General Petraeus’ depressing testimony yesterday confirmed (while, expectedly, it did not prevent the Gen. from becoming confirmed) yet again that the era of real US warrior leaders—like … Continue reading

Post-Modern COIN-age of a Failed Policy—McChrystal, Tocqueville, and the Koran

  Addendum: A friend asked that I write a post-script to this blog, listing strategic aims for Afghanistan and Pakistan. For this (pre-blog) “post-script,” we have only two legitimate strategic interests in so-called “Af-Pak”: 1) First and foremost, seizing and … Continue reading

Western “Understanding” of Muslim Turkey—Same Rec[e]pe for Disaster?

Pajamas Media has published my essay on Turkey’s rampant Jew hatred, epitomized by its current Prime Minister, Mas-Kom-Ya Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Just as Western European leaders of the 19th and early 20th centuries often chose to ignore  Ottoman Turkey’s brutal … Continue reading

“Mas-Kom-Ya” Erdogan, and His Ur-Jew Hatred

Erdogan: Soon to Be Another Unique Moustache Association Member, Donning an “11” Mustache? Egypt Unique Moustache Assoc: We Respect Moustache of Hitler Quoth Captain Sayyed Shahada of the Unique Egyptian Moustache Association: “I respect the mustache of this Hitler, because … Continue reading

McCarthy Knows Jihad

Lebanese negotiator Antoine Fattal (L), with Israeli negotiator David Kimche (centre), and US chief delegate Morris Draper (R) after the three completed their marathon negotiations that produced the agreement between Israel and Lebanon to begin the withdrawal of foreign troops. … Continue reading