Monthly Archives: August 2016

Strategery in East Asia and thereabouts.

Babak suggested that we should have Korea and the South China Sea included in our list of strategeral concerns.  I agree. Korea.  This nightmare state is evidently not going to suddenly disappear.  Therefore, we must think about it.  IMO they … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, China, Egypt, History, Israel, Korea, Middle East, Policy, Russia, Syria, The Military Art | 48 Comments

Strategery and tactickery in Eurasia

There is not enough data with which to do an adequate job of analysis on all that is occurring just now, but I think I must make a preliminary "stab" at it with the understanding that all this is subject … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Middle East, Policy, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, The Military Art, Turkey, Yemen | 62 Comments

LTG Sean MacFarland comments on the SDF, Manbij and Raqqa – TTG

LTG Sean MacFarland is the outgoing commander of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF–OIR). He made these comments today in his final briefing to the Pentagon press corps by Skype from Baghdad. *************** The Syrian Democratic Forces … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Syria, TTG | 80 Comments

Updates cost money

SST needs some updated software.  Compatibility issues arise and have to be dealt with.  We also need a new scanner and a multi-function printer would be nice.  If anyone wants to put some money in the "kitty" for these things, … Continue reading

Posted in Ukraine Crisis | 13 Comments

On Disagreement By Richard Sale

    People who habitually employ an abusive and bullying tone, are, at bottom,  insecure people with a weak ego. It is weakness that makes such people so aggressive and unkind in their statements. Why are such people so afraid … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 91 Comments

Sir Percy Alleline will return to save us.

  "As for the clincher about Trump being a Moscow run Manchurian candidate, I would suggest that Morell might have been a top analyst at the Agency but he never acquired or ran an actual spy in his life so … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Intelligence | 85 Comments

Diazepam? pl

Posted in Politics | 117 Comments

“Clinton’s lead over Trump narrows to less than three points: Reuters/Ipsos poll”

Is this an outlier?  The MJ crowd as well as the show on the Clinton News Network are busy this AM conducting Trump's funeral.  pl

Posted in Media, Politics | 133 Comments

Saudi Arabia is our most worthless “ally.”

"SA evidently is shipping all this in from their major base at Sharura in the Rub' al-Khali (Empty Quarter).  It goes down the hard surface road to this Wadi'a border crossing (pictured above) and thence down through the Sunni territory … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Yemen | 48 Comments

All four candidates should have independent med. exams

The United States deserves a chief executive who is in good health.  The four of them (and the VP candidates as well) should submit themselves to independent complete examinations before election day.  pl

Posted in Politics | 60 Comments