Monthly Archives: February 2017

A magnificent speech and the Democrats behaved appropriately.

IMO it will be recorded as one of the best addresses to a joint session of Congress in our history.  It was carefully balanced in content and tone.  The Loyal Opposition behaved themselves well.  I am  surprised at that given … Continue reading

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East of Aleppo – TTG

“Nine villages were seized from ISIS on Monday as the Kurdish-led ‘Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) reopened the Manbij front and pushed southwards along the Euphrates River. With ISIS struggling to hold ground in the region, Kurdish forward units took control … Continue reading

Posted in Syria, The Military Art, TTG | 42 Comments

Dionne’s horror at the thought of America as it once was …

" …  But then came the third: the “deconstruction of the administrative state.” Bannon explained that officials who seem to hate what their agencies do — one thinks especially of Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, who … Continue reading

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UAVs in the ME wars.

   These flying machines are not hard to come by.  If you want some there are companies like this one which will sell you systems complete with surveillance packages. On the other hand they are also not terribly difficult to … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, The Military Art, weapons, Yemen | 56 Comments

Trump’s Tuesday Speech to Congress

The Democrats are planning to stage a horror show at the presidential address to a joint session of Congress.  They openly speak of; floor demonstrations complete with shaken fists, signs,  illegal immigrants in the gallery, tearful foreign travelers to the … Continue reading

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Syria Strategy for R+6

  I have discussed the present situation in Syria and Iraq with Larry Johnson.  We speak daily.  IMO it is true that US Rules of Engagement on air attacks have recently been loosened and that US ground advisors are pressing their … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Middle East, Russia, Syria | 57 Comments


I urge all readers of this site to carefully read the attached article from the website "," which exposes yet another Saudi crime, aimed at covering up their role in the original September 11, 2001 attacks, by denying the survivors … Continue reading

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“MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski declares that it is the media’s job to control what the American people think”

"In a stunning display of how the media views its job, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski declared Wednesday morning that it was the job of the establishment press to decide what the American people think. While discussing President Trump’s push to destroy the … Continue reading

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“Kurdish forces reach Euphrates River east of Raqqa amid massive ISIS collapse” – TTG

"Following the capture of 8 villages earlier in the day, the US-backed ‘Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) swept through another five ISIS-held villages in a huge offensive that now has Kurdish forward units stationed at the northern bank of the Euphrates … Continue reading

Posted in Syria, The Military Art, TTG | 54 Comments

IMO there are signs of hope in US/Russian relations

1.  General Dunford, USMC, the uniformed head of the US armed forces, is meeting the week at Baku in Azarbaijan with General Gerasimov, the head of the Russian General Staff.  2.  My sources tell me that US and Russian air … Continue reading

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