Category Archives: The Military Art

“How the Bobos broke America” David Brooks

“The dispossessed set out early in the mornings. They were the outsiders, the scorned, the voiceless. But weekend after weekend—unbowed and undeterred—they rallied together. They didn’t have much going for them in their great battle against the privileged elite, but they … Continue reading

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Posted in France, The Military Art | 27 Comments

Desert early!- Avoid the rush!

“Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is moving to have all active duty members of the US military vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus, he said in a memo released Monday.”I want you to know that I will seek the President’s approval to make … Continue reading

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Posted in Health Care, The Military Art | 68 Comments

General George Thomas gravesite rededicated today – TTG

“TROY – A gathering Saturday morning paid tribute to a Union general disowned by his Virginia family during the Civil War and marked the progress to repair surroundings at his Oakwood Cemetery gravesite.” “The Colonel George L. Willard Camp #154, … Continue reading

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Posted in The Military Art, TTG, WBS | 23 Comments

Re-open the Cuban internet?

Can US Cyber Command manage that? Does anyone have a clue? pl  11,426 total views,  4 views today

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Posted in government, The Military Art | 21 Comments

CJCS is NOT in the chain of command

“I said you’re in fucking charge!” Trump reportedly shouted. “Well, I’m not in charge!” Milley is said to have “yelled” back. “You can’t fucking talk to me like that!” Trump reportedly shouted. Bender reports that Milley told advisers gathered in … Continue reading

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Posted in government, The Military Art | 9 Comments

The British Army? Or the palace guard plus toys?

““We came to realise that the main priority was to build up the Afghan security forces so they could independently manage their own insurgency.” “We have taken the lessons of how to create local indigenous forces and to harness  them … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, History, Middle East, The Military Art | 8 Comments

Joe wants your guns

Joe is full of it. This is the guy who was a main sponsor of the great crime bill of the 1990s, c’mon man, you know, you know, the one that locked up all those criminals who happen to have … Continue reading

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Posted in government, Gun Control, The Military Art | 12 Comments

Gaza and the Next Lebanon War

“As most Western militaries that share the IDF’s values and legal adherence know too well, the doctrine described by Kochavi is currently the least bad of several bad options. This doctrine will no doubt be tested again, not just in … Continue reading

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Posted in Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria, The Military Art | 28 Comments

A Syrian Update – TTG

“It has been a long time coming, and it seems that an escalation in Greater Idlib might be on the way. After frequent ceasefire violations by Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and other terrorist groups of the so-called “moderate opposition”, the … Continue reading

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Posted in Syria, The Military Art, TTG, Uncategorized | 30 Comments

A Temporary Farewell with an Original Poem: Bitter Honey

Antiwar Poem Bitter Honey by Steven J. Willett Siege of Troy that depicts from the left a violent horse chariot breaking through a gate, Athena urging them to ravage the Trojans, King Priam crouching in defeat, a warrior who killed … Continue reading

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Posted in Poetry, The Military Art, Willett | 5 Comments