Browsing All Posts filed under »General David H. Petraeus«

The Rise and Fall of the Biden-Obama Policy on Iraq

June 14, 2014 by


Within 96 hours the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sahel (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, depending on who you are talking to, went from being an active player in Syria and controlling Fallujah and Ramadi to taking over Mosul, Tikrit […]

A Second General Wounded In The Zipper Wars

November 14, 2012 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The Taliban hasn’t had this much success in bumping off top US generals: Defence Secretary Leon Panetta ordered an investigation of the US commander in Afghanistan John Allen for allegedly “inappropriate” emails with a woman.. The woman, Jill Kelley, is a key figure in the scandal that brought down the former […]

Fighting Wars: Gen. David Patraeus

February 13, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ No one can doubt General David Patraeus’s devotion to America and to the U.S. Army in which he served much of his life. In order to take on the position as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency he had to retire, but his vast experience will serve him and the nation […]

The Father Of A United States Marine On The Death of bin Laden

May 5, 2011 by


Most of the people of the world are rejoicing over the news of the death of Usama bin Laden. I am one of them. The man that many consider to be the mastermind of the September 11th attacks is gone. Contrary to the views expressed by some, the death of bin Laden does not signal […]

OSAMA BIN LADEN IS DEAD! – Breaking News – Continuing Links + Updates to 5/13/11

May 1, 2011 by


BREAKING NEWS! Great News!!!! Osama Bin Laden is dead! Updates will be posted as they occur. Confirmed from six reliable sources that Osama was killed by an American bomb about a week ago. The Military have been waiting for confirmation from DNA testing for positive proof before making an announcement. Update #1 There are conflicting […]

Building and Burning

September 10, 2010 by


Recently the US has faced two major stories related to Islam, first the story about the proposed Islamic cultural center which would include a mosque and then a story about a small non-denominational Christian church in Florida that decided to hold a “Burn a Qur’an Day” on September 11th, then canceled it and then said […]

The Perilous Slog of Asymmetric Warfare

August 27, 2010 by


By SWJ Editors The Perilous Slog of Asymmetric Warfare: A Better Way Forward in Afghanistan Nick M. Masellis , Naval Postgraduate School’s Strategic Insights. The situation on the ground in Afghanistan remains tenuous. Despite a strategy that has been under the auspices of a population-centric counterinsurgency (COIN) campaign—as presented by General McChrystal, officially sanctioned by […]