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Pulitzer Prize Winning Iraq War Critic: ‘All Obama Is Saying Is Give War A Chance’

March 28, 2011 by

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By Noel Sheppard Barack Obama sure is getting support for his Libyan attack from what on the surface would seem a lot of unlikely sources. On Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” Pulitzer Prize-winning Iraq war critic Tom Ricks told David Gregory, “All Obama is saying is give war a chance”. DAVID GREGORY: Well, and, Tom Ricks, […]

Scary Movie

March 24, 2011 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon You almost always know something about a movie before you see it. Is it a comedy, an adventure, a psychological thriller, science fiction, etc. Many years ago I was in Tel Aviv for the day (I was living in Jerusalem at the time). I had been under a lot of pressure […]

Teeny, Tiny Wars

March 23, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba On the same day that the U.S. had blown up a building on Gadaffi’s compound in Tripoli, the news out of Iraq was as follows: Baghdad (3/21/2011) – Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi Prime Minster Nouri al-Maliki considered on Monday Iraq as one of the most stable countries in the region. Addressing a gathering […]

Libya – Scylla And Charybdis Redux

March 22, 2011 by

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The modern day reference for this old saying, Scylla and Charybdis, is that you are caught between a rock and a hard place, but I prefer to use the original term from Greek Mythology: Odysseus had to pass through the narrow Straits of Messina between Sicily and Calabria. There were two monsters guarding the Straits. […]

Rushing Into Libya To Do What They Know Not

March 22, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt France, Britain and the US seem to have blundered into a war without thinking through what they will have to do to end it – and how some will now betray them: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Monday likened the U.N. Security Council resolution supporting military action in Libya to medieval calls […]

Libya, a Jolly Short War

March 21, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba There’s nothing like a war to either make or break a President. There’s a reason the writers of the Constitution also made the President the Commander-in-Chief because war needs a centralized authority to direct the military. A goodly number of the nation’s presidents were former leaders in war, starting with General George […]

Go to Congress First

March 21, 2011 by

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By Andrew McCarthy Going into Libya is bad enough; doing it without congressional approval is worse. Conservative infighting over whether the United States should intervene militarily in Libya is sign of good health. To remain vital, an ideological movement needs to have its basic assumptions challenged occasionally. We need to correct our wayward courses rather […]