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Obama’s Own JV Team: After the bin Laden Raid, the Deluge

Max Boot writes: Last week brought a reminder of what the United States has lost since Bob Gates and Leon Panetta left the Obama cabinet. Both are straight shooters with a centrist, hardheaded sensibility. 661 more words


Defeating ISIS will take years and require use of ground forces: David Petraeus

TOKYO — The U.S.-led fight against Islamic jihadists will take years and will need ground forces to succeed, retired Gen. David Petraeus said Friday.

“We’re talking about years, many years in the case of Syria,” he told business executives at a Tokyo hotel. 591 more words


Quotes from the Academy

I had the privilege of attending the Academy of Achievement thanks to the generosity of Wayne and Cathy Reynolds 2 weekends ago in San Francisco.  There were 150 extraordinary people all staying at the same hotel and interacting, dancing, and eating with one another for a full weekend.   274 more words


"de-Baathification Program": Bush/Cheney Created Conditions That Led Directly To ISIL

It takes a lot of gall for people like Dick Cheney to utter even one critical word about President Obama’s strategy to eliminate the threat of ISIL in the Middle East. 1,023 more words

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Judge: Lawsuit In Petraeus Scandal Can Proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says a Tampa, Florida, woman can pursue her lawsuit alleging that the government invaded her privacy in the scandal over former CIA director David Petraeus. 123 more words


Petraeus In Denver To Speak About Terrorism

DENVER (AP) — Retired Gen. David Petraeus will speak about national security threats facing the U.S. during a talk in Denver commemorating the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 79 more words


AMERICAN WAR GENERALS: You'll Be Surprised at What They Have to Say on Nat Geo (Video Sneak Peek)

Powell. McChrystal. McCaffrey. Clark. These are all names with which the American public is familiar, but perhaps we do not really know much more than the fact that these men have all been important military leaders for the United States. 590 more words

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