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McMaster of War (Video)

H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s national security advisor, is working behind the scenes to send tens of thousands of ground troops into Syria to take out the government of Bashar al-Assad. 77 more words

World At War

BREAKING: Dramatic Escalation in Syria

BREAKING: Dramatic Escalation in Syria
By Sophie Mangal

Written for Quemado Institute
April 9, 2017

According to trusted military sources of Inside Syria Media Center source in Syria, after the U.S. 1,013 more words

Western Intervention

The U.S. Military’s Ethos: Of Busy-work, Sweaty Suffering, White Wall Haircuts, Beribboned Uniforms, and Warrior Talk

W.J. Astore

Why does the U.S. military invest so much pride in working to the point of tedium, if not exhaustion?  A friend of mine, an Army major, worked at the Pentagon.  817 more words

US Military

David Petraeus, Retired Four-Star General, Speaks at Westminster as Part of Churchill Fellows Weekend

Petraeus (left) and Riley (right) talk inside a jam-packed Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury Saturday afternoon. PHOTO BY JIM MALVEN.

BY ASPEN DESHONG  342 more words

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CIA : A Few Good Women - Phyllis Nancy Faraci ( 1939 – April 18 1983)

”This tragedy, however awful, must not distract us from our search for peace in Lebanon and elsewhere. Your devotion to duty is known to all of us.

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all in

all in

(2010’s | militarese? | “giving one’s all,” “bound and determined”)

“All in all.” “All-in-one.” “All in the wrist.” “All in your head.” “All in the same boat.” “All in good time.” Or you could just settle for “all in,” shorn of superfluous objects and uttered with quiet conviction. 524 more words

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Throwing more money at the military won’t make it stronger

By Fareed Zakaria
Thursday, Mar. 2, 2017

The first time I met Gen. David Petraeus, he said something that surprised me. It was the early days of the Iraq War and, although things were not going well, he had directed his region in the north skillfully and effectively. 696 more words

Washington Post