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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


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

Petraeus was being considered as successor to Flynn for national security adviser

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Former Central Intelligence Agency Director General David Petraeus was among those considered to be the successor to Mike Flynn as national security advisor. 57 more words

US President Donald Trump

A top aide denied Sunday that President Donald Trump is having difficulty filling the key post of national security advisor because of White House moves to politicize the office. 372 more words

Breaking News

President Trump Will Interview Four Potential National Security Advisors

Correction appended, Feb. 22, 2017

President Trump is holding interviews with four finalists this weekend to replace former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn, the White House said Saturday. 372 more words

Lazy Saturday Reads

Good Afternoon!!

It’s day 29 of the illegimate presidency of Donald tRump and the chaos continues unabated. There are hundreds of stories I could share with you today, and it’s difficult to figure out which is most worthy of attention. 1,885 more words

U.S. Politics