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The Ghost of Black Jack Pershing: the US Army and the Centennial of WWI

It’s the 100th anniversary of the U.S. participation in World War I, as many of you know. The Department of Defense has tapped the Army to lead the way for the whole organization when it comes to centennial activities and planning, because – let’s face it – it was an Army run show. 1,372 more words


A Message to Pershing

Yesterday Benjamin Runkle posted a short essay on the leadership lessons of George Marshall in War on the Rocks. The essay is worth reading, as is just about anything regarding Marshall, for those interested in military leadership in strategy. 1,187 more words


Trump's claim that a general dipped bullets in pigs' blood is fake news – but the US massacre of Moro Muslims isn't

Pershing had left the islands and the Philippine-US war was officially over when the Americans slaughtered the Moro Muslims in their hundreds – men, women and children. 248 more words


Angela Merkel: Barcelona terrorists demonstrated 'contempt for humanity'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has issued a message of defiance after Thursday’s terrorist attacks in and around Barcelona, which killed 14 people and injured hundreds. Many international leaders offered condolences. 995 more words

Terroristen und Schweine

Kennt ihr schon diesen Tweet von Trump?

Ja, ich habe heute meinen netten Tag und anonymisiere zufällige Vollidioten aus dem Internet. Nett, oder?

Nicht so nett ist natürlich, dass ich den Artikel in Snopes auch gelesen habe. 213 more words

Trump repeats racist pig-blood jibe - days after racists kill peaceful protester

Donald Trump appears to feel he wasn’t offensive enough when he compared violent neo-nazis to peaceful anti-racism campaigners earlier this week, just hours after one peaceful protester was… 264 more words

A Separate Peace

No, this isn’t about the tearjerker John Knowles novel. It’s about that question of the day, “what does Putin want?” And a separate peace is also something I think is becoming more likely based on recent events. 1,790 more words