Tag Archives: War

Werewolves!

Decentralized resistance movements require true autonomy, yet the difficulty and enhanced liabilities that come with insurgent life make them difficult to sustain. Sabotage, assassination and attacks on infrastructure have been the mainstay of guerilla units since before the use of … Continue reading

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Politics: Where West Meets East

    Today I heard a lecture from a speaker share his experiences as a POW for six years during the Vietnam War. What was most striking, involved the very brief reaction to a question about the largely ineffectual raid … Continue reading

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Drone War in Mali?

The Long War may have just migrated into Mali: “a “mystery airstrike” targeted a convoy of the “Yahya About al Hammam Brigade,” a unit of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb operating in northern Mali, and killed seven fighters.” “If … Continue reading

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Macgregor on the state of defense.

LtCol(ret) Doug Macgregor & The Daily Bell discuss defense issues Here is an all too familiar tale about pyrrhic victory: The generals were, as usual, very timid and reluctant to fight. We assembled this monumental military force designed to take … Continue reading

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The Burning Tanker

I watched it burn for days.  Four days straight before I had a one day break.  Then I watched it smoldering for another three.  Quite an odd sight to witness five thousand liters of gasoline going up in flames with … Continue reading

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