Category Military

Operation Entebbe, 30 Years On

The Jerusalem Post has two riveting accounts of Operation Entebbe posted commemorating the 30th anniversary of the IDF’s raid on Uganda’s Entebbe Airport: one from the soldiers’ point of view, the other from the hostages’. If you’ve never read the…

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Got A BIG One!

I woke up this morning and checked CNN.com only to see the following: Wowsers. CNN has the developing details. This is huge. UPDATE: Captain Ed and Mark in Mexico have further details and analysis. My first impression is that, while…

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Run For It, Marty!

“Image of the day”, indeed! Check out the humorous photographic evidence of a fire suppression test gone horribly awry at Ellsworth Air Force Base. Witness what happens when a scheduled 15 second burst of fire-retardant foam takes more than 20…

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101st Fighting Keyboardists

As previously noted in this space, I’m 4-F, so I have precious little chance of being allowed to enlist in the US military, let alone get drafted. Fortunately, a few right-leaning bloggers have formally constituted the 101st Fighting Keyboardists (F.K.s.).…

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Taking The Long View In Iraq

Strategy Page argues that we should be watching trendlines, not headlines. Sounds like what we “neocons” have been arguing for a long time – too bad our “bleeds/leads” media can’t be bothered to make similar observations. Observing trends doesn’t sell…

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