U.S. curtails use of airstrikes in assault on Marja – washingtonpost.com


MARJA, AFGHANISTAN — To the Marines of Bravo Company, the black-and-white video footage from a surveillance drone seemed to present the perfect shot: more than a dozen armed insurgents exiting a building and heading to positions to attack U.S. and Afghan forces seeking to wrest control of this Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan. Facing stiff […]

Progressives go to War over…War


The purpose of all war is peace—Saint Augustine: The City of God
While President Barack Obama was in Oslo, Norway yesterday accepting his Nobel Peace Prize (while at the same time justifying his troop surge in Afghanistan), back home Congressman and fellow progressive Democrat Dennis Kucinich was busy metaphorically pulling the red carpet out from under [...]

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Investors.com – Surge Or Vietnam


Afghanistan: The month before the one-year anniversary of his inauguration, the president has finally settled on the strategy for what he called a “war of necessity.” But leaving, not winning, is the goal.How often in history, if ever, has a British defense secretary slammed a U.S. commander in chief for indecisiveness? Britain’s Bob Ainsworth last […]

Savoring the Left’s Tear-Stained Tweets Over Obama’s Afghanistan Speech


A tweet from leftist blogger Atrios near the conclusion of President Obama’s Afghanistan speech:
haven’t always agreed with obama, first time i didn’t think he believed his own spiel
And here’s what neo-communist Michael Moore (who I aggressively corrected this morning) had to tweet:
President Obama has now officially declared himself a war president. A sad moment indeed [...]