Battle Of Marjah – Karzai Expects Zero Civilian Casualties – Maybe Marines Should Just Use Harsh Language To Win


In this World War, as in the Vietnam War, the pressure on our troops from our Leftist Press Corps, and from Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai, to not harm anyone on the sidelines is predictably ratcheting upward.  Today’s L.A. Times features a photo (above) of an Afghan man whose father was shot dead during the Battle of Marjah, [...]

Bribing The Taliban No Way To Win This War – Five More Years In Afghanistan


A leaked memo intended to be distributed at the close of the London Conference on Afghanistan this week tells a most disturbing story:  British troops can expect to continue combat operations against the Taliban for another five years.  Governments allied with the Brits, including the United States, are expected to pony up hundreds of millions [...]

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30,000 More Troops—With One Hand Tied Behind their Backs?


The consensus, Left and Right, seems to be that President Obama’s speech was less than stirring.  On Fox News’s excellent news hour, Special Report with Bret Baier, Charles Krauthammer paraphrased Winston Churchill’s famed battle cry to sum it up this way
“We will fight them in air, we’ll fight them on the beaches, we’ll fight them [...]