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ISIS: Their Boots, Their Ground

Written by Gary North on October 13, 2014

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President Obama’s plan to bomb ISIS into submission is not working. That the man thought it would work is testimony to his lack of understanding of third generation warfare’s inability to deal with fourth generation warfare. ISIS is rolling to major victories, one after another. The US-led air attacks launched against Islamic State (also known […]

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Naming World War II: A Study in Government Efficiency

Written by Gary North on September 23, 2014

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Dr. Greg Bradsher is the Senior Archivist at the National Archives. He has inadvertently written one of the great comedic lines in official U.S. government history. Background: Germany surrendered on May 8, 1945. That was late spring. Summer began on June 21. On August 9, Japan surrendered. Here is Dr. Bradsher’s sentence: During the summer […]

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President Obama Announces Operation Enduring Burden

Written by Gary North on September 11, 2014

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On the evening of September 10, President Obama delivered a speech on ISIL, as he calls it, which everyone else calls ISIS. Here is his problem. ISIS stands for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. ISIL stands for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Hardly any American knows what the Levant is. It’s the […]

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“Fix Bayonets!” The Feds Gave 12,000 Bayonets to Local Police Departments. Why?

Written by Gary North on September 9, 2014

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National Public Radio did something very useful recently. It investigated who got what in the U.S. government’s program to give military equipment to local police departments. This initial list raised more questions than it answered. The main question is this: “Why? 79,288 assault rifles 205 grenade launchers 11,959 bayonets 3,972 combat knives $124 million worth […]

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“Syria Danny” Exposed as Events-Stager for U.S. Media

Written by Gary North on September 4, 2014

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Danny Dayem is a favorite person for Western media to interview.  He is calling for American intervention in Syria against Assad. He is a British citizen. Infowars in 2012 exposed the staged “live” interview he conducted.  He said the staged interview was private. It should have been deleted. Fortunately, the government did not take the […]

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Stockman: Bombing Iraq into the 21st Century

Posted on September 3, 2014

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Washington’s strategy in Iraq is in shambles, but not just because America’s spanker-in-chief is really a wimp at heart. The problem is far more generic. To wit, the geographic territory of Iraq is not a nation; it is an arbitrary series of lines on a map drawn 100 years ago by dandies in the foreign […]

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