Afghanistan Rules of Engagement Endanger American Soldiers

This is the most disturbing account I’ve read in some time regarding America’s rules of engagements in the on-going conflict in Afghanistan. From the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights: I’ve argued in Winning the Unwinnable War and in talks around the country that this policy is self-crippling and morally perverse. And the policy is […]

Honoring Our Soldiers

Memorial Day was yesterday, and it’s always caused me to reflect on how best to honor those men and women who have fought and died for their country. It’s important to get this kind of thing right—we don’t honor them for what they did for us, we honor them for what they did for themselves. […]

Victory in Iraq

Victory in Iraq Day, via Little Green Footballs. I’ll go with that. Good job, guys and gals.

Michael Yon: “The Wars is Over, and We Won”

Via Instapundit, some news from Michael Yon, who’s likely provided the best, most consistently objective reporting from Iraq: “THE WAR IS OVER AND WE WON:” Michael Yon just phoned from Baghdad, and reports that things are much better than he had expected, and he had expected things to be good. “There’s nothing going on. I’m […]

U.S. Grows Some in Syrian Raid

I’d see this as particularly good news, if not for the looming possibility of an Obama presidency: The startling U.S. commando attack inside Syrian territory appears to amplify an emerging message to countries giving safe passage to terrorists: Take action, or else the U.S. will.

Russian – Georgian Timeline

If you care about the Russian-Georgian situation (and you should), La Russophobe has a timeline. Read it.