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Nastygrams On the Rise

| January 16, 2020 | 22 Comments
Nastygrams On the Rise

This came up this morning, so I’m dropping it here. The 82nd Airborne is deployed to the Middle East. Now it appears that hackers have infiltrated the electronic contact system (e-mail, messaging, etc.) and are doing their darnedest to annoy and intimidate the families back in the USA.  In this case, it’s the 82nd Airborne […]

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Brief News Update on Iran

| January 15, 2020 | 15 Comments
Brief News Update on Iran

Now some Iranian people are calling for the Ayatollah Khameini to step down…. like that will ever happen. Yes, arrests have been made. But it’s still all our fault and Trump’s to blame for everything, when all those clowns had to do was shut down the airport and suspend flights, or stop shooting off missiles. […]

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No Surprises Here

| January 10, 2020 | 7 Comments
No Surprises Here

General Salami It ain’t over ‘til it’s over. Even dTrump knows that. I did wonder how long it would be until the information in the linked article came up, and Military Times has provided coverage for it. Iran’s Quds-trained militants are responsible for continued lone wolf rocket attacks on Iraq and on US forces. https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2020/01/10/iran-backed-militia-calls-for-lone-wolf-attacks-against-us-troops/ […]

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Soleimani Funeral

| January 9, 2020 | 20 Comments
Soleimani Funeral

Terhan Soleimani Funeral Poetrooper sends us a letter he received about the turnout in Iran for Soleimani’s funeral. While unverified, it certainly seems to fit with what we know about the brutal theocracy in power there. From Karmel Melamed: Dear Friends, Many of you have asked me what the deal is with the Soleimani funerals […]

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Iran Launches Missile Attacks Against Iraq Bases

| January 8, 2020 | 44 Comments
Iran Launches Missile Attacks Against Iraq Bases

Iran has retaliated against the U.S. for the killing of General Soleimani. They described it as “hard revenge”, and warned the U.S. not to retaliate for these strikes. If we do, they will take additional measures. Additionally, they’re calling on us, U.S. citizens, to pressure our government to remove U.S. forces out of that area. […]

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More On North Korea

| January 7, 2020 | 10 Comments
More On North Korea

Th following article is an op-ed on North Korea’s attitude toward the USA/.South Korea and the possibilities down the road. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/01/07/what-the-iran-confrontation-means-for-indopacom-and-north-korea/ From the article:  Iran isn’t the only adversary the Trump administration has said it is ready to fight. The same day the Pentagon announced Iran’s Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was killed, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper […]

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Footprint of Freedom

| January 7, 2020 | 18 Comments
Footprint of Freedom

This undated file photo shows Diego Garcia, the largest island in the Chagos archipelago and site of a major United States military base in the middle of the Indian Ocean leased from Britain in 1966. US deploys 6 B-52 bombers to Diego Garcia in Indian Ocean after Soleimani strike By Vandana Rambaran BUFF The U.S. […]

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Iran’s General Salami Vows ‘Painful’ Revenge Against U.S.

| January 5, 2020 | 37 Comments
Iran’s General Salami Vows ‘Painful’ Revenge Against U.S.

Major General Hossein Salami Hossin Salami is the current commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a pretty big fish. The US inflicted economic and travel sanctions on the IRGC and affiliated organizations, companies, and individuals, Salami included. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immediately thanked Trump on Twitter. Salami reportedly said the IRGC was […]

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