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Short take Monday – Mikey, Lindh, NIH

| January 30, 2023 | 15 Comments
Short take Monday – Mikey, Lindh, NIH

The US Merchant Marine Academy has covered up a large painting of Jesus walking on water after a complaint from Mikey Weinstein’s Military Religious Freedom Foundation. Weinstein claimed the painting of Jesus “clearly projects the sectarian supremacy of Jesus Christ in some sort of obvious ocean rescue scenario for what appears to be distressed mariners […]

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The Taliban shells Pakistani border town

| December 12, 2022 | 49 Comments
The Taliban shells Pakistani border town

Taliban forces shelled a town on the Pakistan side of the border, killing seven people. This event was part of a series of hostile incidents. The shelling wounded 16 individuals. The Taliban pointed to clashes involving checkpoints being constructed on Afghanistan’s side of the border. The Taliban further claimed that the two sides exchanged gunfire. […]

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The first in-person meeting between the US and the Taliban since al Qaeda leader killed

| October 9, 2022 | 12 Comments
The first in-person meeting between the US and the Taliban since al Qaeda leader killed

This is the first meeting like this after the US took out Ayman al Zawahiri via drone strike. The Taliban condemned the attack but had previously vowed that Afghanistan would not be used to harbor terrorists. The US side had representation from the CIA and from the State Department. The Taliban side was led by […]

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Theodore Kosin – The 49 Day Commando – No NDSM

| September 19, 2022 | 238 Comments
Theodore Kosin – The 49 Day Commando – No NDSM

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Theodore James Kosin, 33 y/o, who comes to us from Jamison, Pennsylvania.  It seems that Theodore has been telling tales of two tours in Afghanistan, a Purple Heart, and PTSD. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves.  First, there are the claims on Kosin’s LinkedIn page. […]

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Afghan crew attempts to fly Black Hawk, they crash

| September 11, 2022 | 45 Comments
Afghan crew attempts to fly Black Hawk, they crash

The Taliban’s defense ministry reports that a U.S. made Black Hawk crashed, killing at least three crew members. Five others were wounded. Afghanistan did have US trained pilots, but they fled as it became evident that the previous Aghan government was going to fall and be replaced by the Taliban. From the Associated Press: ISLAMABAD […]

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Al Qaeda moving freely in Afghanistan

| June 6, 2022 | 19 Comments
Al Qaeda moving freely in Afghanistan

With the United States military out, Al Qaeda appears to have restored its safe haven in Afghanistan. Positive relationships with the Taliban assist with this endeavor. There are a couple of other major terrorist groups that appear to be moving forward in Afghanistan, including ISIS-K. Prison release, and recruitment, assisted the later with growing. From […]

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Hey look, we’re throwing more money into Afghanistan, but not to get our allies out

| January 11, 2022 | 30 Comments
Hey look, we’re throwing more money into Afghanistan, but not to get our allies out

After Biden’s botched pull out of Afghanistan last August, the country has been in more turmoil than…well…sometime in the Third Century maybe? Anywho, while we still have allies among the many people left behind when we just tucked tail, ran, and left behind billions in military equipment for the Taliban, there’s a humanitarian crisis. What does […]

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…And Nobody Saw It Coming? Really?

| October 24, 2021 | 59 Comments
…And Nobody Saw It Coming? Really?

This may cheer up some of you: Afghanistan’s economy depended heavily on the cash the US sank into it. Once we left, the money was cut off, and guess what? The Afghan economy is not just teetering, it is crashing into oblivion. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/afghanistan-heading-towards-collapse-faster-than-expected-swedish-minister-warns/ar-AAPRvc5?ocid=mailsignout&li=BBnbfcL From the article:  DUBAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Afghanistan is heading towards […]

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