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No Spares for Ukraine

| January 30, 2023 | 28 Comments
No Spares for Ukraine

Abrams Graveyard Joe’s Handlers nearly met themselves, reversing course on sending US Main Battle Tanks to Ukraine. The Ukes have been pleading for them for months. Something caused a sea change in what passes for foreign policy in this Administration, and the slow drip of escalation moves ahead. There’s a problem, though. US to buy […]

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Biden talks about “Ukraine’s brutal aggression”

| January 25, 2023 | 44 Comments
Biden talks about “Ukraine’s brutal aggression”

? Watch the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense faces. It is Oscar season, and these two deserve gold statues for how they can keep a straight face while the Sundowner-in-Chief mucks up US foreign policy again. I’m sure that the “White House”, whoever is actually running the show, will soon clarify what the […]

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Abrams MBTs to Ukraine

| January 24, 2023 | 96 Comments
Abrams MBTs to Ukraine

Too complicated? Another opportunity to excel for Joe’s foreign policy team. US may deliver ‘significant number’ of Abrams tanks to Ukraine despite Pentagon misgivings The Pentagon had argued that US Abrams tanks are too complicated to operate and maintain By Anders Hagstrom , Liz Friden | Fox News The U.S. could announce the delivery of […]

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Afghan government didn’t think US would actually leave, report finds

| November 18, 2022 | 5 Comments
Afghan government didn’t think US would actually leave, report finds

To be fair to the Afghans, most of us thought we’d never leave either. Military Times reports on a new by the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction. Here’s the high points; The Afghans didn’t think we were serious about leaving. That probably came from all our double talking on the topic, maybe even Biden’s […]

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Poland 1939 Redux: Russia threatens UK, gets froggy WW

| November 2, 2022 | 5 Comments
Poland 1939 Redux: Russia threatens UK, gets froggy WW

As I am sure you have read, multiple published sources say Russia is claiming that the UK is responsible for the explosions that took out the Nord Stream II pipelines. Russia’s defence ministry said on Saturday that British navy personnel blew up the Nord Stream gas pipelines last month, a claim that London said was […]

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Democrats POed at Saudi Arabia want troops out

| October 7, 2022 | 25 Comments
Democrats POed at Saudi Arabia want troops out

Democrats in Washington are enfuriated that Saudi Arabia and OPEC want to cut oil production, which will lead to higher pump prices for gas. Within minutes of the OPEC+ announcement, the White House warned it will “consult with Congress on additional tools and authorities” designed to curb OPEC’s “control” over energy prices. That vague statement […]

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Nuclear Saber Rattling

| September 26, 2022 | 28 Comments
Nuclear Saber Rattling

Russian President Putin’s renewed threats to use nuclear weapons to protect Russian territory signal his willingness to raise the risk of nuclear conflict to avoid an embarrassing military defeat. Putin accused the United States and its allies of “nuclear blackmail” and said that NATO officials made statements about the possibility of using nuclear weapons of […]

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US Navy Forces Brit Warship to Strike Colors, Scuttle

| August 19, 2022 | 12 Comments
US Navy Forces Brit Warship to Strike Colors, Scuttle

“Huzzah, her sides are made of iron!” On this day, 19 August 1812, a legend was born. USS Constitution, under the command of Captain Isaac Hull, sailed from Boston on 2 August, 1812 to the coast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. On the afternoon of 19 August, 1812 Hull and his crew sighted the British frigate […]

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