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Regarding the Two Koreas

| October 1, 2020 | 11 Comments
Regarding the Two Koreas

Regarding the two Koreas: This 2017 article is a closer look at the defenses of South Korea’s military, following an upgrade to their agreement with the USA. https://www.defensenews.com/news/2017/09/05/south-korea-displays-military-strength-amid-north-korean-crisis/ This was when Fatty Kim da T’ird was trying to Jones-up his missile program and finally succeeded with the underground test detonation of a 250 kiloton nuke […]

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A Friendly Gesture Would Be Nice….

| August 14, 2020 | 29 Comments
A Friendly Gesture Would Be Nice….

Twitter screengrab The Spanish government in its wisdom, decided back in March that sending in Spanish troops in special uniforms to fight the Covid-19 bug would be the proper weapon to deploy against a truly horrendous invisible enemy. I have to agree. https://www.militarytimes.com/off-duty/military-culture/2020/03/24/spain-deploys-men-in-deep-v-necks-and-leather-suspenders-to-stave-off-covid-19/ From the article:  Years-old images of barrel-chested Spanish Legion soldiers are making the […]

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Trump orders Tik Tok banned.

| August 7, 2020 | 28 Comments
Trump orders Tik Tok banned.

Tic Toc TikTok/Douyin is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based Internet technology company founded in 2012. It is an app used to create short music, lip-sync, dance, comedy and talent videos of 3 to 15 seconds, and short looping videos of 3 to 60 seconds. The main concerns surrounding the […]

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Do Not Ask For Whom The Bell Tolls….

| July 11, 2020 | 6 Comments
Do Not Ask For Whom The Bell Tolls….

“What can oppose the decline of the west is not a resurrected culture but the utopia that is silently contained in the image of its decline.” — Theodor W. Adorno This is a very fascinating video with Eric Kline, re: the decline and collapse of eastern Mediterranean civilization between 1220 and 1170 BC. The video […]

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SOF Raid Rescues American Woman In Honduras

| March 25, 2020 | 16 Comments
SOF Raid Rescues American Woman In Honduras

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced on Monday that an American woman was rescued during a daring military raid in Honduras. Skippy sends. Esper intentionally revealed very little details about the mission, but here is what we know: 1. A young American woman was the “victim of a violent crime” in the Central American nation. 2. She has […]

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US-Taliban sign peace deal – US troops to exit Afghanistan in 14 months

| February 29, 2020 | 18 Comments
US-Taliban sign peace deal – US troops to exit Afghanistan in 14 months

IED Detonation US officials and Taliban representatives have signed a final peace deal after months of negotiations in Qatar’s capital to end the United States’s longest war. Today’s agreement, signed in Doha in the presence of leaders from the US, Pakistan, Qatar, Turkey, India, Indonesia, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, will pave the way for the US […]

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Throwback Thursday – Pelosi’s a hit – with Syrians

| February 20, 2020 | 15 Comments
Throwback Thursday – Pelosi’s a hit – with Syrians

This was originally posted by Jonn Lilyea on May 2, 2007 Betsy Pisik writes in the Washington Times about Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new constituency – in Syria;  The California Democrat warmed Syrian hearts with her trip last month to Damascus, an event that people still share with visiting Americans as conversational currency. “Nancy Pelosi is […]

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Korean War POWs: The PRC Detainees

| February 14, 2020 | 8 Comments
Korean War POWs:  The PRC Detainees

Some years ago, I wrote a series of articles regarding POWs and listings of same.  In that article, I attempted to document as many us military personnel as I reasonably could who might be considered bona fide prisoners of war – terrorist incidents excepted (I noted some, but that’s a very difficult research project).  Links […]

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