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    Ditto that! Perhaps most accurate protrayal of...

    Ditto that! Perhaps most accurate protrayal of Rumsfeld ever penned.
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    Another voice of on courage

    [QUOTE=Rob Thornton;33240]There is a story carried in today's Washington Post entitled "A Soldier's Officer".







    Much More at either the Washington Post site, or the Earlybird. The...
  3. Another view on Wired article

    Tom Barnett has a different take on this article.
    http://www.thomaspmbarnett.com/weblog/2007/11/wireds_subpar_iraq_analysis.html
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    I would agree with your comments. I was married...

    I would agree with your comments. I was married to a westernized Persian woman who had numerous cousins married to cousins. Her explaination was, "that way they knew the family was good", meaning not...
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    Maybe this will help explain dating situation!

    Keep in in the family:wry:
    http://www.consang.net/index.php/Global_prevalence
  6. Interesting post, Steve DeAngelis of Enterra...

    Interesting post, Steve DeAngelis of Enterra Solutions has a related post on his blog today. Worth a look!...
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    This is one more example that grand strategist...

    This is one more example that grand strategist Tom Barnett's ideas about a SysAdmin force are gaining converts. Security is more that killing the bad guys, it's setting up an environment that will...
  8. This little post got more response in this...

    This little post got more response in this thread, than the original comments by Sanchez. I agree, the Democrats should have known better than to hitch their hopes on a guy who had lost the...
  9. George B. McCellan, Redux

    History tells us of another General, who after failing to adjust to a fast moving battlefield and always underestimated his enemy was replaced. General George B. McCellan resurfaced to become the...
  10. That's okay,:D A hat-tip to Stan for linking...

    That's okay,:D A hat-tip to Stan for linking Steve's book. Very helpful to us newbies to this site.

    P.S. To Steve, I just read it, great insight!:cool:
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    "Don't be a fool and die for your country. Let...

    "Don't be a fool and die for your country. Let the other sonofabitch die for his."

    "A good plan, violently excuted now, is better than a perfect plan next week."

    General George S. Patton
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    Dr. Tom Barnett has some thoughtful comments, and...

    Dr. Tom Barnett has some thoughtful comments, and advice to: Disregard academic critique of the new COIN manual.
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    First impression of General Ricardo Sanchez

    My first impression of General Sanchez was when I saw him being interviewed on August 19, 2003 at the site of the UN bombing that killed Sergio de Mello.
    As I recall, the general was so emotionally...
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    Poll: In defense of Jackson

    Patton as a boy played out the civil war battles with John Morsby who was a frequent visitor to the Patton ranch in California. This provides strong evidence that Patton was influenced by Morsby....
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    Rick Atkinson's new book "The Day of Battle: The...

    Rick Atkinson's new book "The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy 1943-1944, is a great read that is every bit as good as his "Army at Dawn." Both are give great insight and takes the reader...
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