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Forum: US Policy, Interest, and Endgame 12-19-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 11,489
Posted By historyguy99
Ditto that! Perhaps most accurate protrayal of...

Ditto that! Perhaps most accurate protrayal of Rumsfeld ever penned.
Forum: Catch-All, GWOT 12-02-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 16,284
Posted By historyguy99
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...
Forum: Catch-All, Military Art & Science 11-29-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 20,380
Posted By historyguy99
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
Forum: Catch-All, OIF 11-28-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 43,932
Posted By historyguy99
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...
Forum: Catch-All, OIF 11-28-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 43,932
Posted By historyguy99
Maybe this will help explain dating situation!

Keep in in the family:wry:
http://www.consang.net/index.php/Global_prevalence
Forum: Media, Information & Cyber Warriors 11-26-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 4,148
Posted By historyguy99
Interesting post, Steve DeAngelis of Enterra...

Interesting post, Steve DeAngelis of Enterra Solutions has a related post on his blog today. Worth a look!...
Forum: Military - Other 11-26-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,991
Posted By historyguy99
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...
Forum: US Policy, Interest, and Endgame 11-26-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 14,542
Posted By historyguy99
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...
Forum: US Policy, Interest, and Endgame 11-25-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 14,542
Posted By historyguy99
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...
Forum: Intelligence 11-17-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 13,696
Posted By historyguy99
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:
Forum: Catch-All, Military Art & Science 11-11-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 47,307
Posted By historyguy99
"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
Forum: Social Sciences, Moral, and Religious 11-07-2007
Replies: 944
Views: 338,026
Posted By historyguy99
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 (http://www.thomaspmbarnett.com/weblog/2007/11/disregard_academic_critiques_o.html).
Forum: US Policy, Interest, and Endgame 10-13-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 12,834
Posted By historyguy99
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...
Forum: Historians 10-11-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 12,719
Posted By historyguy99
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....
Forum: Historians 10-04-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 13,422
Posted By historyguy99
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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