About the header imageA UH-60 Black Hawk from Task Force 34, 1st Battalion 244th Assault Helicopter Battalion flies over a mosque during a routine flight on Feb. 27. From US Army on Flickr.
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Monthly Archives: April 2009
>It’s beginning to look a lot like summer in Iraq. Temperatures are getting close to the high 30s C (in the 90s F), and you can definitely tell it in the aircraft. One of the little peculiarities of the Black … Continue reading
>A number of links today, courtesy of Abu Muqawama. The majority of these concern NATO’s new offensive, attempting to cut the Taliban off from their opium, and thus, their funding. We’ve talked about the difficulties of counter-narcotics missions in Third … Continue reading
>This morning I posted an entry on blocked websites. I looked through my RSS Reader and noticed that Zenpundit published something almost the exact same thing three hours earlier. So, yeah, curse Zenpundit for thinking of something three hours earlier … Continue reading
>William S. Lind, one of John Boyd’s key acolytes, and one of the key architects of maneuver warfare theory and 4th generation warfare theory posted a recent article at Defense and the National Interest regarding the recent ban on viewing … Continue reading
>Everyone’s favorite political satire cartoon has just now taken on the Somalian piracy issue in an episode entitled “Fatbeard”. I need to download this.
>I’ve been reading Small Wars Journal’s daily update for about two years. Dave Dilegge spends the entire day, as far as I can tell, collecting a number of articles for my reading pleasure. He usually groups the articles by region … Continue reading
>Sic Semper Tyrannis posted some great links to the Heritage Foundation’s study on demographics among soldiers in the US Army. One of the biggest faux pas committed by Senator John Kerry was his infamous “Stuck in Iraq” remark, in which … Continue reading
>A 100% accurate documentary from Tikrit, Iraq.
>The guys at XKCD have got it.