Author Archives: Courtney Messerschmidt

About Courtney Messerschmidt

Is a personae for the contact, co creator, poster girl and correspondent of GrEaT sAtAn"S gIrLfRiEnD a collective of diplopolititary junkies. A real girl, she is an annoying, arrogant, audacious, bloodthirsty, conniving, cool, cruel, deceitfully sweet, discombobulated, flirtacious, jealous, hedonistic, lazy, machiavellian, manipulative, militaristic, self absorbed, self aggrandizing, self centered, semi charmed, semi retarded, shallow, spoiled, stuck up, high maintainance ne'er do well pixie with a penchant for immense libraries, depleting strategic cash reserves and wrecking cars every 10 months. Super saavy history and current events. My superior intellect and easy going smartassticness armed with a chaotic emotion meter gave me a formidable ability to be independently dependent. Currently exiled in Hillbillyland, I wield a vocabulary far above my tiny tiny weight class and have traveled widely including Europe, the Middle East and Alabama. I like Am Ex, Carte Blanche, Discover, Mastercard, Ray Bans, Visa and devouring American Dollars in alarming quantities.

Tuesday Defense Briefing

The Air Force has flown a large majority of all airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, with the mission expected to change as Islamic State fighters adjust to the aerial bombardment. – Defense News The kid gloves appear to be fully … Continue reading

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Monday Defense Briefing

As the price tag for operations in Iraq, Syria and West Africa continues to grow, Pentagon leadership insists that it is well prepared to pay for all of these previously unforeseen long-term operations. Part of the reason is that the … Continue reading

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Friday Defense Briefing

The U.S. military is carrying out an average of five strikes a day against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) since the campaign began in August, according to the Pentagon. – The Hill The Pentagon on Thursday predicted … Continue reading

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Thursday Defense Briefing

44 charted a muscular new course for the United States in a turbulent world, telling the United Nations General Assembly in a bluntly worded speech that the American military would work with allies to dismantle the Islamic State’s “network of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Defense Briefing

The F-22 Raptor has flown its first combat operation, a major milestone for the small air dominance fleet. – Defense News U.S. military leaders said Tuesday their aerial bombardment of Syria was only the beginning of a prolonged campaign that … Continue reading

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Tuesday Defense Briefing

ISIS The United States and five Arab allies launched a wide-ranging air campaign against the Islamic State and at least one other extremist group in Syria for the first time early Tuesday, targeting the groups’ bases, training camps and checkpoints … Continue reading

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Monday Defense Briefing

A “small number” of U.S. ground forces will be needed to vanquish the threat of Islamic extremists galloping through the Middle East, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Sunday. – The Hill The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi … Continue reading

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Friday Defense Briefing

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno believes that Iraqi ground forces, not U.S. troops, are needed to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq, according to his spokeswoman. – Military Times The Pentagon’s top leadership has approved an ambitious target … Continue reading

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Thursday Defense Briefing

44 on Wednesday repeated his vow to destroy Islamist terrorists in Syria and Iraq, but he insisted that the United States would not go it alone and promised a military audience that he would not send them back into direct … Continue reading

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Wednesday Defense Briefing

Air Mobility Command tankers have flown more than 1,000 missions in support of airstrikes against the Islamic State, AMC commander Gen. Darren McDew said Tuesday. – Defense News Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said 44 will receive completed military plans Wednesday … Continue reading

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