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Libya: Airpower, SOF and the NTC

Nick Prime gets his cherry popped over at das Elkus gruppen’s “Fear, Honor and Interest” (a group hug strategic website featuring sev cutting edge all stars) with a delish bit about Libyavention and future ‘ventions. Wild Blue Yonder + De … Continue reading

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The Attack On Soft Power

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Oh snap! Just remember kids – Soft Power is totally fake believe without hard power hanging in the hood or just over the horizon! Pic – “Piece of Me” by the soft sexyful sirens of hard hyper puissance at GrEaT … Continue reading

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NATOmunications

As best understood, aside from collective defense, the same (mostly) aircraft, and the ability to xform certain member states conscript soldaten “fat, drunk and stupid,” the alliedlicious NATO also inspired a cool phonetic alphabet that gave us phrases like Whisko … Continue reading

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>The most bizarre items in the Post Exchange in Iraq

>Every journalist (or wannabe journalist) has their “slow news day” story that they keep in their back pocket, ready to publish when they can’t think of anything else to write about. Today, I’m dipping in to that “tactical reserve”, so … Continue reading

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>Your WTF of the Day…

> Today we discovered that a set of bags belonging to one of the replacement Soldiers got mis-routed. We were able to recover the bag, but we didn’t know which Soldier they belonged to. The bags weren’t marked with a … Continue reading

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