It must be a slow news day if I’m linking to a story about an al Qaeda statement… DUBAI (Reuters) – An al Qaeda leader has called for President George W. Bush and the Republicans to be “humiliated,” without endorsing any party in the upcoming U.S. presidential election, according to a video posted on the […]
War on Terror
Via Blackfive: Fallen Soldier Another 4th of July is here and all across the nation, millions of us will celebrate in thousands of different ways. Our military members around the world will miss out on hometown celebrations, instead, performing the duties assigned to them. This story is in honor of them. As a commercial pilot, I too see […]
From the Boston Globe via Michelle Malkin: The following is a blog entry written on Aug. 30, 2008, by Army Specialist Stephen Fortunato, who was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan when the vehicle he was riding in was blown up by an improvised explosive device. This entry was forwarded to the Globe by his mother, Elizabeth […]
On July 16th I wrote short post wondering if Iraq could be the Democrats Waterloo… For better or worse I think most Americans are more interested in the economy than they are Iraq now but the fact that Marines are quietly withdrawing from Fallujah is indeed good news. From Fox News: Last One Turn Out […]
The U.S. Military announced today that Abu Qaswarah, also known as Abu Sara, the number 2 ranking leader of al Qaeda in Iraq was killed by coalition forces during operations in Mosul, Iraq on October 5th. Reuters has the details.
It was 8 years ago today that USS Cole (DDG-67) was attacked by terrorists in Aden, Yemen. 17 sailors lost their lives in the bombing. Eternal Father, Strong to save, Whose arm hath bound the restless wave, Who bid’st the mighty Ocean deep Its own appointed limits keep; O hear us when we cry to […]
The New York Post has and interesting article about the battle for Tora Bora in 2001 that sheds new light on how Osama Bin Laden got away. Most of the the article rehashes what I’ve read previously… That the US relied on its allies in Afghanistan and Pakistan to block his escape. What caught my […]