Tag Archives: Military

Military Keynesianism in Iraq

We have no idea where Iraq is getting the money to buy its weapons. Presumably, Iraq will print the money and the money will essentially act as a claim on Iraq's productivity as the Iraq political and military elite arm themselves first for domesti… Continue reading

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DoJ 2010 Budget Request-National Security

For those who are curious about such things; FY 2010 Overview The FY 2010 Budget will help strengthen national security and counter the threat of terrorism. The request provides $7.9 billion for the FBI, including $480 million in program enhancements &… Continue reading

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US Troops Pulling Out of Iraq? Not Exactly…

WASHINGTON (AFP)“ – US troops will still be in combat and taking on Islamist militants in Iraq even as the American military moves to an “advise and assist” role with a smaller force, officials said Thursday.” But wait, there’s more…
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Obama v. Obama; General Officer Edition

So Obama sacked Gen. Stanley McChrystal (or as Barry is fond of calling the General; “Stan”) today, pretty much as expected thus showing himself to be a “take charge” kinda guy rather than the dithering indecisive clown some strawman someplace thought him to be originally. What was curious though was his choice of a replacement; […] Continue reading

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This is who we’re fighting in Afghanistan: Child murderers

Via Jihad Watch.org; Taliban hang 7-year-old boy for “spying” They claimed he was “passing information to foreign soldiers.” “Afghanistan: Taliban ‘hang 7-year-old boy for spying’,” from AdnKronos International, June 9: Lashkargah, 9 June (AKI): Taliban fighters have hanged a seven-year-old boy, claiming he was passing information to foreign soldiers in the volatile southern province of […] Continue reading

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