Frank Warner: When Vietnam’s dictator visits U.S., ask a few questions
Such as “When will you begin to comply with the 1973 agreements?”, for instance.
Michelle Malkin: DAVID HACKWORTH, R.I.P.
Wasn’t a big fan of his recent commentary, but without question a great servant of the nation and the cause. Despite differences, I think it’s clear he always wanted what was best for the troops. And that’s more than most.
You Big Mouth, You: Iraq: A Wall of Sand in Al Anbar
More on those incredible photos of the sandstorm.
ACE: Combat death benefits to be jacked from $12K to $100K
About damn time. I’ve got some comments on ACE’s post that explain my feelings.
In The Red Zone: IN-SECURITIES
Steven Vincent is back in Iraq tellin’ it like it is.
Stryker Bigade News: Infantryman’s wife saw the photo and knew
The wife of the soldier in this photo new at a glance that it was her husband.
MSNBC: How safe are U.S. military vehicles in Iraq?
While I remain displeased at the way that the armor (both vehicle and personal) has been handled, I should point out that the burning Humvee pictured in this story was armored.
MSNBC again:Putin criticizes Allies for Dresden bombing
But the Soviets “can’t be blamed for that” when it comes to non-Western hardships the Germans suffered or the division of post-war Germany.
Mike Minton: Border Patrol Sector Chief Wants To Ensure Minuteman Project ‘Appears’ To Have Failed
It seems that the Border Patrol wanted to minimize the number of arrests in the Minuteman sector. If this is true, it’s crazy. Doesn’t the Border Patrol want attention brought to their shortage of manpower?
Reuters: Bush to push democracy agenda in ex-Soviet Georgia
We all know it’s all about either WMD or oil.
Reuters again: US Marines land on Somali coast to hunt militants
What? Militants in Somalia? Probably just a cover story for either WMDs or oil.
Nonplussed: Unintended Consequences
Since the “short list” of reasons Bush gave consisted of only WMD, and the only other important reason to go into Iraq was the oil. Murdoc shows up in the comments here and there, as an added bonus.