- al-Zawraa: Muj TV
Bill Roggio in Iraq: The Iraqi insurgency has a satellite TV station, called al-Zawraa. Insurgent propaganda, 24/7, believed to be broadcast from Syria
- What About the Grunts? The Iraq Study Group talked to generals when it should have talked to corporals
That’s the way it always goes. Some guys in an air conditioned office somewhere make decisions and recommendations about armored Humvees, body armor, and other minor stuff like that. This article by Phil Carter is what is generally referred to as a “must read”. Plus, lots of comments on Carter’s Intel Dump.
- The real Ramadi
What? Staged photos in the news? Who would have thought it possible?
- Cavuto v. Krugman: It’s a Rout (in the Interview and on the Facts)
No, the US economy is not “perfect”. Not even “great”. But it certainly doesn’t seem as “bad” as many like to claim, and the economic situation for middle-class Americans is not “dramatically worse now than it was 10 or 20 years ago” as Paul Krugman claims.
- Wing-flapping UAV for Mars
ACE notes an unmanned ornithopter for exploring the Red Planet.
- The worst Christmas specials and TV movies ever
You know that the ‘Star Wars Christmas Special’ is in there. I remember watching it. I still haven’t recovered.
- Aussie Military Bans Blogs
This is going to be a very controversial issue for a very long time. My guess is that it will be the main topic of discussion at next May’s MilBlogger Conference.
- Mother faced with difficult choice: The Navy, or her daughter
A local mother’s dream to join the Navy comes with a heavy price: She had to give up custody of her 13-year-old daughter. It’s the toughest decision 32-year-old Rebecca Tate has ever had to make, but she believes it’s the right choice.
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