The Chinese nuclear sub force is getting quieter, but a recent report says that the new Jin-class missile boats are about as stealthy as old Soviet Delta IIIs. Or, in other words, not terribly stealthy at all.
Month – November 2009
The New York times didn’t want to publish any of the scandalous “Climategate” emails because they “were never intended for the public eye” but has no problems writing about a “black jail” at Bagram. It’s almost like they’re selective about their willingness to publish controversial items.
Somali pirates hijack tanker going to U.S. Somali pirates seized a tanker carrying crude oil from Saudi Arabia to the U.S. in the increasingly dangerous waters off East Africa, an official said Monday, an attack that could pose a huge environmental or security threat to the region. The Greece-flagged Maran Centaurus was hijacked Sunday about […]
Happy Thanksgiving, MO and GunPundit readers. Not sure how much blogging I’ll do over the weekend. You all watch some football, eat some turkey, spend some time with friends and family, and have a great holiday. Those of you on duty who can’t do any of the above because you’ve got a mission: You’ve got […]
Hero SEALS face rap for fiend’s bloody lip Three Navy SEALs involved in nabbing one of Iraq’s most wanted terrorists are reportedly facing criminal charges related to his capture — all because he claimed he had a bloody lip. The SEALs took down Ahmed Hasim Abed, the alleged mastermind of a ghastly 2004 incident in […]
Three Things You Absolutely Must Know About Climategate This may seem obscure, but the science involved is being used to justify the diversion of literally trillions of dollars of the world’s wealth in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by phasing out fossil fuels. The CRU is the Pentagon of global warming science, and these […]
Via a reader, here’s an update to a story linked in the most recent Linkzookery: Pennsylvania Union Leader Resigns Amid Criticism for Threatening Legal Action Over Boy Scout’s Volunteerism Nick Balzano, president of the Service Employees International Union’s Allentown chapter, submitted an unexpected resignation letter Thursday, along with a few other employees, SEIU spokesman Matt […]
How World War II Wasn’t Won 65 years ago: The Sixth Army Group reached the Rhine at Strasbourg, France, on Nov. 24, and its commander, Lt. Gen. Jacob L. Devers, looked across its muddy waters into Germany. His force, made up of the United States Seventh and French First Armies, 350,000 men, had landed Aug. […]
Radical Lawyer Convicted of Aiding Terrorist Is Jailed After a lengthy trial, a jury in 2005 convicted Ms. Stewart, now 70, of providing material aid to terrorism and of lying to the government while helping an imprisoned client, Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, communicate with his followers in Egypt. The sheik, a blind fundamentalist cleric, was […]
Note: Murdoc is shirking his duties. Here’s the Linkzookery I owe you from yesterday. An Officer’s Outrage Over Fort Hood I’m angry that the murderer was a terrorist who masqueraded as an Army officer for half a dozen years. And angrier that it was allowed to happen. SF units to get latest Land Warrior kit […]