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Jordan pounds IS as air war begins to bite

Jordan announced Sunday it conducted dozens of air strikes on the Islamic State group that murdered one of its pilots, as part of an international assault Washington says is beginning to bite. Air Force chief Major General Mansour al-Jobour said […]

Unchain Ukraine

Here's an interesting report from the BBC about Russia's interference in the affairs of Ukraine. Now I'm not in the slightest impressed by the childish ramblings of Major General Vladimirov because what it comes down to is simply that Russia used its overwhelming military force in the area to intervene in an independent country and annex the Crimea. Show More Summary

Iran’s Quds force chief General Suleimani made a quick visit to Lebanon

Major General Qasem Suleimani, the commander of the al Quds force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) paid a visit Thursday to the Beirut grave of Jihad Mughniyeh, who was killed in a the Israeli airstrike in Quneitra, Golan Heights Syria earlier this month, As Safir newspaper reported based on a report by al […]

The Problem is Structural

An update on Major General Post: A prominent lawmaker is calling for an investigation of a major general’s reported comments blasting officers as treasonous if they work with Congress against Air Force plans to retire the A-10. Maj. Gen. James Post, vice commander of Air Combat Command, reportedly told officers at a recent meeting of […]

“Treasonous” A-10 defenders

According to the Arizona Daily Independent, Major General James Post, Vice Commander of Air Combat Command, told junior officers that “if anyone accuses me of saying this, I will deny it... anyone who is passing information to Congress about A-10 capabilities is committing treason.” So, I guess it’s treason to defend a […]

Iran denies that Major General Suleimani was injured in Iraq by ISIS

There are conflicting reports about the injury in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS ) of Major General Qasem Suleimani, the commander of the Quds force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). A senior Iranian diplomat has rejected reports that Suleimani has been injured in Iraq, but admitted he is […]

Why America Keeps Losing Its Wars

Walter Stewart (Major General, U.S. Army, retired) has some pretty good ideas why America keeps losing its wars. Arguably, allowing for some “ties” as in Korea, since WWII America’s unambiguous wins have really been only in one-sided contests like Grenada and Panama. You might want to argue Iraq War 1.0, in 1991, but you better [...]

War Is Our Racket

Major General Smedley Butler will have been dead for 75 years this coming June, and was this country's most decorated soldier ever when he passed. I'm going to go out on a very sturdy limb and say that if he could see his country now, the country that awarded him two medals of honor, he would be amazed and appalled. Show More Summary

Special operations chief does not understand ISIS

Major General Michael K. Nagata is commander of U.S. Special Operations forces in the Middle East and is in charge of a Pentagon mission that will train and equip Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State (IS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and […]

Taliban Terrorists Broke Into A Pakistani School & Killed Over 140 People — Including Massive Amounts Of Children

This is just heartbreaking. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a shooting at a Pakistani school in Peshawar on Tuesday. Pakistan's Major General Asim Salim has revealed that the death toll is at 132 children and nine staff members. Luckily, we're hearing 960 students and staff made it through. According to reports, there are six militant bodies [...]

Hezbollah confirms Iran’s role in fighting ISIS in Iraq

Lebanon’s Shiite movement Hezbollah confirmed on Friday Newsweek’s report that Major General Qassem Suleimani who heads Iran’s elite Quds Force led the anti-jihadist counter-attack in Iraq after the Islamic State group made major advances in June. Hezbollah’s mouthpiece Al-Manar said that Suleimani landed in Baghdad on June 10, hours after ISIS overran the Iraqi city […]

Major General Wolfe

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This uninspiring portrait of Major General James Wolfe by Thomas Gainsborough was almost certainly commissioned by the family of Katherine Lowther to celebrate her engagement to Wolfe in 1758, prior to his military expedition to kick the Frenchies out of Quebec. Show More Summary

'Disgraceful': Retired General Claims Military Pushed For 1,500 Troops Back In September

On Fox News Friday evening, retired Army Major General and Fox News Military Analyst Bob Scales told Greta Van Susteren that the US military “knew three months ago” that it needed to send additional troops to Iraq, but “it wasn’t until three days after the election” that the Obama administration agreed to do so. Show More Summary

Scales: ‘Military Knew Three Months Ago’ US Needed More Troops in Iraq

Retired Army Major General and Fox News Military Analyst Bob Scales reported that the US military “knew three months ago” that it needed to send additional troops to Iraq, but “it wasn’t until three days after the election” that the Obama administration agreed to do so on Friday’s “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

Breitbart’s Gorka: Ebola as a Terror Weapon ‘Can Be Done’

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Major General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at Marine Corps University and National Security Editor for Breitbart News reacted to a report that Spanish intelligence intercepted messages from terrorists planning to weaponize the Ebola virus on Saturday’s “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

Army folks quarantined while nurse whines

The Stars & Stripes talked by videoconference with Major General Darryl Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa, during the second day of his mandated quarantine period after returning to the western world from Africa, where he led soldiers who were trying to help the Africans fight Ebola. General Williams says that he was completely surprised […]

Despite White House Views, Army General and Troops Quarantined

HOUSTON, Texas -- A U.S. Army Major General and 10 other military personnel returning from Liberia are now undergoing “controlled monitoring” also known as a quarantine. This comes despite the Obama Administration’s pleadings with four states’ governors not to implement mandatory quarantines for people returning from Africa. Show More Summary

Ebola: Army Troops Returning From West Africa Quarantined In Italy

U.S. Army troops are under an Ebola quarantine in Italy. Army Major General Darryl A. Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa forces, along with 10 other personnel, are now under “controlled monitoring” after returning from West Africa over the weekend. Show More Summary

PE Firm General Atlantic In Talks for Zomato Stake

As per speculations, US based private equity major General Atlantic is in talk to get substantial minority stake in Gurgaon based online

Army warns it could become 'hollow' force if budget cuts go through

America's Army fears it may be facing very lean times. Major General Laura Richardson, chief of Army legislative affairs, wrote in an Oct. 3 memo obtained by The Washington Times that unless the Army gets relief from automatic budget...Show More Summary

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