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The Pink Panther Strikes Again!

Publié le 10 janvier, 2010 | 2 commentaires
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The Pink Panther Strikes Again!

What is it about “intelligence” that seems to bring out the stupid in our National Security agencies? The infamous memo of August 6, 2001, presented at President George W. Bush’s Daily Briefing, was actually titled, “Bin Laden determined to attack inside the United States”. Multiple reports detailed suspicions of an imminent al Qaeda plot to […]

Debacle in Afghanistan Progresses Without Much Progress

Publié le 2 novembre, 2009 | Pas de commentaires
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Debacle in Afghanistan Progresses Without Much Progress

Just what is going on in Afghanistan? Any “news” that can be trusted is damn scarce. We have heard about the car-bombings that have killed over 300 people. We have heard that two military helicopters collided killing 9 U.S. soldiers. And that President Hamid Karzai’s brother – Ahmed Wali Karzai, suspected to oversee the largest […]