Category Archives: Defense

Gay soldiers responsible for Serbian slaughter

Dutch soldiers diddling each other was the reason that 8,000 Bosnian men and boys were massacred by Serbian soldiers. Such is the professional judgment of retired Marine Corps general John Sheehan, who appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee to … Continue reading

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Facebook blows Israeli raid

One Israeli soldier got a little too social with his media after he blabbed on Facebook that his unit would be raiding a West Bank village. He actually posted the time and location of the raid on Facebook. The Israeli … Continue reading

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When is a fighter pilot not a pilot?

When he is flying a robot aircraft. Or at least that’s what the U.S. Air Force seems to think. Predators, Global Hawks and other unmanned aircraft are doing the lion’s share of the donkey work in Iraq and Afghanistan. The … Continue reading

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Five armies that aren't afraid of gay soldiers

No one calls the Israeli Army a pushover. British soldiers aren’t wimps, and certainly not  tough Australian “Diggers”. So why is it these armies can successfully integrate gays into their ranks, while the U.S. is stuck in “Don’t Ask, Don’t … Continue reading

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Taliban rear-ended by Toyota recall

Why is America spending billions on high-tech missiles, when all it needs to wipe out the Taliban is a defective brake pedal? Toyota pickups are the favorite vehicle of the Taliban. Bigshots like Bin Laden – at least when he … Continue reading

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They shoot generals, don't they?

The French Revolution had a brilliant idea for motivating their generals. A commander of the revolutionary armies who lost a battle was judged a traitor, or at least someone who lacked the proper zeal for the New Order. So for … Continue reading

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Why the U.S. Army doesn't use the Xbox

Like some twitching testosterone teenage gamer, the U.S. Army loves video games. They’re a cheap way to train young soldiers (who are basically teenage gamers anyway). But why doesn’t the Army doesn’t use console games like the Xbox? The Army … Continue reading

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