Noam Chomsky and anti-war ethics

Posted by in Academic Freedom, Culture, Vietnam on Feb 21 | Comments closed
Noam Chomsky and anti-war ethics
Since the sixties, Noam Chomsky has been calling the United States an imperialist nation and continues to do so, now saying U.S. actions in Iraq and Afghanistan are imperialist. The purpose of Mr. Chomsky’s’ philosophy is to destroy the legitimacy of any and all acts of force by an ethical, lawful state. In essence, Mr....
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Less is More: Academic Scholarships are Promoting Racial Mediocrity and Perpetuating a Culture of Victim-hood

Posted by in Academic Freedom, Articles on Feb 08 | Comments closed
Less is More: Academic Scholarships are Promoting Racial Mediocrity and Perpetuating a Culture of Victim-hood
Share by Victor Padilla The diversity of academic scholarship ensures the diversity of a student body. Scholarships for sports excellence, community service and academic merit allow for a rich pool of talent. While these endowments are meant to level out the playing for all, minority, female and hardship-facing students have access to many scholarships that...
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One Tribe At A Time #4: The Full Document at last!

Posted by in Academic Freedom, Foreign Affairs, Military Theory on Jan 31 | Comments closed
One Tribe At A Time #4: The Full Document at last!
Share By Steven Pressfield [Because of the extraordinary response to Maj. Jim Gant's paper, One Tribe At A Time, I've decided to leave it up all week in the "Number One Slot."  My ongoing interview with Chief Ajmal Khan Zazai will pick again next Friday; the Chief has been in Kabul all week, meeting with...
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A comparative Essay: Counterinsurgency and Stability Operations Case Histories Studies Vietnam Iraq

Posted by in Foreign Affairs, Military Theory, News, Vietnam, War on Terror on Jan 31 | Comments closed
A comparative Essay: Counterinsurgency and Stability Operations Case Histories Studies Vietnam Iraq
Share The US/CIA experience in Vietnam should give us plenty of evidence that there are more advantages to running COIN operations in today’s global war on terror than in conducting conventional warfare option. It is even more evident that if we were to plan and execute a sound ‘pacification’ plan in Iraq or Afghanistan, then...
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Views from General David H. Petraeus

Posted by in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Military Theory, Public Policy on Jan 29 | Comments closed
Views from General David H. Petraeus
Share CENTCOM in 2010: Views from General David H. Petraeus Friday, January 22, 2010 Stretching from Egypt to Yemen, Iran and Pakistan, General David H. Petraeus commands the most challenging area of responsibility in the war against terrorism. In addition to deterring non-state aggressors, he also oversees the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. On...
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Targeting the Taliban

Targeting the Taliban
Targeting the Taliban By Michael Fowler The simplest and safest way to thwart an enemy’s ability to conduct war is to destroy their supply lines. This is an old and useful tactic from the time of King Nebuchadnezzar II (605-562) of Babylon. His armies would surround their hapless victims who had taken refuge in forts,...
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Vietnam, the Media and Lies by Bill  Laurie

Vietnam, the Media and Lies by Bill  Laurie
Vietnam, the Media and Lies by Bill  Laurie “There were some worthy, honest, and intelligent reporters in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Dickey Chapelle, Robert Shaplen, Liz Trotta, Peter Braestrup, Hugh Mulligan, Keyes Beech, Neil Davis, Denis Warner, were among those who objectively, and without resort to sensationalism, conveyed elements of truth, parts of the puzzle,...
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Strategic failures of the Soviet war in Afghanistan

Posted by in Foreign Affairs, Islamism on Dec 29 | 1 comment so far
Strategic failures of the Soviet war in Afghanistan
Strategic failures of the Soviet war in Afghanistan: Soviet perspective and the political option By: M. E. Leclerc As the first Soviet units deployed into Afghanistan on December 27 1979 the world waited to see how once more the emerging superpower conduct another operation, further cementing its grip in the region, including and continuing on...
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The Right of War

The Right of War
The Right of War By Z. Morad Is the current war really the biggest mistake of all time? Are the Republicans Fascists? Imperialists? Warmongers? Is the conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan really the worst mistake in US history? Although there was a time when Americans generally agreed that their country was a force for good,...
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American universities a breeding ground for socialists, communists, and terrorists

Posted by in Academic Freedom, Islamism on Dec 24 | 2 comments
American universities a breeding ground for socialists, communists, and terrorists
American universities a breeding ground for socialists, communists, and terrorists By Frank Schein, Anchorage Conservative Examiner The ascension for higher education is a fundamental characteristic in our society. To provide a better education for our children so that they may prosper within our society, becoming the leaders for future generations-represents the central role of a...
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