Lybia

The War No One Knows About.

by Daniel Russ on August 5, 2011

Al- Shabaab means the “youth” in Arabic. It refers to the Radicalized Islamic political organization that we really should fear and keep a watch on. This group is the Al-Quaeda of the Horn of Africa, and they are represented in the anarchic daimyo known as The Islamic Courts. The Islamic Courts and the Transitional Federal […]

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Educated by cable news and US public schools our understanding of the world has to be pre-chewed, sanitized, pixelated and explained by “experts” who are all too often paid for opinion out of the Public Relations industry. Conventional wisdom about the nature of Arab societies is utterly Hollywood. The actual gritty horror of war and […]

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US Navy Sends Cruise Missiles To Abate Lybian Air Defense Systems

March 19, 2011

AP reports that the US and UK warships have fired 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles in a furious display of precision munitions to knock out Ghadaffi’s anti-air defenses along the North African coastline. While this is encouraging, I still think there are three problems to keep in mind. One is that you cannot stop a ground […]

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Viva La France! French Combat Aircraft Strike First Against Ghaddafi’s Forces.

March 19, 2011

Related Posts:The Normandie-Niemen Squadrons.The War No One Knows About.Living In Our Own Heads. (Not So Much An Excogitation, More Of A Rambling Rant)US Navy Sends Cruise Missiles To Abate Lybian Air Defense SystemsMaureen Dowd On A No-Fly Zone

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Maureen Dowd On A No-Fly Zone

March 13, 2011

“Leslie Gelb warns in The Daily Beast that no doubt some rebels are noble fighters, but some “could turn out to be thugs, thieves, and would-be new dictators. Surely, some will be Islamic extremists. One or more might turn into another Col. Qaddafi after gaining power. Indeed, when the good colonel led the Libyan coup […]

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Why Our Options Are Limited In Lybia.

March 6, 2011

Don’t get me wrong. I am not saying we can’t do anything. However, the limit of our military options comes to light and then bites us in the ass when we use our military too often. No Fly Zone – You can’t just tell a country stop flying your planes or we’ll shoot them down. […]

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