11 Dec 2010

All The Beating Drums, The Celebration Guns

Don’t call it a combat death… RIP, Pfc. Finch. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1135-10 December 11, 2010 DOD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn. Pfc. David D. Finch, 24, of Bath Springs, Tenn., died Dec. 8 in

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11 Dec 2010

BREAKING NEWS!!!!

Intelligence agency pays Bad Guy for information in confusing environment deemed national priority! That’s not to disrespect Jim Risen’s formidable reporting talents, since I definitely would have reported that Hajji Juma Khan was a CIA asset if I had discovered it, and he did and I didn’t. But let’s not

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11 Dec 2010

When There’s Nothing On The Horizon, You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1134-10 December 10, 2010 DOD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Dec. 8 in Balkh province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an insurgent attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

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10 Dec 2010

Nobody’s Driving

An anthem for the Obama administration over the last few weeks. As it turns out, I’m driving to watch a giant electromagnetic gun get fired off, so while I’ve barely posted at all this week, expect radio silence today. And in case you were wondering: no relation.

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09 Dec 2010

When There’s Nothing On The Horizon, You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1132-10 December 09, 2010 DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Lance Cpl. Michael E. Geary, 20, of Derry, N.H., died Dec. 8 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was

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09 Dec 2010

It Depends What Victory Is

Matthew Yglesias doesn’t think South Korea’s recent statements of deterrence against the North sound credible. Read Robert Farley, but dwell particularly on the fact that not only would a successful ROK/DPRK war be costly for the ROK in terms of losses, but the curious fact that victory itself would be

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08 Dec 2010

When There’s Nothing On The Horizon, You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1127-10 December 08, 2010 DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Jason D. Peto, 31, of Vancouver, Wash., died Dec. 7 from wounds received Nov. 24 while conducting combat operations in Helmand

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08 Dec 2010

When There’s Nothing On The Horizon, You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1126-10 December 08, 2010 DOD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Vincent W. Ashlock, 45, of Seaside, Calif., died Dec. 4 in Khost province, Afghanistan, in a non-combat related incident. He

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07 Dec 2010

When There’s Nothing On The Horizon, You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1121-10 December 07, 2010 DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Pfc. Colton W. Rusk, 20, of Orange Grove, Texas, died Dec. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was

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07 Dec 2010

When There’s Nothing On The Horizon, You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1120-10 December 07, 2010 DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Cpl. Derek A. Wyatt, 25, of Akron, Ohio, died Dec. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned

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