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White House now accuses fellow Afghan vets of “swiftboating” Bergdahl

You knew it was coming, didn’t you? “Every [White House] aide I’ve talked to said they expected there to be controversy involving the decision to release five members of the Taliban from Gitmo, and the fact that this would then escalate that debate, which has been simmering for a good five years, which is what […]


The Bowe Bergdahl release just doesn’t add up

Warner Todd Huston has already posted about the bizarre prisoner exchange of Bowe Bergdahl, but there are so many strange circumstances surrounding this story that I think another post is justified. First, there is a preponderance of evidence suggesting that Bergdahl was not captured, but was instead a misfit who deliberately walked away from his […]


Obama’s Peace Partners Call For Killing US Soldiers on Twitter

Brevity is apparently not the strong suit of Obama’s Peace Partners, the Taliban. They aren’t having any part of the 140 character limit on Twitter. Using TwitLonger, Taliban Call For Attacks On U.S. Troops In Afghanistan In Revenge For Film On Prophet Muhammad – MEMRI “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan condemns with the strongest of […]


It's already way past 3:00 AM

I see that Rick has already beaten me to this story. Read his take immediately below. … From the New York Times: KABUL, Afghanistan — For months, the secret talks…

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Another look at the mainstream press vs. the military

A couple of days ago, Jay Tea mentioned the kidnapped New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell, who was freed by British commandos after he was captured by the Taliban while…