Military Matters/Foreign Policy

I began blogging in December 2012.   Although I have archive searches by month and category, here’s a listing of my posts on military issues and foregn policy.




2012 Blog Posts

December 20, 2012:  Another Viewpoint from Gladius Maximus

December 21, 2012:  KT McFarland Analyzes Benghazi Report

December 24, 2012:  Suggested Reading

December 27, 2012:  Link To Terrific Dave Grossman Article

December 28, 2012: A Conflict of Cultures or a Matter of Opinion: Arab Spring in Context by Gladius Maximus
December 30, 2012:  Afghanistan: Already A Lost Cause

December 31, 2012:  Obama’s Syria Policy (Or Lack Thereof)




2013 Blog Posts

January 1, 2013:  New Year’s Challenge: How many Hillary Policy Successes Can You Name?

January 3, 2013:  Multiculturalism My Way

January 3, 2013:  A day late and a dollar short…..

January 4, 2013:   Napoleon’s Footprints

January 5, 2013:  Putin By A Mile

February 7, 2013:  Who Is A Terrorist???

February 20, 2013:  Military Expertise: Maybe Not So Much

February 20, 2013: Link To Opinion Piece: – “Women in Foxholes”

February 22, 2013:  Remembering Why

March 4, 2013:  Our Ever Useful Idiots

March 7, 2013:  Soviet MIA Soldier Found Alive In Afghanistan

March 7, 2013:  Hillary’s Top Achievements

March 13, 2013:  Our Pacific Commander Prepares for Global Warming

March 20, 2013:  As the world churns, where does the US stand?

April 3, 2013:  A Few Links On North Korea’s Strategy

April 4, 2013:  KT McFarland’s Excellent Analysis on the North Korean Crisis

April 9, 2013:  Margaret Thatcher: a true transformational leader

April 10, 2013:  Mark Helprin’s Excellent Article On Obama’s Foreign Policy

April 10, 2013:  Equal Opportunity For Dummies, Courtesy Of US Army

April 18, 2013:  Fearless reporting continues…. well, I’ll report and you can decide

April 27, 2013:  Boston Marathon Questions Swirl

May 1,2013:  Christians The Latest Obama Target

May 10, 2013:  Just the facts, please….

May 25, 2013:  America at the crossroads

May 25, 2013:  Remember the cost of freedom

May 29, 2013:  The Mom World Peace Solution

June 2, 2013:  The GOP policy maverick rides again (unfortunately)

June 4, 2013:  Military leadership 101: Set the standard

June 10, 2013:  NSA Junk Mail Folders

June 17, 2013:  The emperor and his metadata robe (Diana West’s perfect metaphor)

June 18, 2013:  Global Zero: Another Nothing-burger Plan

June 20, 2013:  Paving the path to Peace

June 23, 2013:  Sweet land of liberty…..(or land of the gullible?)

June 28, 2013:  Excellent opinion piece on our nuclear arsenal

June 30, 2013:  The Pretty in Pink American Foreign Policy

July 9, 2013:  The “zero option”

July 11, 2013:  Beyond the long arm of the law

August 28, 2013:  Our strategic-thinking deficit (Obama &the girls at work)

August 28, 2013:  A Serious Strategic Question For the Iran Faction Proponents

September 2, 2013:  Send in the clowns, oh wait, they’re here….

September 3, 2013:  Stumbling upon some facts in less than 5 minutes…

September 4, 2013:  Our flat on our back strategy

September 8, 2013:  President Obama: Defining his foreign policy big picture

September 12, 2013:  Institute for the Study of War fires Elizabeth O’Bagy

September 13, 2013:  The journey continues

September 14, 2013:  A face-saving exercise

September 15, 2013:  Oh, those pesky “facts”

September 18, 2013:  Stealing an Arkie blog post

September 18, 2013:  Gladius predicts end game:  Russia 10; US 1

September 19, 2013:  Hillary might need to invest in a broom factory

September 22, 2013:  Benghazi ARB Report: Bird Cage Liner or Probing Investigation?

September 24, 2013:  The epitome of macho manliness

September 27, 2013:  John McCain staff requirement – just be a liar

September 28, 2013:  A strong tonic for America

October 4, 2013:  Obama’s raiders launch firebombing campaign (laughter is the best defense)

October 8, 2013:  General Hayden, what a laugh…

October 9, 2013:  G. Murphy Donovan: “The Decline and Fall of National Security”

October 19, 2013:  Following the map to American irrelevancy

October 21, 2013:  It’s called the Second Oldest Profession for a reason

October 23, 2013:  On the march with some old Romans

October 24, 2013:  More of Malcolm’s links

October 28, 2013:  Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should

November 5, 2013:  Alas Babylon by Kinnison

November 11, 2013: Eggs Benedict

November 17, 2013:  Educating Comrades




2014 Blog Posts

January 2, 2014:  Interesting Stratfor Article

January 4, 2014: “the best opportunity to succeed” (code for lower standards)

January 5, 2014:  Some more links

January 8, 2014:  Sans context: America’s foreign policy adrift

January 11, 2014:  Our Gumby really does have feet of clay…..

January 20, 2014:  Israel hunkers down

February 8, 2014:  One life

February 9, 2014:  The Russians, the lone wolf brothers and the Wolves of Islam pack

February 11, 2014:  Another Benghazi Report

February 14, 2014:  A Map

February 15, 2014:  Someone else says Saturday

February 16, 2014:  Through a smudged looking glass

February 21, 2014:  Just links

February 22, 2014:  An outsider look at Ukraine

February 23, 2014:  Connecting a few dots

February 23, 2014:  Another dot

February 23, 2014:  Max Fisher on Ukraine ethnic/political divide

February 26, 2014:  In full retreat

March 1, 2014:  Flubbering about on the world stage……again

March 2, 2014:  Putin: the geopolitical adventure capitalist

March 8, 2014:  Lord Tennyson’s famous poem

March 9, 2014:  How to become a Ukraine expert in 5 minutes

March 10, 2014:  Theodore Dalrymple’s Excellent Essay

March 11, 2014:  Selfskies…..

March 11, 2014:  Stratfor’s Geopolitical Weekly (Ukraine polarization)

March 12, 2014:  A few US military funding links

March 20, 2014:  Brain-sucking spiders

March 24, 2014:  Who will defend our castle?

March 25, 2014:  Just links

March 27, 2014:  When in doubt, listen to George Friedman

March 27, 2014:  The Orient Express….

March 29, 2014:  A picture paints a thousand words….

April 3, 2014:  Putin/Palin chat

April 6, 2014:  Rainy day news

April 7, 2014:  Stay tuned

April 22, 2014:  News slop

May 2, 2014:  Dude, this was like two years ago…

May 5, 2014:  Quick Ukraine Update

May 14, 2014:  #AmericanPaperTiger

May 14, 2014:  You owe them your freedom

May 24, 2014:  Reporting while under the influence….enter at your own rick;-)

May 25, 2014:  We here must speak of heroes

May 28, 2014:  Mr. President, “You didn’t build that!”

May 31, 2014:  Repaid in kind

June 1, 2014:  Obama’s Libyan circus caravan rolls on

June 1, 2014: “A good soldier in standing”

June 2, 2014:‘Working to free all Guantanamo prisoners’ tweet from account of released soldier’s father deleted

June 2, 2014:  Don’t Back Down From The Sharks (Admiral William H. McRaven)

June 2, 2014:  Reading the Three Cups of Tea leaves

June 2, 2014:  Susan Rice: Bergdahl Served With Honor and Distinction / Weekly Standard

June 2, 2014:  Ambassador Susan Rice: Libya Attack Not Premeditated

June 3, 2014:  “Five-sided Kennel of Cowardice” by Russ Vaughn

June 3, 2014:  Military jargon 101 or Portrait of courage (not)

June 3, 2014:  The Bowe Bergdahl POW videos

June 3, 2014:  Recommended reading: In From the Cold post

June 4, 2014:  Another lie?

June 4, 2014:  They embraced it

June 4, 2014:  Undue Command Influence

June 5, 2014:  The Choices We Make

June 5, 2014:  A short piece by Stanley McChrystal

June 6, 2014:  D-Day, 6 June 1944

June 7, 2014:  Enemies, both foreign and domestic

June 8, 2014:  Spin continues

June 8, 2014:  Abandoned in Afghaistan?

June 9, 2014:  Bergdahl Could Receive 300K in Retroactive Pay/Military.com

June 9, 2014:  Some VA information

June 11, 2014:  Another Obama “ending the war”

June 13, 2014:  Iraqi democracy project implodes

June 13, 2014:  Worsening Violence in Iraq threatens Regional Security

June 17, 2014:  Is it real or is it memorex…

June 20, 2014:  Best advice on Iraq!

June 22, 2014:  Obama offers 300 sacrificial lambs to Islamist radicals

June 29, 2014:  One American Team

July 3, 2014:  MERRY: Iraq’s stern rebuttal to a simplistic neocon vision – Washington Times

July 5, 2014:  Bad news updates

July 25, 2014:  Obama’s girls strike again….

August 6, 2014:  American Dirge

August 6, 2014:  Afghanistan to cost more than Marshall Plan- watchdog says-news-Stripes

August 6, 2014:  Pentagon selling-and scrapping-equipment in Afghanistan – Stripes

August 6, 2014: Cowards!

August 9, 2014:  Canaries in the mine shaft……still chirping

August 9, 2014:  Iraq-ISIL/ISIS  and the U.S. Humanitarian Aid Mission by Jim Waurishuk

August 9, 2014:  Between 2011 (Libya) and 2014 (Iraq) Obama Appears To Have Found His Pen…

August 9, 2014:  Weekly Address:  American Operations in Iraq|White House

August 10, 2014:  Worse than Nazis by Gene Schwimmer

August 10, 2014:  Please define out broader strategy Mr President

August 16, 2014:  Ebola update

August 17, 2014:  Obama’s mercurial foreign policy

August 19, 2014:  Three-star army general to lead legal team for Benghazi Select Committee

August 22, 2o14:  Wonderings…

August 23, 2014:  It IS what IS is (pssst a Caliphate)

August 23, 2014:  A must-read Gates of Vienna blog post

August 23, 2014:  We shall know them by their name (s)

August 26, 2014:  Rick Moran article on Islamic State

August 28, 2014:  Terrorism as Theater

August 28, 2014:  The bodies pile up

August 31, 2014:  More “experts”, please

September 1, 2014:  Mission creep in Iraq continues as US launches airstrikes in Amerli – Threat Matrix.

September 3, 2014:  Still mulling over my ISIS plan

September 4, 2014:  Patrick Poole vets the Free Syrian Army….

September 6, 2014:  Al Qaeda Wasn’t On the Run| The Weekly Standard

September 7, 2014:  Let’s not keep shooting elephants to avoid looking a fool

September 11, 2014:  As Caliphates Compete, Radical Islam Will Eventually Weaken

September 11, 2014:  One hell of a mess

September 13, 2014:  The leader from behind goes to war

September 14, 2014:  The Kagan battle plan (the “moderate” delusion redux)

September 15, 2014:  What generals are talking about

September 21, 2014:  Dissecting Obama’s “comprehensive strategy”

September 24, 2014:  President Obama Cites White House Legal Authority For War (107-40) Which He Asked For Repeal Two Months Ago…

September 26, 2014:  Convenient optics of war

September 27, 2014:  Seeking cover from air strikes

September 27, 2014:  The Chechen contribution

September 28, 2014:  Marching Into battle without foot soldiers….

September 29, 2014:  Turkey Must Tread Carefully Against Islamic State

October 2, 2014:  Ebola walks in

October 3, 2014:  You can’t fool Mother Nature

October 4, 2014:  Political potpourri

October 5, 2014:  The ebola experts’ crisis response-lots of plans/little action

October 5, 2014:  The impolite questions

October 6, 2014:  Another Ebola victim – Spain

October 7, 2014:  Islamic State expanding?

October 9, 2014:  Islamic States used MANPADS to shoot down Iraqi helicopter near Baiji – Threat Matrix

October 10, 2014:  Bergdahl update

October 11, 2014:  Another half-baked cakewalk

October 12, 2014:  Kobani questions abound

October 13, 2014:  NBC’s health professional, LOL, OMG, or WTF?

October 17, 2014:  Scary Thoughts

October 17, 2014:  Is Foggy Bottom working to with terrorists to fight ISIL?

October 20, 2014:  “Ebola and the Centers for Dissimulation and Confusion” from the American Thinker

October22, 2014:  “A riddle wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma” (the Obama war plan)

October 23, 2014, Evaluating Ebola as a Biological Weapon

October24, 2014:  Jihadist training camps proliferate in Iraq and Syria – The Long War Journal

October 25, 2014:  Fallout from Somalia still haunts US policy 20 years later – News- Stripes

October30, 2014:  Thomas Lifson – On the Natanyahu/Obama kerfluffle

November 5, 2014:  U.S.-Armed ‘Vetted Moderate’ Syrian Rebel Groups Surrender, Defect  to Al Qaeda

November 16, 2014:  Asking the right questions

December 1, 2014:  Militarization in America, except for the US Armed Forces

December 7, 2014:  President Obama releases more terrorists

December 19, 2014:  Not so fast on bashing Sony

December 21, 2014:  Another lone wolf home-grown terrorist?

December 22, 2014:  “Pyongyang Accepts Hollywood’s Surrender” by G. Murphy Donovan




2015 Blog Posts

January 12, 2015:  Journalists and Jihadis at the American Thinker

January 13, 2015:  A “counter-narrative”?

January 13, 2015:  Rewriting the “counter-narrative”

January 17, 2015:  Military justice takes a long winter’s nap

January 21, 2015:  A Naked Phrase Goes Clothes Shopping

January 25, 2015:  The Yemen “Success” Story in Flames

January 26, 2015:  New York Times Discovers Yemen’s “Death to America” Houthi Rebels are Moderates and Possible U.S. Partners

January 27, 2015:  Bowe Bergdahl to be charged with desertion

January 28, 2015:  “A Tale of Two Soldiers: Benjamin Netanyahu and Caroline Glick” at The American Thinker

January 30, 2015:  Truth in advertising…..not

January 31, 2015:  Seeking “clarity”

February 4, 2015:  The Age of Musterbation

February 5, 2015:  A view from across the pond

February 6, 2015:  No, Putin Does Not Have Autism

February 7, 2015:  Dishonoring a real war hero – another Obama narrative

February 11, 2015:  Muslim Brotherhood Official Says White House Official Was Present During Meeting With State Department… 

February 11, 2015:  The palace guard revolts

February 11, 2015:  Hillary Clinton Libya war genocide narrative rejected by U.S. Intelligence – Washington Times

February 16, 2o15:  Another excellent GMD analysis

February 21, 2015:  Libertybelle learns the rules of the game

February 22, 2015:  #Nothing-burger Plan

February 27, 2015:  More answers to why jihad

March 12, 2015:  GMD breaks down the Islamic threat (a must read)

March 19, 2015:  GMD’s latest pearl of wisdom: “The Faces of Foreign Policy Failure”

March 20, 2015:  A city-by-city Iraqi mirage

March 27, 2015:  Russ Vaughn: “Grounding Bergdahl’s escape turkey”

March 30, 2015:  Getting to know “them”

March 30, 2015:  Rick Moran: “How screwed up is Obama’s foreign policy” 

March 31, 2015:  Cultural relativism run amok

April 3, 2015:  The new mob rule model

April 7, 2015:  All in for “moderates”

April 7, 2015:  Top Spy:  Hillary’s Emails ‘Likely’ Hacked by China Russia, Iran| The Weekly Standard

April 12, 2015:  What happened to the Ebola crisis?

April 17, 2015:  Hail to the chief….

April 19, 2015:  A real discussion on ISIS

April 21, 2015:  Calling for a time-out to regroup

April 21, 2015:  Suggested Reading

May 6, 2015:  A Short Foreign Policy Primer For Dummies

May 8, 2015:  Free thinking: the key to defeating radical Islam

May 8, 2015:  I Support Free Speech, but….

May 9, 2015:  From the American Thinker: Embracing dhimmihood

May 9, 2015:  Cliff Kincaid: “Liberal Media Work With Jihadists

May 9, 2015:  Huma Abedin’s Muslim Minority Affairs: Not Just a Journal

May 10, 2015:   Follow the money

May 11, 2015:  Wise Mom delivers alarming message

May 11, 2015:  The dark cloud of agendas and money

May 11, 2015:  The “vetted-moderate Syrians” myth exposed

May 11, 2015:  Patrick Poole – what an investigative journalist should be!

May 11, 2015:  Justice Department link

May 15, 2015:  Good news:  We might have found copies of Hillary’s emails!  Bad news: Foreign governments have them?

May 16, 2015:  If we build it; we can fix it

May 18, 2015:  Let me count the reasons why….

May 18, 2015:  Benghazi/Syria gun-running update

May 18, 2015:  Another sighting of Lenin’s ghost

May 19, 2015:  In Wake Of Fall Of Ramadi, White House Calls ISIS Strategy A Success – Truth Revolt

May 20, 2015:  President Obama……lied again

May 22, 2015:  FBI admits Patriot Act snooping powers didn’t crack any major terrorism cases – Washington Times

May 23, 2015:  Ralph Peters: Bin Laden Documents Meant To Distract From Ramadi, “Look At Timing”

May 24, 2015:  Remembrance 

May 25, 2015:  #MarieHarfHistoricalFacts

May 25,2015:  About the sacrifices

May 25, 2015:  ‘Solemn ceremony’: Guess how Hillary paused to reflect today

May 26, 2015:  No easy road ahead

May 28, 2015:  Report from The Long War Journal

May 29, 2015:  A SSI paper on defeating the Islamic State

May 31, 2015:  A report on life in the new caliphate

June 7, 2015: Winning my heart and mind

June 13, 201: Lily pads…..

June 14, 2015: Martin van Creveld weighs in on Syria

July 8, 2015: Jade Helm 15 Update

July 11, 2015: Daily Mail report on female ISIS

July 13, 2015: Let’s keep pretending

July 14, 2015: More on transgenders in the military

July 16, 2015: Wolf Blitzer Makes a Fool Of Susan Rice On Iran Funding Terrorists

July 17, 2015: Awaiting the fairy tale White House narrative

July 18, 2015: Has the CINC called the families?

July 19, 2015: Patrick Poole schools the media

July 28, 2015: The Syrian moderate mirage again

July 29, 2015: Patrick Poole’s – Part 2

July 29, 2015: No sacred cows in America

July 31, 2015: Senator Cotton – WOW!

August 5, 2015: A short Mugabe primer

August 8, 2015: Iran: The Big Sell|Foreign Policy Research Institute

August 14, 2015: Cherry-picking intelligence

August 16, 2015: White House Played Role in Iran Deal Letter Signed by Former Flag Officers

August 25, 2015: You’ve got mail… problems

August 25, 2015: What a tangled web we weave

August 28, 2015: The Obama Narrative continues

August 30, 2015: Ex-Army Chief in Britain declared Cameron lacked “balls” to defeat ISIS

August 31, 2015: Wikileaks is a Front for Russian Intelligence

September 1, 2015: What Russian Intelligence Knows About Hillary Clinton

September 7, 2015: Beware of US government and religious charities on refugee crisis

September 8, 2015: A revamped Refugee Resettlement Program needed

September 9, 2015: Who are the feds’ “private contractors” for refugee resettlement?

September 10, 2015: US will take 10,000 Syrian refugees

September 13, 2015: Revisiting the “best opportunity to succeed”

September 14, 2015: Next will be quotas

September 16, 2015: Austin: Only ‘Four or Five’ US-Trained Rebel Fighters Remain In Syria

September 16, 2015: Liars and damned liars!

September 18, 2015: Lunatics running the asylum

September 22, 2015: Birds of a feather and “The Polish Plan”

September 22, 2015: UK Telegraph report

September 24, 2015: Senator Cotton asks the right questions

September 26, 2015: Putin begins his PR campaign

September 26, 2015: Explaining Russia’s True Presence in Syria

September 27, 2015: Charlie Rose interview of Putin

September 27, 2015: No they didn’t; yes they did

September 28, 2015: We’re led by the Captain of the JV team

September 28, 2015: The largest power vacuum in the world

September 29, 2015: I’m shocked I tell you…..

September 30, 2015: Another Russian charade

September 30, 2015:  #Hands up, Don’t shoot Vladimir

October 1, 2015: More Obama administration pretzel logic

October 2, 2015: Put on your thinking caps, America

October 4, 2015: Ahrar al Sham claims rocket attacks on airbase where Russians are stationed|The Long War Journal

October 4, 2015: Al Qaeda brigade claims attack on Russian forces in Syria|The Long War Journal

October 4, 2015: NY Times on training foreign fighters

October 5, 2015: Defining the American strategy: REGIONAL STABILITY

October 5, 2015: My bare-bones plan

October 6, 2015: Propaganda at work?

October 6, 2015: Grenada tourist map from 1983

October 6, 2015: More on Hillary’s Libya campaign….

October 7, 2015: The “Bosnia Plan” is a bust

October 8, 2015: Another ISW map

October 8, 2015: My Plan for the Syria mess inches along

October 9, 2015: Wandering in circles in the desert

October 10, 2015: Ideology breeds lies, deceptions, delusions

October 12, 2015: An idea takes hold…. imagine that

October 14, 2015: Another comment

October 15, 2015: Tried the Left

October 15, 2015: “A prudent and practical measure”

October 16, 2015: Our Generalissimo….. (Lord, help us all)

October 16, 2015: At last: A voice of reason in the strategic wilderness

October 17, 2015: Charles Krauthammer stuck in neocon strategic quagmire

October 17, 2015: Another comment at National Review

October 19, 2015: What’s old becomes new again: REGIONAL STABILITY is back in style…

October 22, 2015: Ambassador Stevens met with Al Qaeda affiliate

October 28, 2015: Obama’s turbulent Mid-East magic carpet ride

October 30, 2015: Mutually assured destruction?

November 3, 2015:  Some loose foreign policy threads

November 3, 2015: Adding it up

November 5, 2015: News from amongst the Syrian rebels

November 13, 2015: An ominous bellwether

November 13, 2015: FBI Has Nearly 1,000 Active ISIS Probes Inside U.S.

November 14, 2015: Dead wrong…again!

November 14, 2015: The Barbarians Are Inside The Gate And There Are No Gates

November 14, 2015: Known Wolves Involved

November 17, 2015:  The Islamic Civilization Circle of Life

November 19, 2015: Bloomberg’s Carlson: Maybe Terrorists Here Will Become Americanized and Not Kill Us| Truth Revolt

November 22, 2015:  Just a matter of time

November 22, 2015:  Al Qaeda has not been neutralized|The Long War Journal

November 22,2015: Answering the Syrian refugee question

November 24, 2015: Another tale from the Obama Chronicles

November 24, 2015: Mapping the dots

November 25, 2015:  An ambush, not a defensive reaction?

November 29, 2015: Thinking aloud on radical Islam

December 1, 2015: A “get real” approach

December 3, 2015;  Just Get Real!

December 6, 2015:  Ralph Peters unloads

December 8, 2015:  A niggling incongruent bit of information

December 9, 2015:  What he should have said

December 16, 2015:  Some good reads

December 21, 2015:  Inciting terror…

December 26, 2015:  Muslim Immigration is Exactly What ISIS Wants|Frontpage Mag




2016 Blog Posts

January 13, 2016:  America on its knees

January 16, 2016:  The plot thickens runaway narrative, or fatal system error

January 16, 2016:  Iran: ‘American Sailors Started Crying After Arrest’

January 16, 2016:  America taken for a Persian magic-carpet ride

January 16, 2016:  The other side of the “swap”

February 2, 2016:  Committing crimes isn’t “great

February 5, 2016:  MORE Chinese Infiltration

February 6, 2016:  A Cautionary Tale

February 9, 2016:  We still have The Constitution as our rule of law!

February 9, 2016:  LB’s guide to profiling

February 11, 2016:  Pretty lame propaganda gambits *yawn*

February 16, 2016:  When new information comes to light

February 24, 2016:  Some global hotspots

March 2, 2016:  Update on Navy investigation into captured US sailors

March 5, 2016:  Trump “war crime” policy heard around the world

March 6, 2016:  An American wake-up call

March 8, 2016:  Clinton Hacker Extradited to the U.S.

March 23, 2016:  Just some links

March 30, 2016:  Cutting through the “fog of war”….maybe

April 8, 2016:  Obama’s Syrian refugee program on steroids

April 10, 2016:  Obama’s kind of “surge”

April 15, 2016:  Another dire U.S. military readiness warning

April 29, 2016:  Pentagon Warns of Conflict OverChinese Buildup Over Disputed Islands

April 29, 2016:  What wins wars

April 30, 2016:  Another Cry In The Wilderness

May 30, 2016:  A day to remember

June 8, 2016:  More on the “great” General David Petraeus

June 8, 2016:  The winds of war blow hotter

June 19, 2016:  Obama’s final “transformation”

July 5, 2016:  Oh, those “what ifs”

July 12, 2016:  More Obama “fundamental transformation”?

July 12, 2016: Escalation of tensions…

July 25, 2016:  Putin moves?

July 25, 2016:  Happy Trails

July 26, 2016:  Does anyone remember Soviet disinformation campaigns?

July 30, 2016:  The Pieces of the Media Messaging Puzzle

July 30, 2016:  Geesh, Russian active measures….

August 1, 2016:  Amen, General Dempsey!

August 7, 2016:  #PurpleHeartDay

August 25, 2016:  While America watches the 2016 Reality TV Show….

August 30, 2016:  French beach police…. but no secure borders….

September 5, 2016:  The Russians are coming?

September 15, 2016:  What to tell Putin

September 16, 2016:  Out of the Mouths of Babes

September 29, 2016:  Where do you report a suspicious tweet?

October 4, 2016:  The Russian Big Picture (Part 1)

October 11, 2016:  Scorched Earth: The Death Match Edition

October 13, 2016:  Meow…

October 20, 2016:  Repetitive Messaging

November 20, 2016:  Obama Pentagon used plagiarized Wikileaks info in report




2017 Blog Posts

January 19, 2017:  Russia continues playing chess

February 21, 2017:  Speech by Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster

To be continued…