One portion of Gen Kelly’s remarks yesterday have gotten some notice, but I think it is important to highlight them and discuss their import. Josh Marshall identified this portion of Gen Kelly’s remarks as specifically worrisome: We don’t look down upon those of you who that haven’t served. In fact, in a way we’re a […]
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Last night several of you asked me in comments if I’d seen a segment on The Rachel Maddow Show where she took a deep dive into connecting the dots between Chad being placed on the latest travel ban list; Chad then withdrawing its troops from the multi-national forces working to interdict Boko Haram, al Qaeda […]
Figured it made sense to bookend my blogging day with President Obama’s speech on behalf of Ralph Northam from earlier this evening. The video is all teed up for President Obama’s remarks. Open thread!
I know a lot of our readers and commenters are not fans of President George W. Bush. But he has just finished giving a speech at a George W Bush Presidential Center event in New York. For those wondering where our living former presidents were and if/when they would find their voices and speak out […]
So this happened in St. Petersberg today: My current situation, Plane Down in Midtown 18th Avenue & 14th Street South. Representative "Newt" Newton pic.twitter.com/OGGTXEKmCT — Wengay M. Newton Sr. (@NEWTFL) October 18, 2017 News Channel 8 has the details: ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A small plane crashed on a road and hit multiple cars […]
I’ve been covering the potential for an Iraqi Civil War between Iraqi Arabs and Iraqi Kurds for Kirkuk and its surrounding areas since before the Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum in September. Tonight we’re getting conflicting reports out of Kirkuk about what is actually going on. From the Government of Iraq: The PM orders ISF to […]
We’ve had a lot of discussion in the comments over the past couple of weeks about not just what is going on with the disaster response, emergency management, and/or humanitarian assistance missions in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, but also what exactly the US military’s role is. The US military is currently involved […]