Tag Archives: Military History

Steve Russell :
Donald Trump and debts to America’s warriors

The dominant culture has a mixed record of looking after warriors when the war is over. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | April 29, 2018 Traditionally, we Indians honor warriors. We honor not only our own warriors but … finish reading Steve Russell :
Donald Trump and debts to America’s warriors

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Tom Hayden :
BOOKS | Counterinsurgency architect Kilcullen on the ‘coming age of the urban guerrilla’

David Kilcullen leaves Iraq and Afghanistan behind to concentrate on how to keep malignant masses of desperate people at bay in a coming urban apocalypse. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | July 8, 2014 [Out of the Mountains: … finish reading Tom Hayden :
BOOKS | Counterinsurgency architect Kilcullen on the ‘coming age of the urban guerrilla’

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Who Should We Believe? : Faisal Shahzad, and the Gulf of Tonkin

Gulf of Tonkin incident, off the coast of North Vietnam, August 2, 1964. Illustration by E.J. Fitzgerald (1980) / U.S. Navy Historical Center / Wikimedia Commons.Who should we believe?How foreign policy lies lead to war By Harry Targ / The … finish reading Who Should We Believe? : Faisal Shahzad, and the Gulf of Tonkin

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The Afghan Quagmire : Considering the Options

“Smiling on Quicksand.” © Gary WintersA no-win situation?An Afghan quagmire in the making By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / October 5, 2009 We are mourning the loss of eight American soldiers who died in a day-long battle near … finish reading The Afghan Quagmire : Considering the Options

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Flyboy McCain : Hero or Fraud?

Updated September 5, 2008 This provocative article by Thomas Cleaver, written for The Rag Blog, was originally posted on August 30, 2008. We are publishing it again today with some very interesting discussion added. Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … finish reading Flyboy McCain : Hero or Fraud?

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MEDIA : The Press and the Atomic Bomb

Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 60,000 feet into the air on the morning of Aug. 9, 2008.63 Years Ago: Media Distortions Set Tone for Nuclear Age By Greg Mitchell / August 6, 2008 At this time … finish reading MEDIA : The Press and the Atomic Bomb

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