Afghanistan: The military left without any concern for diplomats, allies, and equipment, how is this possible?

New reporting and testimony reveals a failure of strategic planning and coordination on a massive scale.  Obsessed with speed, the military left the country long before the deadline, leaving our diplomatic staff, allies, and equipment in the care of the Afghan Army. This fatally flawed plan was rehearsed and agreed to by all, then recklessly… Continue reading Afghanistan: The military left without any concern for diplomats, allies, and equipment, how is this possible?

General Mark Milley: Perhaps the world’s first act of treason committed purely to virtue signal to fellow elites

The idea that he needed to subvert the chain of command and spill secrets to foreign leaders to prevent a rogue nuclear attack is absurd on its face.  The system simply doesn’t work that way.  General Milley knows it and so does everyone else, making his extraordinary insubordination and potential treason a work of pure… Continue reading General Mark Milley: Perhaps the world’s first act of treason committed purely to virtue signal to fellow elites

Afghanistan goes boom: Imagine if Trump were in office

Where are the resignations?  The leaks?  The anonymous sources and Gold Star families?  The profile pictures on Facebook and Twitter in solidarity with our abandoned Afghani allies?  Compare and contrast the reaction to Trump pulling out of Syria without incident and Biden’s catastrophe in Afghanistan, and you tell me why the difference in coverage. It… Continue reading Afghanistan goes boom: Imagine if Trump were in office