U.S. Supplies the Munitions, Israel the Carnage: 1,371 Palestinians, 59 Israelis Die in Gaza Conflict

By: Wednesday July 30, 2014 5:57 pm

That Reuters figure for Palestinian casualties has since been updated at Aljazeera to 1,361, with 6,780 injured. Among the dead are 315 children. I’ve added the ten Palestinians killed in the West Bank Gaza-solidarity protests.

The latest post at the Aljazeera live blog will leave you speechless:

“BREAKING UPDATE: Al Jazeera’s @PattyCulhane reports the #Pentagon confirms delivery of two types of munitions to #Israel in the last week: 120mm mortar rounds and 40mm grenades, while calling for a ceasefire in #Gaza”

 

Fierce Advocate Jarrett Won’t Call DADT Unconstitutional; Choi to WH: “You’ve Lost My Trust”

By: Thursday October 21, 2010 11:47 am

Valerie Jarrett says the president wants Congress to repeal DADT. But she won’t say the law is unconstitutional.

Sunday Late Night: Surreal Servicemember Spouse Survey

By: Sunday August 22, 2010 8:01 pm

First they came for the sexual deviants, and I said nothing….

Afghanistan: Has Hamid Karzai Already Joined the Taliban?

By: Friday June 18, 2010 4:30 pm

The real endgame Karzai is working toward is that of a nominal, Pashtun-nationalist government in Kabul overlaying a Taliban-dominated countryside. Together they function not only as a crime family capable of exploiting Afghanistan’s resources but also as a highly effective proxy for Pakistan’s interminable battle against Indian influence.

New Light on the Dangers of Millennialism to our Military

By: Saturday April 24, 2010 8:00 am

A young Army Major’s Masters thesis is making the rounds. Some believe his essay presages the persecution of Christans by the anti-Christ Obama. Others see in his thinking a message that goes beyond the dangers of Christian millennialism and touches upon the perils our country encounters by endorsing or cursing any fundamentalism, without engaging the issues through clear thinking.

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