Mar 3 2003

Getting Our War On

Thomas Friedman has an excellent piece in the International Herald Tribune today about getting our war on.


Jan 27 2003

One Anti-War Argument

One anti-war argument – Junius – making some good points which I want to respond to, but my brain is full at the moment.


Jan 24 2003

All Quiet On The Political Front

Yeah, I’ve been wimping out on the political front lately, but I feel a stirring that will lead to involved screed soon – I need to check my remembered facts to make sure I’m not just talking out my ass. In the meanwhile, thanks to Winds of Change for making this point:

“The key to low casualty urban combat isn’t technology. It is attitude.

The point isn’t to defeat the enemy in “urban terrain”.

It is to remove the urban terrain.

If we havn’t the stomach to do that, we will be sending our troops to hard, futile deaths. More later…