Posts tagged ‘Principles of War’

Obama’s Half-Hearted War Speech

September 10th, 2014

If he’d been defending a PhD thesis – he would have failed!  Most football coaches give better pregame speeches. This was a JV speech-writer’s most mediocre work – part sales pitch, – part vague promise of “no boots”, – part “NOT like Bush”, and part midterm electioneering. I didn’t have my hopes up, so I […]

Amateur Hour: Obama Wins

March 23rd, 2011

Never in my life [except for Jimmy Carter / Desert One] have I seen a more amateur display of military blundering than we have seen in the past month. First Obama can’t make up his mind. Military action to aide the rebels – or not?  America or NATO or Arab states?