Category Archives: Iraq

Sign of hope

Posted by Lex, on November 7, 2007

The Lord moves in mysterious ways:

Sign of hope

But the enemy is always waiting, too.

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Just the numbers

Posted by Lex, on November 9, 2007

The Miami Herald summarizes a UPenn study on the hazards attendant to serving in Iraq **:

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This just in

Posted by Lex, on November 13, 2007

 

I’ve long believed that we’ll know that we’ve turned the corner in Iraq and Afghanistan when the media discussion of those campaigns moves away from the Inevitable Disasterous Failure & Another Grim Milestone modes of reportage  in favor of themes stressing a Terrible Reckoning of the Costs.

Ecce: It’s costing too much.

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Casca’s right

Posted on June 28th, 2007 by lex

 

For those who don’t keep track of comments ** , this read by J.D. Johannes is well worth your time:

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Armed with facts

Posted June 27th, 2007 by lex

Think for yourself.

I like this guy:

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Wide-eyed innocence

Posted by lex, on June 24, 2007

 

Below a grotesque picture of shroud-wrapped corpses – one of which someone has gratuitously unwrapped to better display a gory rictus – the New York Times reveals a “talking points” memo formulated by four Marine officers in answer to questions posed by the Time magazine reporter who “blew open” the Haditha case.

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Above and Beyond

By lex, on August 20th, 2009

A young Marine is set to receive the Navy’s highest honor – and the nation’s second highest – for valor today: The Navy Cross.

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