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January 13, 2020

WTF?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 7:43 pm
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OK, this is crazy.  We need to cut this crap out.  Training service members from Canada or the UK is fine.  We ought not be training any soldiers from any Middle Eastern country other than Israel.  Same goes for most of the rest of the world.

September 30, 2019

Someone has some explaining to do

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:42 pm
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This story doesn’t make much sense to me. Given the sophistication of the Saudi military equipment, I would have thought that the Saudis would have a big advantage in this conflict, especially as they are not restrained by western sensibilities about civilian casualties.

June 13, 2019

Flashpoint

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:11 am
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While I’ve mainly been focused on the South China Sea as a potential flashpoint, it appears things are heating up in the gulf of Oman.  First, several Saudi tankers were sabotaged.  Then some Iranian boats caught fire. Now two tankers have been attacked.  This could get real hot, real fast.

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