1. North Korea is a vast, modern military. Obviously not up to U.S. standards, but they have hundreds of jet aircraft and THOUSANDS of tanks.
2. They have vast military resources, including literally MILLIONS of armed and fanatical soldiers, within YARDS of our own lines. They know exactly where our guys are and where our stuff is, and it’s all been pre-sighted.
3. The Korean peninsula is not a big place. All [...]
by Ben Tanosborn
America’s Iraq Experience: Invasi-Eradicavi-Turbavi
Julius Caesar undoubtedly was showing off with his Veni-Vidi-Vici (I came, I saw, I conquered) when referencing to his short war outside Zela (Zile) in Turkey over two millennia ago. Similarly, if we were to use a short catchy-comment for the almost nine years America has invested in its “Iraq Mission,” we would be on target by condensing the US experience in also three Latin words, [...]
(Reuters) – President Barack Obama was set to unveil on Wednesday his plan to start bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan, a decisive first step toward ending a decade-long war that is increasingly unpopular in the United States.
Obama will announce in a televised address at 8 p.m. EDT (midnight GMT) a plan to pull out 10,000 troops from Afghanistan by year’s end, followed by 23,000 more by the end of [...]