Monthly Archives: June 2016

Afghanistan as profit center

“It just hits you like a ton of bricks when you think about it,” fumed a senior officer who has been in the military for nearly thirty years and was in Afghanistan when he had this revelation. “The Department of … Continue reading

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Orlando Shooting

In a press conference, President Obama said the shooting at the Orlando nightclub Pulse, which claimed 51 lives so far, marked the deadliest in United States history. I think he means the deadliest by non-state actors: Waco Siege, February 28 … Continue reading

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Richard Clarke on John Ashcroft

When I and one of my staff met with Ashcroft early in the Administration, we were left wondering if his discussion with us had been an act. My associate asked me on the drive back to the White House, “He … Continue reading

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Against All Enemies

Clarke rejects the idea of a missile shooting down TWA 800 and suggests a connection between Khalid Sheik Muhammad and Terry Nichols on succeeding pages. see Richard Clarke, Against All Enemies, (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004), pp. 126-27.

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