Bing West

Type: Person
Name: Bing West
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Does Obama have it wrong in Iraq?

According to Bing West, who has written six books about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with the latest being “One Million Steps: a Marine Platoon at War”, Obama’s policies and approach in Iraq and fighting ISIS will fail. That isn’t hard to believe ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bing West: Are our troops ready for another one million steps?

On one of my embeds during the decade-long war on terror, I joined 3rd Platoon in Sangin District in southern Afghanistan. The platoon commander, Lt. Vic Garcia, handed me two tourniquets.“One’s for you,” he said. “The other’s for anyone else.”Suppose ... [Published Providence Journal - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s Backhanded Endorsement of a Limited Ground War

On September 16, General Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, told a Senate committee that Mr. Obama had ruled out ground-air controllers called Joint Tactical Air Controller (JTACs). A platoon on a combat patrol tries always to include a JTAC.Yesterday, ... [Published National Review - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: War, Iraqi Army, Tribe, Bing West
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Heroic' Marines hunted Taliban in bloodiest battle

Text smaller Text biggerU.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment and the Afghan National Army provide cover as they move out of a dangerous area after taking enemy sniper fire during a security patrol in Sangin, Afghanistan, in November 2010. During ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

A Million Steps with Marines

By: SWJ Editors What lessons can we learn from the 3rd Platoon’s experience in Afghanistan? A NR interview with Bing West. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Bing West, Afghanistan
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Rules of War

Is Bing West a grunt who writes, or a writer who served in the grunts? On the one hand, he is the author of—by my count—nine books, and has spent substantially more time as a front-line journalist and a political figure (including an appointment at ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Guest hosting Frank Gaffney's radio show

Had a great show today and will be at it again tomorrow. With Claudia Rosett, Maria Werlau, Gordon Chang, Bing West CLAUDIA ROSETT, Journalist in Residence at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies: Is the UNRWA program encouraging malicious Hamas ... [Published BLACKFIVE - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

American Colonel: Obama Betrayal of Sunnis Sparked Rise of Islamic State

Colonel Bing West , a former Marine combat Commander and a self-admitted old grunt, said that we had the war won in Iraq, but President Obama pulled our troops out and betrayed the Sunnis.  In an interview on Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

EXCLUSIVE Interview: What Would Reagan Do? 'Destroy the Islamists'

Breitbart News spoke with Colonel Bing West, former US Marine and Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs under president Ronald Reagan, about the threats we face as a nation today. West is the author of multiple books, including ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Killing ISIS 2: What Bing West Says

Bing West has thoughts on how to kill ISIS (a/k/a ISIL) at "How to Defeat ISIL" : U.S. policymakers must commit themselves clearly to containing, disrupting, and defeating it. You should read the whole thing.Mr. West makes many good points, but as ... [Published EagleSpeak - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

How to Defeat ISIL

By: SWJ Editors Bing West on how to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bing West: How to Defeat the Islamic State

Marine combat veteran Bing West explains how to defeat our enemies in today's National Review . We reprint here. By pulling our forces out of Iraq in 2011, Mr. Obama claimed, he “ended the war.” Three years later, the winner of that war is a barbarous ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 14 2014]

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Does Obama have it wrong in Iraq? [Published Examiner.com - Oct 15 2014]
Bing West: Are our troops ready for another one... [Published Providence Journal - Sep 21 2014]
Obama’s Backhanded Endorsement of a Limited Gro... [Published National Review - Sep 18 2014]
AEI/Heritage Project for the Common Defense (US... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 16 2014]
AEI/Heritage Project for the Common Defense (US... [Published Information Dissemination - Sep 16 2014]
'Heroic' Marines hunted Taliban in bloodiest ba... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 14 2014]
A Million Steps with Marines [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Sep 12 2014]
A Million Steps with Marines [Published SWJ Blog - Sep 12 2014]
Rules of War [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 05 2014]
Guest hosting Frank Gaffney's radio show [Published BLACKFIVE - Aug 19 2014]
American Colonel: Obama Betrayal of Sunnis Spar... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 18 2014]
'Breitbart News Sunday' on SXM 125: Looting in ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 17 2014]
EXCLUSIVE Interview: What Would Reagan Do? 'Des... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 16 2014]
Killing ISIS 2: What Bing West Says [Published EagleSpeak - Aug 15 2014]
How to Defeat ISIL [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 14 2014]
How to Defeat ISIL [Published SWJ Blog - Aug 14 2014]
Bing West: How to Defeat the Islamic State [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 14 2014]
Obama: Speaking Loudly and Carrying a Small Stick [Published Townhall.com Blog's TownHall Blog - Aug 08 2014]
REVIEW: American Spartan by Ann Scott Tyson [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 15 2014]
Weekend Open Thread [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Jul 12 2014]
A Problematic POW, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 03 2014]
Army Updates Counterinsurgency Doctrine [Published Secrecy News - May 21 2014]
FM 3-24, Social Science, and Security [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 21 2014]
FM 3-24, Social Science, and Security [Published SWJ Blog - May 21 2014]
The 2014 Counterinsurgency Field Manual Require... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 14 2014]
The 2014 Counterinsurgency Field Manual Require... [Published SWJ Blog - May 14 2014]
Strategika: “A Better Way in Afghanistan” with ... [Published Policy Review - May 09 2014]
Joint COIN Pub Ignores Reality [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 07 2014]
Joint COIN Pub Ignores Reality [Published SWJ Blog - May 07 2014]
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AEI/Heritage Project for the Common Defense (US... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 16 2014]
1. USS Fort Worth to Drill MCM, Marine Corps Lift in as Asia-Pacific Deployment 2. Marine Corps’ Aggressive Move Into an Amphibious Future 3. Marine Harrier Strikes Islamic State Near Haditha Dam 4. U.S. Navy, Marines Need More Women—Secretary of the ...
AEI/Heritage Project for the Common Defense (US... [Published Information Dissemination - Sep 16 2014]
span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11.5pt;">1.     span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11.5pt;"> USS Fort Worth to Drill MCM, Marine Corps Lift in as Asia-Pacific Deployment span style="font-family: Arial, ...
A Million Steps with Marines [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Sep 12 2014]
By: SWJ Editors What lessons can we learn from the 3rd Platoon’s experience in Afghanistan? A NR interview with Bing West. ...
A Million Steps with Marines [Published SWJ Blog - Sep 12 2014]
By: SWJ Editors What lessons can we learn from the 3rd Platoon’s experience in Afghanistan? A NR interview with Bing West. ...
Rules of War [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 05 2014]
Is Bing West a grunt who writes, or a writer who served in the grunts? On the one hand, he is the author of—by my count—nine books, and has spent substantially more time as a front-line journalist and a political figure (including an appointment at ...
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