James Mattis

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Name: James Mattis
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS and the corporate state of war profiteering

"Every country , every ethnicity, every religion, contains within it the capability for extreme violence. Every group contains a faction that is intolerant of other groups, and actively seeks to exclude or even kill them. War fever tends to encourage ... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's air strikes designed to minimize terrorist casualties?

In a report broadcast yesterday on CNN , the cable news network raised questions about the effectiveness of US-led airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq. According to the report by CNN Middle East correspondent Arwa Damon, the terror group was ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Who’s paying the pro-war pundits?

The Nation If you read enough news and watch enough cable television about the threat of the Islamic State, the radical Sunni Muslim militia group better known simply as IS, you will inevitably encounter a parade of retired generals demanding an increased ... [Published Anwar Ibrahim - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Forces Shaping Transition in Afghanistan: 2014-2016

If there is any lesson I have learned during the time between Vietnam and the present, it is that we perpetually seek simplicity and good news in wars that are extraordinarily complex, and that we spin the facts into some simple justification of what ... [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

How to lose a war before it begins

How to lose a war before it begins «Hot Air Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, who served under Obama until last year, became the latest high-profile skeptic on Thursday, telling the House Intelligence Committee that a blanket prohibition on ground ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Grim (Albeit Unintentional) Humor from the NYTimes

Apparently having neither listened nor read any commentary on the limitations of air power, a couple of New York Times reporters seem to be shocked - shocked I say - as they report Weeks of U.S. Strikes Fail to Dislodge ISIS in Iraq After six weeks ... [Published EagleSpeak - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wars Are Not Always Optional

Sep. 23, 2014Thomas Sowell : In all my 84 years, I cannot recall a time when most Americans wanted war. That is something we should be proud of. But wars are not always optional. … No one has promoted the dangerous notion that war is optional more than ... [Published The Patriot Post - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

US military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight

As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region's web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad : in the future, US forces may be needed on the front lines.President ... [Published DNA India - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight

WASHINGTON - As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region’s web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad: in the future, U.S. forces may be needed on the ... [Published Today Online - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Heres a New Way for Obama to Talk About Confronting ISIS

The Atlantic Saturday 20th September, 2014U.S. soldiers in Iraq in 2008, using their boots (Reuters ) A president is axiomatically having a bad week when his understanding of warfare is criticized, in public, by the most revered living Marine general. ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Fmr Clinton CIA Chief: 'Big Mistake' to Rule Out Boots on the Ground

James Woolsey, who served as CIA Director during part of the Clinton administration, criticized the Obama administration for ruling out the use of combat troops to fight ISIS because of an obsession with the “narrative” that terrorism is no longer a threat ... [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 12 reports

White House, military divided on use of troops against Islamic State

WASHINGTON — Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Barack Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship.Even as the administration ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 19 2014]

Quotes

...remain our enemy," the former head of the U S military's Central Command, retired General James Mattis, told a congressional hearing last week. "there may be ways that we can work in parallel. but i'd be very cautious and have very modest expectations."
Retired Marine Corps General James Mattis said: "no war is over until the enemy says it's over. we may think it's over, we may declare it over, but in fact, the enemy gets a vote."

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ISIS and the corporate state of war profiteering [Published Digital Journal - Sep 27 2014]
Gen. Lloyd J. Austin: The Soldier Leading the C... [Published Black Enterprise - Sep 27 2014]
Dempsey: Airpower Not Enough, But No US Ground ... [Published Military.com - Sep 26 2014]
Obama's air strikes designed to minimize terror... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 25 2014]
Capitulation to Obama Will Backfire on Congress [Published Executive Intelligence Review - Sep 25 2014]
Who’s paying the pro-war pundits? [Published Anwar Ibrahim - Sep 25 2014]
The Forces Shaping Transition in Afghanistan: 2... [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Sep 24 2014]
Retired Head Of Marine Corps: Obama’s ISIS Stra... [Published One Marine's View - Sep 24 2014]
U.S. reluctant to work with Iran against ISIS [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 23 2014]
How to lose a war before it begins [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 23 2014]
Grim (Albeit Unintentional) Humor from the NYTimes [Published EagleSpeak - Sep 23 2014]
Wars Are Not Always Optional [Published The Patriot Post - Sep 23 2014]
U.S., Iran seek common ground against militants... [Published AlertNet - Sep 23 2014]
Who Wants War? [Published Creators.Com - Sep 22 2014]
New nonprofit seeks to cut off funding for extr... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 22 2014]
Arming 'Moderate' Syrian Rebels Is Questionable [Published The Patriot Post - Sep 22 2014]
Former Head of Marine Corps: Obama's ISIS Strat... [Published Town Hall - Sep 22 2014]
US military struggles to preserve options in Is... [Published DNA India - Sep 22 2014]
U.S. military struggles to preserve options in ... [Published Today Online - Sep 21 2014]
U.S. military struggles to preserve options in ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 21 2014]
Rift widens between Obama, US military over str... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 21 2014]
Ex-Marine General Says Obama’s ISIS Policy Is F... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 21 2014]
“Threat of the Islamic State”: US Generals Chal... [Published Global Research - Sep 21 2014]
Shadow General Could Decide Obama's War [Published Daily Beast - Sep 21 2014]
Tensions Rise About IS Strategy [Published World Jewish Daily - Sep 20 2014]
Heres a New Way for Obama to Talk About Confron... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 20 2014]
Skepticism grows over Obama’s ‘no boots on the ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 20 2014]
Obama's Two Previous Defense Secretaries Are Cr... [Published Business Insider - Sep 20 2014]
ALLARD: The error of relying on air power [Published Washington Times - Sep 20 2014]
Editorial: Obama Battles His Generals On War St... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 20 2014]
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Who’s paying the pro-war pundits? [Published Anwar Ibrahim - Sep 25 2014]
The Nation If you read enough news and watch enough cable television about the threat of the Islamic State, the radical Sunni Muslim militia group better known simply as IS, you will inevitably encounter a parade of retired generals demanding an increased ...
Retired Head Of Marine Corps: Obama’s ISIS Stra... [Published One Marine's View - Sep 24 2014]
This is very interesting to see where not only the current Commandant of the Marine Corps says that Obama is doing it wrong but yet another Commandant of the Marine Corps says that this administration’s plan is not worth the paper it’s printed on. Maybe ...
How to lose a war before it begins [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 23 2014]
How to lose a war before it begins «Hot Air Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, who served under Obama until last year, became the latest high-profile skeptic on Thursday, telling the House Intelligence Committee that a blanket prohibition on ground ...
Grim (Albeit Unintentional) Humor from the NYTimes [Published EagleSpeak - Sep 23 2014]
Apparently having neither listened nor read any commentary on the limitations of air power, a couple of New York Times reporters seem to be shocked - shocked I say - as they report Weeks of U.S. Strikes Fail to Dislodge ISIS in Iraq After six weeks ...
Rift widens between Obama, US military over str... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 21 2014]
Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship . Even as the administration has received ...
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