Category: Military

Afghanistan: We Never Learn

By Matt Taibbi As the Taliban waltzes into Kabul, the look of surprise on the faces of top officials should frighten us most of all. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, when asked months ago about the possibility that there might be a “significant deterioration” of the security picture […]

‘Outraged’ Fox News host Laura Ingraham wants to defund the Pentagon over Gen. Milley’s race studies defense

By all means, defund the Pentagon. By Peter Weber, The Week Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, defended the U.S. Military Academy’s curriculum from criticism by Republicans at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday. Milley specifically waved off complaints about an elective class at West Point that teaches critical […]

Political Purge Of The Armed Forces

By Rod Dreher, The American Conservative Well, well, well: The Pentagon official tasked with leading efforts to crack down on extremist views among military servicemembers once asserted that backers of former President Donald Trump were also supporters of racism, misogyny and extremism. The official, Bishop Garrison, is a […]