Weekly SITREP: George Costanza was Right about China, Guys with Guns Love Chicks with Russian Accents, and Nothing is Solved in Afghanistan Which is Why We Can’t Leave

Folks, Hopefully, you’ve had a better week than SOCOM, which has been getting publicly torched for a series of cover-ups, fuck-ups and character flaws. It’s not just the Marines anymore — all the services need a few good men. Actually, more than a few. Time Magazine has come out with its “Person of the Year:” murdered journalists. It’s not a... Continue Reading →

SITREP for the Week George H. W. Bush Died

Folks, Hope you all had a better week than the newly-minted Most Prolific Serial Killer in US history. George H.W. Bush had a spectacular life. Navy pilot, CIA director, Vice-President, President. Prolific humanitarian. A blue blood, he never needed to do what he did, but, like a true aristocrat, he embraced duty, honor, forgiveness and humility.... Continue Reading →

An Interview with @OskarGie

Oskar Gorzynski is a foreign affairs correspondent with Wirtualna Polska. He is also a contributor at The Daily Beast. He is based out of Warsaw, Poland and he’s more than worth following on Twitter @Oskargie. We had a great 45-minute talk that was all set to be a dynamite podcast, but I fucked up the audio. So... Continue Reading →

The Post-Tryptophan SITREP

Folks, Hope everyone had a better Thanksgiving than the British girls who wanted to spend the holidays helping out at a school in Zanzibar. Don’t mean to make that sound funny — it’s a good reminder that limited access to firearms can increase the brutality of the weapon. OK, on to the links: Top story of the week is... Continue Reading →

The Thanksgiving Week SITREP

Folks, OK, the top story of the week — are the Russians really about to take over Interpol? Crazy if true… And it’s not like Russia isn’t already hyperactive in Europe. There are some who wonder if WWIII will start in Ukraine. And we’re pretty sure Russia hasn’t stopped using CBRN weapons. In anticipation of heightened warfare, Russia is already... Continue Reading →

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