Official lies and deception will eventually reveal themselves with unnecessary loss of lives on the battlefield.
The solution is actual victory in the wider war against Islamofascism. The solution is to bomb Iran–and not just its nuclear facilities–and to crush all the states that sponsor terrorism.
The Marines have earned a reputation for standing firm, even when attacked on all sides. Apparently, this legacy no longer applies when the weapon used against them is a talking Jesus doll.
I therefore counsel the occupying forces quickly to leave Iraqi cities and then, when feasible, to leave Iraq as a whole
Terrorism, in other words, is just one dimension of a war that has many fronts and takes many forms.
Islamists who despise America have penetrated U.S. prisons, law enforcement, and armed forces.
To the pacifist, attacker and victim are moral equals.
Part of the reason U.S. military leaders give away too much is naiveté, not disloyalty. Part of the explanation for such actions is this romantic sense of wanting to give China something in the hopes of developing a friendship. People do really dumb things.