Tag Archives: Syria

Suddenly, everyone looks like an adult!

(Mike Stopa, candidate for Congress, weighs in on Syria. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) At the risk of losing my reputation for satire and general snarkiness, I have to say that the debate in Washington over punishing the Assad regime in Syria for using chemical weapons against its own people and the granting of authority to President Obama…

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Remembering Beirut, October 23, 1983

  25 Years Later: We Came in Peace By Colonel Timothy J. Geraghty, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)  On Sunday morning, 23 October 1983, I awoke as usual at dawn, dressed, and went below to the 24th Marine Amphibious Unit’s Combat Operations Center to check the overnight communications traffic. I roamed outside my headquarters at Beirut International Airport to view the…

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