No-win scenario? Or bad choices in arms sales?

CENTCOM confirmed on Wednesday that a US airstrike hit a factory in Hawija, a city in Iraq’s Kirkuk Province, where ISIS makes giant car bombs (“Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device,” or VBIED) of the type that were used to devastating effect in its capture of Ramadi last month. Per VICE, the Kurdish news service Rudaw is… Continue reading No-win scenario? Or bad choices in arms sales?

So about arming the Syrian rebels…

Here’s one argument against supplying John McCain’s best good friends with advanced weapons, like MANPADS, that could obviously be repurposed against Western targets by an extremist/terrorist group: we can’t keep track of our shit. Specifically, we can’t keep track of the almost 750,000 small arms we’ve sent to Afghanistan since 2004, to the tune of… Continue reading So about arming the Syrian rebels…