Category Archives: War and peace

Passed Away

A Somali Muslim stabs to death the devout Catholic MP Sir David Amess in a church… I am so deeply, deeply saddened by the tragic news that Sir David has passed away. He loved being an MP and was a … Continue reading

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Celebrating Fr Emil Kapaun CMH

Hero’s life is a reminder of what wearing a uniform should entail TONIGHT, U.S. CST, thousands will gather in Wichita, Kansas, at the Hartman Arena to celebrate Mass and pray the rosary in thanksgiving for the return to America of … Continue reading

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Can we throw a few of these into our AUKUS trolley?

Very cool: The Navy’s New Refueling Drone Just Provided Gas to an F-35.

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Thank you, Ben Roberts-Smith. Thank you, Diggers

The Taliban were never soldiers. They could morally and legally be shot on sight. The brutal reality of Taliban rule is coming to pass in Afghanistan as civilians are reportedly killed in the street, members of the resistance and former … Continue reading

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They mean the Chinese government, right?

As the government suppresses its people, is China getting ready for war? MONDAY on @Channel9 and @9Now, the investigation every Aussie must see. #UInvestigate — Under Investigation with Liz Hayes (@9Investigation) September 16, 2021

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Y’ello, Submarine

THE enactment in the Queensland Legislative Assembly yesterday of a bill legalising homicide and the morning announcement of a deal enabling Australia to put its first nuclear-powered submarine to sea in about 2040 interface as cultural developments in two ways. … Continue reading

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On George W. Bush and the Iraq War

THE arc of conservatism-to-collaboration these days seems to be as predictable in political, as the transit of Venus is in planetary, science. A major difference in the case of the 43rd President of the United States is that no black … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Perversity, Culpability and Just Deserts

AS nobody ever said, “when we win the war in Afghanistan…” Think about it. At no time in the last 20 years did any ‘leader’ of the defunct Coalition of the Willing – political, military or otherwise – ever speak … Continue reading

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