“Fighting for Freedom! A varied perspective on this for all on each side of the political divide. Attention is required to ensure we have an #exit_strategy from #Iraq / #Syria in the war against #ISIS / #Daesh Success against an organisation that can only be described as an abomination should not be measured by the number of #bodybags filled. Here is a strategy (that isn't a strategy) full of the same spin around since the 60's; http://huff.to/1NelYH6 We went to Iraq and Afghanistan without one. Large tranches of "freedom fought" land is now back under control of the evil caliphate. Originating during the #Vietnam_War this song retains currency and validity in the often futile belief that we can defeat an ideological enemy with munitions. [My choice is inspired by @USMC_SemperFi dissertation on an engagement in which Raymond was involved as a young Marine choppered in to set up a perimeter somewhere in the Ghan during a sandstorm. "Packing it" by all accounts, and that is normal.]”

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Fighting for Freedom! A varied perspective on this for all on each side of the political divide. Attention is required to ensure we have an #exit_strategy from #Iraq / #Syria in the war against #ISIS / #Daesh Success against an organisation that can only be described as an abomination should not be measured by the number of #bodybags filled. Here is a strategy (that isn't a strategy) full of the same spin around since the 60's; http://huff.to/1NelYH6 We went to Iraq and Afghanistan without one. Large tranches of "freedom fought" land is now back under control of the evil caliphate. Originating during the #Vietnam_War this song retains currency and validity in the often futile belief that we can defeat an ideological enemy with munitions. [My choice is inspired by @USMC_SemperFi dissertation on an engagement in which Raymond was involved as a young Marine choppered in to set up a perimeter somewhere in the Ghan during a sandstorm. "Packing it" by all accounts, and that is normal.]   12

itskerryc 1 Sep 2015

What is it good for? Absolutely nothin'!   2

djmqt 15 Mar 2015

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TBBYNH 11 Nov 2013

[Fighting for Freedom! A varied perspective on this for all on each side of the political divide. Attention is required to ensure we have an #exit_strategy from #Iraq / #Syria in the war against #ISIS / #Daesh Success against an organisation that can only be described as an abomination should not be measured by the number of #bodybags filled. Here is a strategy (that isn't a strategy) full of the same spin around since the 60's; http://huff.to/1NelYH6 We went to Iraq and Afghanistan without one. Large tranches of "freedom fought" land is now back under control of the evil caliphate. Originating during the #Vietnam_War this song retains currency and validity in the often futile belief that we can defeat an ideological enemy with munitions. [My choice is inspired by @USMC_SemperFi dissertation on an engagement in which Raymond was involved as a young Marine choppered in to set up a perimeter somewhere in the Ghan during a sandstorm. "Packing it" by all accounts, and that is normal.]   2

jscharfen0 3 Sep 2015

What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.

arshibarsh 9 Dec 2011

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Professor 21 Nov 2012