Snowed In

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[Chillin’ in the hood…]

Well, not really snowed in the sense of being trapped. But work is closed and the baby is asleep so I finally have a chance to link to some folks who have more time to explain what is happening in the world today than I do…know what I mean?

Airforce Amazons discusses Gita Sahal and the travesty that is Amnesty International

Bob from Brockley on Marxism and Moonbattery

But, I am a Liberal! has a post on the protest by Islamist extremists against the appearence of Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren at the University of California, Irvine.

Contentious Centrist on Manufacturing Basterds

Elder of Ziyon brings up the matter of those who claim, “Israel has the right to defend itself…BUT“. You know the type.

Flesh is Grass provides another post on Gita Shahal

Long War Journal’s Bill Rogio has lots of good news: Mullah Baradar, the deputy commander of the Afghan Taliban is captured; Sheikh Mansoor, a senior al Qaeda leader operating in North Warziristan is killed; and, “Qari Mohammad Zafar, the operational commander of the Fedayeen-i-Islam, is reported to have been killed in a US airstrike in the village of Danda Darpa Khel.”

Mod takes issue with the Scottish Socialist Party Invoking Conspiracy Theories

Poumista provides a nice roundup of some interesting material

Snoop takes a swipe lands a haymaker on the “Intifada girl“.

Colonel Gary Anderson covers the differences between counterinsurgency and anti-terrorism at Small Wars Journal.

Sultan Knish asks “Can We Defeat Terrorists Without Defeating Terrorism“? I think you know his answer…

Michael Weiss considers the New Left Review at Fifty

Check out the podcasts available via the George L. Mosse Program in History at the University of Wisconsin. I  look forward to listening to Lecture 28 on millenarian socialism, French socialism and social-democratic socialism.

ADDED:

Martin on Gita Shahal

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