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  • One would think, in the case of Afghanistan, the U.S. would be well aware of its enemy's proficiency at guerrilla warfare, considering the CIA helped to inveigle the Soviets into invading Afghanistan, which President Jimmy Carter's National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski saw as an opportunity for "giving the USSR its Vietnam War."

    Michael Hughes: Obama's Vietnam

  • The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle can travel at 25 knots or about 29 mph, three times the speed of the current landing craft, and allow it to come ashore across a 200-mile stretch of coast, letting Marines find gaps in an enemy's defenses, said Col. Keith Moore, the program manager for the vehicle.

    Marines forge ahead with new landing craft

  • Now and again he caught the black speck clearing the hills of ice and sinking into the intervening hollows; but he dared not permit himself more than the most cursory glances for fear of rousing his enemy's suspicion.

    THE MAN WITH THE GASH

  • Known as the Wykehamist fallacy, this involves mandarins reading the enemy's intentions "as if they'd been educated at Winchester, you know, and they haven't been – they're a bunch of thugs".

    Adieu Jack Warner, but beware the next generation of Fifa supervillains | Marina Hyde

  • No. But from what was written to me when I was on the enemy's list, I would be willing to bet it's not Jean tashby

    Irresponsible Post Locking

  • It reminds me of Marlon Brando in Apocolypse Now recounting the enemy's statagy that sent him over the edge.

    Mexico turns to navy to bolster flagging drug war

  • But until we have established guilt or innocence, we cannot just torture everyone and see which one of them coughs up the enemy's secrets then let the others go with an apology.

    Rubio: Miranda rights could hamper terror investigations

  • "The psychological war is also very important, and the attacks we carry out impact the enemy's mental state," said Mr. Barakatullah.

    Taliban Evoke a Vietnam Flashback

  • After firing a brief opening burst at 150 to 200 yards, just to get on the enemy's nerves, the Poles would close almost to point-blank range.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • He who lives for fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life.

    A True Scientist

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