New Islamic State video taunts Obama, U.S. troops
The Islamic State is taunting President Obama via video.The militant group released a brief video late Tuesday suggesting that jihadists would kill American ground troops should they be deployed against them.
SMALL WARS CONTINUE TO DRAIN AMERICA OF ITS POWER
WASHINGTON -- This week has the real possibility of going down as the strangest week in American military history. It opened with President Obama going right up ... to ... the ... edge of sending soldiers to Iraq, but more important were two other events that intellectually doomed any happy talk from the military. -- First was a most astonishing and brilliant documentary, "American War Generals ...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is distinguishing the military campaign against Islamic State militants from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He says the new fight must avoid what he calls mistakes of the past.
Anti-Taxi Campaign Shows Uber Can’t Afford to Play Nice
Famously pugnacious Uber CEO Travis Kalanick almost sounded contrite during an onstage interview at Techcrunch‘s Disrupt conference earlier this week. At one point, Michael Arrington, the founder of Techcrunch, asked Kalanick how he felt about being compared to Darth Vader. “I’m a Star Wars fan,” Kalanick replied, “but that’s a little intense.” He went on […] The post Anti-Taxi Campaign Shows ...
Obama mixes Star Wars and Star Trek metaphors
President Barack Obama says he does not have the power to somehow do a Jedi mind-meld with Republicans and Democrats and convince them to do what's right. Reuters Washington: President Barack Obama mixed Star Wars and Star Trek metaphors as he explained ...