Skip to comments.Operation Urgent Fury(Grenada)
Posted on 10/25/2019 12:38:43 PM PDT by US Navy Vet
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The Grenada invasion was the turning point of the Cold War. For the first time since 1945 the West took one of the Bloc’s pieces off the board. In less than a decade, the Soviet Union was no more.
From Ann Coulter:
“...After Watergate, the off-the-charts left-wing Congress gleefully set about dismantling this nation’s intelligence operations on the theory that Watergate never would have happened if only there had been no CIA.
Ron Dellums, a typical Democrat of the time, who — amazingly — was a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, famously declared in 1975: “We should totally dismantle every intelligence agency in this country piece by piece, brick by brick, nail by nail.”
And so they did.
So now, our “spies” are prohibited from spying. The only job of a CIA officer these days is to read foreign newspapers and leak classified information to The New York Times. It’s like a secret society of newspaper readers. The reason no one at the CIA saw 9/11 coming was that there wasn’t anything about it in the Islamabad Post....”
At the time Fusion GPS was lobbying against the Magnitsky Act on behalf of Russia.
And as it happens, old Congressman Dellums died last year, so he can never be called as a witness.
I always wondered whether our speedy success in GWI was in part the result of lessons learned from Grenada.
And I remember clearly how outraged I was that we sent our wounded to Germany rather than Israel. I loved Reagan, but just damn that Baker was an Arabist creep.
Some SEALs using bad nav equipment, made worse by using to close to submarine were lost and not found.
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