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  • Gen. Keane 'confident' US diplomats won't back third Trump-Kim summit..

    07/01/2019 11:10:58 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 75 replies
    fox ^ | 07/01/2019 | Anna Hopkins
    Following President Trump's controversial meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Fox News senior strategist analyst Gen. Jack Keane argued it's imperative that the government see real evidence of denuclearization from the country before negotiating further.
  • Judicial Watch Uncovers More Classified Emails in Hillary Clinton’s Unsecure Email System

    03/21/2019 2:30:08 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 71 replies ^ | MARCH 21, 2019 | Staff
    (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today announced it received 756 pages of newly uncovered emails that were among the materials former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tried to delete or destroy, several of which were classified and were transmitted over her unsecure, non-“” email system. Hillary Clinton repeatedly stated that the 55,000 pages of documents she turned over to the State Department in December 2014 included all of her work-related emails. In response to a court order in another Judicial Watch case, she declared under penalty of perjury in 2015 that she had “directed that all my emails on
  • Trump's frontrunners for Pentagon job likely to share Mattis' views on Syria, Afghanistan

    12/21/2018 4:50:01 AM PST · by familyop · 163 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 21, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    ...Gen. Jack Keane and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., are considered the frontrunners to replace Mattis...For Trump to nominate Keane, however, he would have to swallow Keane’s hawkish stance...and his recent criticism of the move to pull out of Syria, which the retired general called a “huge strategic mistake." “Clearly, we're repeating the Obama mistake of premature withdrawal, which got us ISIS,” Keane said on Fox News’ “America's Newsroom” on Thursday. “In my judgment, we need to stick to it and finish the job,” Keane added, noting that the withdrawal of American troops will give “a victory of strategic proportions” to...
  • Gen. Jack Keane reacts to US airstrikes in Syria (FOXNEWS VIDEO)

    04/06/2017 11:13:20 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 51 replies ^ | 4/6/2017 | FOXNEWS
  • A plan to save Iraq from ISIS and Iran

    08/12/2014 11:48:56 PM PDT · by Jack Black · 9 replies
    American Enterprise Institute (byline WSJ) ^ | June 17, 2014 | Jack Keane, Danielle Pletka
    The Middle East is in a downward spiral. More than 160,000 have died in Syria's civil war, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, aka ISIS, has captured key Iraqi cities and is marching on Baghdad, and the security investments made by the U.S. over the past decade—like them or not—are being frittered away. It is still possible to reverse the recent gains of ISIS, an outgrowth of what was once al Qaeda in Iraq. The group's fighters number only in the thousands, and while well-armed, they lack the accoutrements of a serious military. But only the United States can...
  • US general says Syria action could be 'more substantial than thought'

    09/03/2013 2:36:56 AM PDT · by markomalley · 78 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 9/3/2013
    General Jack Keane, a former vice chief of staff of the US Army, told BBC Radio 4 that he had spoken to senior Republican senators who had been briefed by the US president on Monday, and had been assured that Mr Obama planned to do significant damage to the forces of Bashar al-Assad. The Obama administration has previously said that military strikes would not be aimed at toppling Assad's government nor altering the balance of the conflict. Instead, the White House has suggested, they would be intended to punish Assad for the alleged gas attack in Damascus on Aug 21...
  • Fox News Fossil John Bolton: President Wages War While Congress Just Declares War

    09/01/2013 11:31:51 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 53 replies
    9/1/2013 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    I was watching Fox News last night, and John Bolton (R-GOP-e) was asked to give a reply to a previously recorded clip from Rand Paul, and Bolton seemed to be acting as if the president (Obama) is the one who gets to wage war, while Congress just gets to merely declare and/or authorize it. As if the president (be it Nixon, GHWB, or Clinton) sits on the throne and Congress' job is to merely place the crown on their heads and the scepter in their hands. Once again, it seems as if another Republican goes to bat for Obama (like...
  • General Claims Obama Knew About bin Laden Hideout Since 2010

    05/06/2012 8:38:28 AM PDT · by ibytoohi · 22 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 5/5/2010 | Fox News
    Did Obama really order the Bin Laden mission?
  • Why the Surge Worked (excellent read Gen Keane (ret) interview)

    09/20/2008 6:47:03 AM PDT · by milwguy · 3 replies · 221+ views
    wsj ^ | 9/20/2008 | MATTHEW KAMINSKI
    Gen. Keane wants to make sure people understand why the surge worked. "I have a theory" about the unexpectedly fast turnaround, he says. "Whether they be Sunni, Shia or Kurd, anyone who was being touched by that war after four years was fed up with it. And I think once a solution was being provided, once they saw the Americans were truly willing to take risks and die to protect their women and children and their way of life, they decided one, to protect the Americans, and two, to turn in the enemies that were around them who were intimidating...
  • A Deadly Pride--Donald Rumsfeld's pride went before his fall--and thousands of needless deaths

    06/21/2007 5:51:47 AM PDT · by meandog · 68 replies · 1,272+ views
    Donald Rumsfeld's pride went before his fall--and thousands of needless deaths DONALD RUMSFELD gives Robert McNamara, chief architect of Lyndon Johnson's Vietnam war policy, a good run for his money as worst U.S. defense secretary of modern times. Rumsfeld's competitiveness in this race is freshly illustrated in "Endgame," the newest episode of public television's unrivaled "Frontline" series. The Middle East birthed the world's great monotheistic religions--Judaism, Christianity, Islam. During the past 6 years Washington has produced lesser Gods of One, who believe that the world is as they say it is, or will be as soon as their divine breath...
  • ‘Muddy boots Soldier’ steps down

    10/07/2003 6:30:43 AM PDT · by SLB · 11 replies · 233+ views
    Army News Service | 3 Oct 03 | Dennis Ryan
    FORT MYER, Va. (Army News Service, Oct. 3, 2003) -- Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, Army chief of staff, described his vice chief as a "muddy boots Soldier" and "a Soldier's Soldier who led from the front" at Fort Myer's Summerall Field Oct. 2. The occasion was a full honor review for the retirement of Gen. John M. "Jack" Keane before a large audience of family, friends, senior officers and congressional dignitaries. The New Yorker joined the Army during the height of the Vietnam War, after graduating from Fordham. Keane found himself leading a rifle platoon of 101st Airborne Division in...