Iraq

Allan on November 19th, 2018

The Honduran “caravan” has arrived to Tijuana, a Mexico city on the border, across from San Diego. And there have been protests, as many Tijuana residents oppose the presence of the Hondurans, who, they fear, will wind up staying in Tijuana. So what should the United States do?  Why won’t we really secure our border?  […]

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Allan on December 27th, 2014

In 2005, I was deployed to Iraq with the Texas Army National Guard, 36th Infantry Division. Our unit was sent to Iraq two years after the initial invasion. In 2005, the American and coalition troops deployed there were engaged in various aspects of what could be described as occupation duty. Iraq had plenty of violence […]

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Allan on June 19th, 2014

It looks like Iraq is breaking up.   Either Iraq breaks up, or it takes a lot of force to keep it together. I served a tour of duty in Iraq in 2005, with the Texas Army National Guard.  I befriended some Iraqis over there.   How are  they are doing now? The Iraq situation […]

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