Monthly Archives : March 2003

The Israeli Connection

The US military is without a doubt the most powerful fighting force in the   world. The forces arrayed in the Kuwaiti desert are stunning by any   standard. Last Thursday night and Friday morning, the Fifth Corps, which   commands all army ground forces in the country staged a rehearsal of the   invasion of Iraq.   The main…

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One minute to zero hour

KUWAITI DESERT – Monday afternoon I ate a hamentaschen on the hood of a humvee in the Kuwaiti   desert, 40 km. south of Iraq with US Army 1st Sergeant Michael Mansfield. I   lit a zippo lighter for a candle and we said the blessings.   We clinked hamentaschen for l'haim. In lieu of the megilla reading, I told his…

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