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How good is the US military?

Posted March 18th, 2018 at 11:58 AM by Guaporense
Updated March 19th, 2018 at 11:07 AM by Guaporense

How good? To measure how good an armed forces is is to measure how effective it is in utilizing the resources at it's disposal. By that metric the US armed forces are among the worst military forces in history.

Why? Let's look at the evidence of US performance in conflicts over the past 70 years. Since 1950 the US military was involved mainly in the wars of Vietnam, Korea and Iraq. In all these wars the US military fought enemies that were vastly inferior in both numbers, logistical...
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The Irrelevance of Discourse: Liam Lynch and the Tightening of the Civil War, 1922-3

Posted March 16th, 2018 at 12:11 PM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

Article on Liam Lynch and his management of the Irish Civil War as it dragged on.

The Irrelevance of Discourse: Liam Lynch and the Tightening of the Civil War, 1922-3 (Part VI)

A week after the start of the fighting in Dublin, many assumed that the war was as good as over. The Free State had triumphed, ran the conventional wisdom, thanks to the might and valour of its National Army. For those anti-Treaty guerillas who still held out, the Irish Times had nothing but scorn:...
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How Great Britain and the USA lost the victory in World War II.

Posted March 15th, 2018 at 05:01 AM by General Winter

These days, when a shocking number of people on this planet possess only the most primitive grasp of the history of World War II and devoutly believe that in that great confrontation, the US and Great Britain defeated some kind of general “totalitarianism,” many are alarmed by any hint of a discussion of the decisive role played by the USSR in vanquishing the Nazis. But now I'm actually going to demonstrate how Great Britain and the USA not only failed to win the war, it actually flat out lost it....
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Cara Memutihkan Wajah

Posted March 12th, 2018 at 07:28 AM by keyko

Setiap wanita ingin terlihat sempurna, kulit putih, mulus, halus, kulit cerah bercahaya, bersih dan indah yang merupakan salah satu unsur utama dari kecantikan seseorang. Kulit wajah dan tubuh yang sehat tentu adalah salah satu faktor pendorong kecantikan seorang wanita. Anda tidak akan mau jika hanya cantik namun memiliki kulit yang tidak bersih, gelap dan kusam.
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The Greco-Chinese Origins of Inuyasha’s Fire Rat Robe

Posted March 10th, 2018 at 10:19 PM by ghostexorcist
Updated March 13th, 2018 at 03:44 AM by ghostexorcist

The Greco-Chinese Origins of Inuyasha’s Fire Rat Robe

By Jim R. McClanahan

The manga-anime Inuyasha (犬夜叉, Dog Yaksha) follows the exploits of the titular character, a half-human-half-dog demon, in his quest to collect the shards of a magic jewel that will enable him to become a full-fledged demon. His father, Inu no Taishō (犬の大将, Dog General), a powerful demon lord and cardinal protector of Japan’s western regions, bequeathed to him two pieces...
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