Saturday, December 05, 2015

Savage Wars of Peace

The peace dividend is coming around to bite us in the ass, especially with the Obama Administration's fondness for taking up the White Man's Burden in the various "Arab Spring" messes that have created a vast failed state stretching from the Pillars of Hercules to the Hindu Kush.

The latest great news? Right about the time that we're at loggerheads with Putin's Russia, the Air Force would like to point out that the long air campaign against ISIS has critically depleted our air-droppable ordnance:
The official told CNN that the Air Force has requested additional funding for Hellfire missiles and is developing plans to ramp up weapons production to replenish its stocks more quickly. But replenishing that stock can take "up to four years from time of expenditure to asset resupply," the official said.