Tag: Jim Molan

The Iraq war, Fallujah and Jim Molan – Pearls and Irritations

November 2004; Soliders with the Iraqi Special Forces attached with the Marines with 2nd Squad, 3rd Platoon, L Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, A city street in Fallujah heavily damaged by the fighting, November 2004

The late Jim Molan will be remembered for many things. Few will remember him for the widespread violence by Coalition troops under Molan’s command during the brutal assault on Fallujah and other Sunni cities during the illegal occupation of Iraq in late 2004.

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‘I’m not relying on evidence’ for climate change: Jim Molan angers audience in new-look Q&A | Australia news | The Guardian

Jim Molan on the ABC’s Q&A program on Monday night.

Liberal senator Jim Molan for his comments that he was “not relying on evidence” to form an opinion about climate change.

via ‘I’m not relying on evidence’ for climate change: Jim Molan angers audience in new-look Q&A | Australia news | The Guardian

Jim Molan, Address The Allegations About Your Time In Iraq – New Matilda

 

The implicit assumption was that the very serious allegations could not be true because the accused had belonged to the ADF. This is as logical as stating that another of our hallowed institutions, the church, could never give rise to people who abuse positions of power.

via Jim Molan, Address The Allegations About Your Time In Iraq – New Matilda

In maiden speech, Jim Molan warns of China war risk, calls for Defence boost

Jim Molan in the Senate chamber in Canberra.

Should The Butcher Of Fallujah be regarded as our expert on Defense?

Australia needs to increase its military self-reliance so that it can approach China from “a position of strength” and prepare for the possibility that the rising power could go to war with the United States, new Liberal senator Jim Molan has said.

The retired army major-general used his maiden speech to the Senate on Wednesday to stake out his position as a defence hawk, calling for long-term investment in military readiness and linked his call specifically to China’s challenge to a US that is in “relative decline” in defence terms.

via In maiden speech, Jim Molan warns of China war risk, calls for Defence boost