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October 3, 2013  

Sequester forever? | Lessons from Mogadishu | USAF readiness

The GOP fight to delay Obamacare has sapped efforts to eliminate sequester cuts. (The Hill)

On the 20th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, Benjamin Runkle draws up a list of lessons from the fight that gave us “Black Hawk Down.” (War on the Rocks)

Brian Everstine takes stock of service readiness. (Air Force Times)

Warlord’s Quote of the Day

“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” President John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address

Contributed by Army Command Sergeant Major (ret.) Mitch Conway, who served with Iraq’s National Counter Terrorist Force-Transition Team and with Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines. From a list compiled by the Warlord Loop, a private email forum for national security experts.

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