Our supposed ally Pakistan appears to be taking steps to rid itself of our presence, attacking our supply lines and otherwise treating us as a hostile presence. The Obama response? Solar Panels! I only clipped the lede from the NYT piece at the link, but it only gets worse.
The enemy — or our “allies” — hits our fuel convoys, and our response is more fuel-efficient light bulbs.
Fight a war to win it or bring the boys home. Don’t put our troops in harm’s way so you can test how well CFLs work in combat.
U.S. Military Orders Less Dependence on Fossil Fuels
With insurgents increasingly attacking the American fuel supply convoys that lumber across the Khyber Pass into Afghanistan, the military is pushing aggressively to develop, test and deploy renewable energy to decrease its need to transport fossil fuels.