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Feb 13, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Doha's office district TEHRAN (FNA) — Iranian Envoy to Kabul Fada Hossein Maleki underlined the US and its allies’ continued failures in the region, and said they have lost their reputation among the regional states. Maleki pointed to the complication of the security situation in the region and the failure of the US policies, and added that ...

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Feb 13, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Feb 13, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard complete a ruck march to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge at Forward Operating Base Gerber, in Kuwait, on Jan. 27, 2012. The Expert Infantryman Badge is awarded to soldiers who hold infantry or special forces military occupational specialties and complete a series of tests. DoD photo by Cpl. Trisha ...

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Feb 12, 2012 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON — As the United States turns increasingly to Special Operations forces to confront developing threats scattered around the world, the nation’s top Special Operations officer, a member of the Navy Seals who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, is seeking new authority to move his forces faster and outside of normal Pentagon ...

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Feb 8, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

The young dead soldiers do not speak. Nevertheless, they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them? They have a silence that speaks for them at night and when the clock counts. They say: We were young. We have died. Remember us. They say: We have done what we could but until it is finished it is not done. They say: ...

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Feb 8, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

These are my combat sons in action. I am proud to be called Momma by this unit!

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Feb 7, 2012 3 Comments ›› The Assassin

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Feb 7, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Feb 7, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

[caption id="attachment_213897" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class James Whitaker, a 33-year-old corpsman with Combined Anti-Armor Team 1, Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and a native of Arlington, Wash., throws a handful of candy into the air for a group of Afghan children during a partnered security patrol with members of ...

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Feb 6, 2012 18 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 6, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 6, 2012 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Feb 5, 2012 3 Comments ›› Angelia

Christmas day 1915: one of the most famous football matches ever took place between English and German troops who had been shooting at each other from the trenches the day before. Both sides came out peacefully into no man's land between the trenches and kicked a football around. One soldier estimated that there may have ...

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Feb 5, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 5, 2012 10 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 4, 2012 4 Comments ›› Angelia

[caption id="attachment_213271" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="I think he's doing it wrong. ;)"][/caption]

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Feb 4, 2012 1,130 Comments ›› Angelia

The Shark Tank: President Obama’s latest policy outrage makes no attempt to hide his contempt for our military, as he is ordering that our troops serving overseas in war zones overseas are not to receive combat pay unless they are being shot at. A Marine who lives in Florida has just posted a note on Facebook ...

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Feb 3, 2012 2 Comments ›› Angelia

FoxNews: An Army officer ordered a court-martial Friday for a low-ranking intelligence analyst charged in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history. Military District of Washington commander Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington referred all charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning to a general court-martial, the Army said in a statement. The referral means Manning will stand trial for ...

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Feb 3, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Feb 2, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

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Feb 2, 2012 1 Comment ›› Angelia

[caption id="attachment_212910" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Marines with the Police Adviser Team, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, pose for a group photo at the site where Marines rescued two members of the Afghan National Civil Order Police in Sangin Tufaan, Helmand province, Afghanistan Jan. 25, 2012. A post on top of the roof ...

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Feb 2, 2012 51 Comments ›› The Assassin

(Reuters) — Fifteen Pakistani soldiers stood blindfolded, handcuffed to each other on a barren hilltop as one of their bearded Taliban captors held an AK-47 rifle and spoke with fury about revenge. He left no doubt what would come at any second. Pakistan’s Taliban abducted the paramilitary troops on December 23 from near the country’s lawless tribal ...

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Feb 1, 2012 6 Comments ›› Angelia

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Feb 1, 2012 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials acknowledged Tuesday that the United States may release several Afghan Taliban prisoners from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as an incentive to bring the Taliban to peace talks. Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper told Congress Tuesday that no decision had been made on whether to trade the ...

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