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Apr 9, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

JERUSALEM — In an unusually pointed rebuke of its ally, the United States, Israel said on Wednesday that it was “deeply disappointed” by Secretary of State John Kerry’s remarks a day earlier that appeared to lay primary blame on Israel for the crisis in the American-brokered Middle East peace talks. The Israeli-Palestinian dispute that has brought ...

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Apr 8, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

US Secretary of State John Kerry testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 (photo credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP) Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that both Israelis and Palestinians were responsible for the current crisis in peace talks, but appeared to allocate the lion’s share ...

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Apr 1, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Independent: Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which define atheists as terrorists, according to a report from Human Rights Watch. In a string of royal decrees and an overarching new piece of legislation to deal with terrorism generally, the Saudi King Abdullah has clamped down on all forms of political ...

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Mar 24, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Allen B West: Thanks to movies like “Lone Survivor” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” America has a greater and fuller appreciation of our elite warriors of US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). We know they are lethal shadow warriors who carry out dangerous and deadly missions. But that may be changing. According to a report from the ...

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Mar 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A watchdog is raising concerns that some of the money the U.S. is spending to pay the salaries of police officers in Afghanistan may be going to non-existent “ghost workers.” John F. Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan Reconstruction, wrote in a letter last month to U.S. military officials in ...

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Mar 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Haaretz: The United States expects a public apology and no less from Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, who had pledged to clarify statements he had made earlier this week criticizing American foreign policy, a senior U.S. official told Haaretz Wednesday. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, expressing ...

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Mar 18, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Israel's Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon speaks during a swearing-in ceremony, at the Knesset, Israeli Parliament, in Jerusalem March 18, 2013.Credit: Reuters/Baz Ratner (Reuters) - Israel's defense minister has accused the United States of projecting weakness internationally and said Israel could not rely on its main ally to take the lead in confronting Iran over its ...

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Mar 16, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

HAIFA, Israel – A frightening wave of rocket attacks raining down on Israel from terrorists in Gaza has not only broken a yearlong period of relative quiet on the border, it has put Hamas at odds with both Israel and an even more militant terror group within the territory. The 70 indiscriminate Qassam and Grad ...

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Mar 10, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Israel National News: Israel is displaying the weapons cache from the Iranian shipment to Gaza on Monday, in a bid to show the international community the 'true face' behind the Islamic Republic. The IDF spokesperson's office announced Sunday that the Klos C ship, which docked in Eilat over the weekend, has been unloaded ...

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Mar 10, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Times Of Israel: Israel’s demand to be recognized as a Jewish state by the Palestinian Authority may be a secondary issue in the eyes of the Obama administration, a Palestinian daily claimed Saturday. But the “quotation” it cited to back up this claim could not be independently confirmed. The Jerusalem-based Al-Quds claimed that State ...

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Mar 10, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - The United States recently sent a small number of special forces soldiers to Jordan to train with counterparts from Iraq and Jordan, a new step in the Obama administration's effort to help Baghdad stamp out a resurgent al Qaeda threat, a U.S. defense official said on Friday. The U.S. contingent was dispatched to take ...

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Mar 9, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan vice president Field Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban, died Sunday. He was 57. Fahim was an ethnic Tajik who was an ally of Ahmad Shah Massoud, the charismatic Northern Alliance commander who was killed in an al-Qaida suicide bombing two days before ...

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Mar 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Elder Of Ziyon: To the professional Israel-haters, obviously no country is as evil as Israel. And the worst group of Israelis are Israeli soldiers and security officers, who we are told routinely torture and kill Arabs for fun. And the worst group of Israeli security officers are those in Hebron, where they ruthlessly and maliciously ...

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Mar 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

A rocket is seen on a ship seized by the Israeli navy in the Red Sea in this handout picture released by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) March 5, 2014. #Iran managed and coordinated a weapons shipment to #Gaza terrorists. The #IDF stopped them #IranFail— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) March 5, 2014 JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Israeli navy ...

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Mar 2, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Related: Obama Warns: I Won’t Defend Israel If Peace Talks Fail Excerpted from Big Peace: Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post columnist and author of the forthcoming The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East, reacted swiftly Sunday evening to President Barack Obama's suggestion that he would warn Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...

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Mar 2, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Times Of Israel: Israel can expect to face international isolation and possible sanctions from countries and companies across the world if Benjamin Netanyahu fails to endorse a framework agreement with the Palestinians, US President Barack Obama cautioned on Sunday ahead of a meeting with the Israeli prime minister. In an interview with Bloomberg, Obama ...

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Feb 25, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Free Beacon: Multiple companies currently exploring new business ventures in Iran are also cashing in on highly lucrative contracts with the U.S. Defense Department, raising questions about whether their dealings with Iran could run afoul of U.S. law. At least 13 major international companies have said in recent weeks that they aim to reenter ...

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Feb 24, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million, according to documents seen by Reuters - a move that would break a U.N. embargo on weapons sales by Tehran. The agreement was reached at the end of November, the documents showed, just weeks after Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ...

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Feb 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Paktika Province, Afghanistan – After spotting Taliban forces on a distant ridge line, U.S. Army mortar teams engage with 60mm mortars. A simultaneous airstrike is called in which accidentally drops a 500 pound bomb on a U.S. Army infantry outpost, mistaking the position for Taliban fighters. Luckily there were no friendly casualties in this incident. ...

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Feb 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fortuna's Corner: By Peter Vincent Pry For several years now, myself and others have been warning that Iran probably already has the bomb. Contrary to Obama Administration promises that they will know when Iran crosses “the red line” to build the bomb, we have warned that such claims are false. U.S. intelligence is not good ...

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Feb 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a meeting with Palestinian Parliament Speaker Salim Zanoun on Wednesday, renewed support of the Iranian government and nation for the oppressed people of Palestine, and called for the liberation of the Holy Quds (Jerusalem) from the yoke of Israel. During the meeting which was held on the sidelines of ...

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Feb 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BizPac Review: Near has-been newsman Geraldo Rivera is catching a blast of Twitter outrage for suggesting it’s time to move on from the Benghazi terror attack of 2012. The man best known these days as a selfie-star used a report released Tuesday by congressional investigators that found no “stand down” order that forbade ...

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Feb 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

An Army carry team, carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Spc. John A. Pelham of Portland, Ore., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. The Department of Defense announced the death of Pelham who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) FORT BRAGG, ...

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Feb 14, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

TEL AVIV — After reportedly dispatching warships to the Atlantic Ocean, Iran has now offered Russia a proposal to carry out joint naval exercises in May, according to informed Middle Eastern security officials. The officials told KleinOnline that Moscow is considering the proposal but that there was no immediate decision from Russia. The officials said the proposal ...

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Feb 13, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Gateway Pundit: The Iranian regime held rallies yesterday to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution. Thousands marched in Tehran and in several Iranian cities. They stomped on US and Israeli flags. (Mehr News)

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