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Sep 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(WASHINGTON TIMES) Iran’s extremist militias and their proxies were behind a recent string of terror attacks against Israeli diplomatic targets around the globe and might seek to strike the United States, U.S. counterterrorism officials said Wednesday. “We have seen an uptick in operational activity by the Quds Force over the last year or so,” National ...

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Sep 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AP) — Female soldiers from Fort Campbell deploying to Afghanistan will field test the first Army body armor that is shorter and better tailored specifically to fit women’s physiques. Members of a female engagement team from the 101st Airborne Division, who will be directly interacting with Afghan women during the coming deployment, have been equipped ...

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Sep 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(CNS NEWS) – Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) on Thursday chided Pamela Mitchell, acting director of the Federal Voting Assistance Program, for not completing the goal of the MOVE Act of 2009 – to open a voter assistance office on every military installation, except in a war zone. Mitchell testified alongside Ambassador Kenneth Moorefield, the Defense ...

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Sep 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AP) — The Israeli military on Wednesday conducted its largest snap drill in years as tensions with Iran over its nuclear program rise and civil war in neighboring Syria rages. Military chief Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz ordered the exercise to test the competence and preparedness of several units in the armed forces, a military statement ...

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Sep 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Independent: American diplomats were warned of possible violent unrest in Benghazi three days before the killings of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three members of his team, Libyan security officials say. The claim came as the country's interim President, Mohammed el-Megarif, said his government had information that the attack on the US consulate ...

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Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(CBS NEWS) The strategy for getting U.S. forces out of Afghanistan depends on training Afghan soldiers and police to protect the country themselves, but on Monday the U.S. military suspended most joint field operations with Afghan forces because so many Americans are being killed by the men they are training. Afghan government troops -- our ...

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Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(THE DAILY CALLER) The Democratic Party’s national convention in Charlotte, N.C., may have doubled down on insulting the U.S. military community. The Democratic National Committee has already apologized for using a photo of four Soviet-era Russian warships in a giant stage backdrop intended to illustrate the party’s support for military personnel and veterans. That huge image, visible ...

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Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(MYFOXDC) Two southeast companies that make U.S. military uniforms are shedding hundreds of jobs, as the government looks to federal inmates for the fatigues. American Power Source makes military clothing in Fayette, Ala., but its government contract expires in October. Federal Prison Industries – which also operates under the name UNICOR will snag the work, and ...

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Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(WASHINGTON TIMES) The Obama administration has gone to extraordinary lengths to publicize details of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, even as it threatens to file criminal charges against a former Navy SEAL because he provided the same type of mission rundown in his recently published book. An examination by The Washington Times shows ...

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Sep 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(FT) Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, said on Sunday that Iran was only six or seven months away from having most of the fuel it needed to build a nuclear weapon, as he took his appeal for the US to take a tougher line against Iran directly to the American public. Appearing on two ...

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Sep 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(THE BLAZE) Four American troops were killed in southern Afghanistan early Sunday after a man dressed as an Afghan police officer turned his gun on them at a remote checkpoint, officials said. The Americans were part of the NATO-led alliance working to train local Afghan forces, the Associated Press reported. It was the third such “insider” ...

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Sep 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Battleships, aircraft carriers, minesweepers and submarines from 25 nations are converging on the strategically important Strait of Hormuz in an unprecedented show of force as Israel and Iran move towards the brink of war. Western leaders are convinced that Iran will retaliate to any attack by attempting to mine or blockade the ...

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(REUTERS) - Sudan has rejected a U.S. request to send a platoon of Marines to bolster security at the U.S. embassy outside Khartoum, the state news agency SUNA said on Saturday. On Friday, around 5,000 people protested against a film that insults the Prophet Mohammad, storming the German embassy before breaking into the U.S. mission. They ...

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Once again, why wasn't Obama and Hillary up to speed on intel that al Qaeda was planning this revenge? We have people on the ground talking to everybody important in Libya, yet we had no idea that a massive, organized attack against our embassy was planned. Something smells rotten in Denmark. Excerpted from The Nation: ...

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The BBC: The Taliban have told the BBC that they carried out an attack on Nato's Camp Bastion in Afghanistan in revenge for a film mocking Islam. At least two US marines died when militants attacked the perimeter of the huge base in Helmand province. Aircraft and buildings were damaged and Nato says a clearance ...

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Fox News: A U.S. official says an elite Marine rapid response team is headed to Sudan in the wake of violence and protests against the embassy in Khartoum. The deployment comes as Sudanese police opened fire on protesters trying to climb the walls of the U.S. Embassy. The Marine unit, known as a fleet ...

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