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Aug 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Tracer rounds ricochet off of a tank as security police fire a mounted .50-caliber machine gun. Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: American military personnel use the pyrotechnic glare of tracer rounds to see exactly where they’re firing and adjust when necessary. Unfortunately, that glare also gives away a soldier’s position. Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey are ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: A recent YouTube video posted by the Shebab News Agency shows an intimate view of the underground tunnels Hamas militants are using to ambush Israeli forces inside Israel as part of the group’s military campaign in the Gaza Strip. Business Insider reports at least 160 child deaths occurred in the construction of ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Israel and Hamas agreed Thursday to an unconditional, 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza conflict, set to begin Friday, the United States and United Nations said. The cease-fire was scheduled to commence at 8 am local time on Friday, and is expected to last for a period of 72 hours unless it's ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

The Micro Tactical Ground Robot, built by Roboteam, is the latest tool to be fielded by Israel Defense Force units targeting Gaza's elaborate and often explosives-rigged network of tunnels. (Roboteam) TEL AVIV — Israel debuted a locally developed micro robot in its ongoing onslaught against the labyrinth of tunnels and concealed shafts supporting subterranean arms depots, ...

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Jul 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: “The Big Bang Theory” star Mayim Bialik explained Wednesday why she is helping send bulletproof vests to the Israel Defense Forces. The Jewish actress and outspoken supporter of Israel wrote a brief blog post Wednesday afternoon, titled “Why I Donated Money to Send Bulletproof Vests to the IDF.” “1. I need to feel ...

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Jul 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE TIMES OF ISRAEL: Three IDF soldiers were killed on Wednesday in Gaza in an explosion at a booby-trapped UNRWA health clinic that housed the opening of a tunnel, the IDF’s Gaza Division commander, Brig. Gen. Micky Edelstein, said. The clinic had apparently been abandoned by its UN personnel. UNRWA did not immediately respond ...

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Jul 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Jul 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(Reuters) - Freed U.S. prisoner-of-war Bowe Bergdahl is expected to submit to questioning next week by the U.S. Army general probing the circumstances that led to the his 2009 capture by the Taliban, Bergdahl's attorney said on Tuesday. Bergdahl, an Army sergeant, was introduced to the investigating officer, Major General Kenneth R. Dahl, and is expected ...

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Jul 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: The Department of Defense and U.S. Army will review the plagiarism charges Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) is facing over a 14-page Army War College paper he submitted in 2007, a spokeswoman for the college tells the Los Angeles Times. "We have an obligation to send that package [with the relevant academic review ...

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Jul 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: The House Armed Services Committee marked up a bipartisan resolution Tuesday condemning President Barak Obama for negotiating with terrorist groups in the detainee exchange for Army Sgt. First Class Bowe Bergdahl. Congressional members from both parties have publicly criticized the administration for not notifying them 30-days prior to the exchange, as ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated by ambulance from the area near the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, on July 28, 2014. (photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: A squad of Hamas terrorists emerged from a tunnel inside Israel Monday evening and killed five soldiers, but failed to carry out an abduction. The ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Ammar al-Hakim, right, the leader of the Supreme Islamic Council of Iraq, take part in the Eid al-Fitr prayer in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The Eid al-Fitr holiday marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) Excerpted from TODD STARNES: Do not eat or drink in front of Muslims, ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. The federal jury in St. Paul found Tuesday that the 2012 best-selling book libeled Ventura in describing a bar fight in California in 2006. Kyle wrote that he ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

WASHINGTON — Jul 28, 2014, 4:48 PM ET - Associated Press - A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs. An agreement announced by ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: According to preliminary reports, Israel has struck the house of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in the Shati refugee camp the Gaza Strip. .”The Israeli enemy struck our house twice,” Haniyeh’s son, Abed Salam Haniyeh, said in a statement. Gazans continue to report intense Israeli strikes across the Palestinian enclave. The Times of Israel ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - A federal judge asked a jury on Monday to try one more time in a defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura after the panel said it could not reach a verdict following about five days of deliberations. Ventura is suing the estate of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS LATINO: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jesus Jimenez fought two separate battles over the last seven years. He served one year in the Middle East as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and, while he was stationed overseas, he also fought Miami-Dade County in Florida to keep his home. Jimenez, 37, did not win ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Pentagon has been unable to locate more than 40 percent of the firearms it has provided to Afghan security forces at a cost of $626 million, according to a report by a government oversight agency due to be made public Monday. The report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Seoul (AFP) - A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula. The threat came from Hwang Pyong-So, director of the military's General Political Bureau, during a speech to a large military rally in Pyongyang Sunday on ...

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Jul 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Hill: The additions bring the total number of advisers in the country to 242, still short of the 300 advisers that President Obama authorized for Iraq last month. The uptick of the additional advisers on the ground was not publicized by the administration. The last update on the advisers came on July 1st, ...

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Jul 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Navy corpsman Farid Pezeshkian at the memorial in Hawaii to three Marines killed in a 2012 "insider" attack in Afghanistan. (Lance Cpl. Nathan Knape / Marine Corps) Excerpted from The Chicago Tribune: An Afghan convicted of gunning down three Marines, two from California, at a joint U.S.-Afghan base has been sentenced to prison for seven ...

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