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Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from The Hill: The new Iraqi government has pledged key “privileges and immunities” to keep U.S. troops free from prosecution, according to a Thursday report. The new U.S. ambassador to Baghdad, Stuart Jones, told The Associated Press that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi had offered the “the assurances that we need" for U.S. service members ...

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Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from The Washington Times: Victims of the Fort Hood shooting will soon be eligible to receive the Purple Heart, with Congress pushing ahead with a policy change that would officially recognize domestic terrorism as an issue, rather than the “workplace violence” designation the Obama administration had used. The issue has been contentious since the 2009 ...

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Dec 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related: "The Case For A Pre-Emptive Strike On North Korea's Missiles"by Ashton Carter/strong> Excerpted from The Atlantic: The job that seemingly nobody wants has somehow found its perfect fit. Ashton Carter, the former Deputy Secretary of Defense, appears to be the president's choice to replace Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon. While an announcement hasn't formally been ...

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Dec 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Washington Post: President Obama will nominate Ashton B. Carter, a physicist with long experience in national security circles and at the Pentagon, as his new secretary of defense, according to a person familiar with the decision. If confirmed by the Senate, Carter would succeed Chuck Hagel, the former Nebraska senator who is being ...

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Nov 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Nov 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Nov 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON – Historic negotiations with Iran will reach an inflection point on Monday, as world powers seek to clinch a comprehensive deal that will, to their satisfaction, end concerns over the nature of its vast, decade-old nuclear program. But sharing details of the deal under discussion with The Jerusalem Post on the eve of the deadline, ...

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Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON — President Obama decided in recent weeks to authorize a more expansive mission for the military in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, a move that ensures American troops will have a direct role in fighting in the war-ravaged country for at least another year. Mr. Obama’s order allows American forces to carry out missions ...

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Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS INSIDER: Remember the magician who made headlines when he ripped up a homeless veteran’s sign and turned it into money? Well he’s back at his old tricks. Last month, Rob Anderson ripped up homeless veteran Alan McKracken’s sign, restored it, and produced wads of money. But Anderson didn’t stop there; he began fundraising money online, ...

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Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Unhealthy eating habits could become an issue of national security. The Department of Defense says that obesity is affecting the number of Americans eligible to serve in the military. Jessica Kartalija reports now there’s a push for kids to eat healthier. Recruiting for our military is facing a growing challenge. “I am very concerned about ...

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Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via CBCnews.ca: A number of Canadian military veterans say they'll be enlisting with the growing ranks of foreign fighters who have joined the Kurdish battle against ISIS in Syria and Iraq. CBC News has learned of a half-dozen former Canadian Forces personnel planning to join Kurdish troops in the following weeks and months, with some citing what ...

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Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Military.com: The Pentagon denied Thursday that a ransom was paid for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl while refusing to either confirm or deny that money went to an informant. "There was no ransom offered, there was no ransom paid – nor was there an attempt to do so that failed" to gain the release ...

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Nov 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Nov 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

“If we discover that ISIL had gotten possession of a nuclear weapon and we had to run an operation to get it out of their hands, then yes, you can anticipate that not only would Chairman Dempsey recommend me sending U.S. ground troops to get that weapon out of their hands, but I would order ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Iraq's army chief Gen. Babakir Zebari, right, meets with U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, left, in Baghdad on Saturday. Dempsey, arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit as U.S. commanders prepare to expand American assistance to Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling ISIS. (Reuters) BAGHDAD – America's top military leader arrived Saturday to Iraq, state television ...

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Nov 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via BLOOMBERG: The U.S. Navy has deployed on a command ship in the Persian Gulf its first laser weapon capable of destroying a target. The amphibious transport ship USS Ponce has been patrolling with a prototype 30-kilowatt-class Laser Weapon System since late August, according to officials. The laser is mounted facing the bow, and can be fired ...

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Nov 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Nov 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Nov 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: Nearly $420 million in weapons and other “sensitive items” have gone missing from U.S. Army bases in Afghanistan and are not likely to be recovered due to mismanagement and improper accounting, according to an internal report by the Pentagon’s inspector general obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. Some 15,600 pieces of equipment—including “weapons, weapons ...

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Nov 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — For all the insecurities of war, Capt. Elder Saintjuste always figured the one thing he could count on from the Army was job security. A Haitian immigrant who enlisted as a teenager, he deployed three times to Iraq, missing so many birthdays and Christmases that he sometimes felt he barely knew his four ...

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Nov 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - Rapper Eminem dropped a series of f-bombs onto the crowd gathered for a Veterans Day concert at the National Mall last night, causing some controversy about HBO's live broadcast of the event. HBO’s “The Concert for Valor” was broadcast live and captured Eminem wishing everyone a “Happy motherf***ing Veterans Day” followed by other swears ...

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Nov 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Hill: The former Navy SEAL who claims he killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden says he and his fellow team members doubted they would return from the raid alive. In the first installment of a two-part documentary airing on the Fox News Channel, Robert O'Neill, a former member of SEAL Team 6, ...

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Nov 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON – Citing the escalating threat of the Islamic State, the U.S. announced it would delay delivery of eight F-16 fighter planes to Iraq, instead re-routing them to Arizona, where Iraqi pilots are participating in a U.S.-run training program, the Defense Department said. The Iraqis purchased the F-16 fighters -- the first of its kind ...

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