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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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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(FOX NEWS) Two Marines were killed when Afghan militants armed with rocket propelled grenades and small arms breached the perimeter of the main U.S. Marine base in southern Afghanistan not long ago, following a rocket and mortar attack on the base that is shared with British forces. Army Maj. Martyn Crighton, a spokesman at International ...

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 13, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Headline Photo: Joint Chiefs Chairman Mullen greets Marines at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, June 2011 (FREE BEACON) U.S. Marines defending the American embassy in Egypt were not permitted by the State Department to carry live ammunition, limiting their ability to respond to attacks like those this week on the U.S. consulate in Cairo. Ambassador to ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(Alarabiya) The U.S. military’s top officer has urged a controversial Christian pastor to disavow a film that has ignited violent protests over its portrayal of the Islamic faith, a spokesman said Wednesday. A day after a deadly assault on the U.S. consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi possibly sparked by the movie, General ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AZ CENTRAL) WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials say the Pentagon is moving two warships to the Libyan coast, in the aftermath of the attack in Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador and three others. Officials say one destroyer, the USS Laboon, moved to a position off the coast Wednesday, and the USS McFaul is en route ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(NAVY TIMES) On the last night of the Democratic National Convention, a retired Navy four-star took the stage to pay tribute to veterans. Behind him, on a giant screen, the image of four hulking warships reinforced his patriotic message. But there was a big mistake in the stirring backdrop: those are Russian warships. While retired Adm. John ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Fox News: A team of about 50 Marines has been dispatched to the Libyan city of Benghazi to secure the U.S. Consulate after attacks Tuesday left four Americans dead including the U.S. ambassador, a senior U.S. military official told Fox News. The official said a Marine "fast team" is being sent from the ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from CBS News: Wanis al-Sharef, a Libyan Interior Ministry official in Benghazi, said the four Americans were killed when the angry mob, which gathered to protest a U.S.-made film that ridicules Islam's Prophet Muhammad, fired guns and burned down the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Al-Sharef said two U.S. Marines sent to Benghazi when the ...

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Sep 11, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: SAN DIEGO — Todd Vance — Iraq combat veteran, bar bouncer, and social-work major at a local university — is lecturing two dozen of his fellow veterans on the techniques and joys of the chokehold. "You want the blade of your forearm on their windpipe or carotid artery," Vance ...

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Sep 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Iran is set to unveil a “domestically produced” cruise missile capable of reaching Israel and being launched “from land, sea, and air,” according to Iranian media reports. Dubbed “Meshkat,” the existence of the long range Iranian missile was made public over the weekend by Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Mehdi Farahi, according ...

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Sep 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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