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Jul 19, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Politico: NBC reports: Law enforcement sources say the FBI has arrested an agent of Pakistan's official state intelligence service, accusing him of making thousands of dollars in political contributions in the United States without disclosing his connections to the Pakistani government. Syed Ghulam Fai will appear in federal court this afternoon in Alexandria, Va. He's not charged with ...

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Jul 18, 2011 36 Comments ›› Angelia

CNSNews.com Actress Jane Fonda said in a statement posted on her website today that the QVC television channel cancelled an appearance they had scheduled with her today to promote her new book "Prime Time," blaming the cancellation on what she called "well funded and organized political extremist groups." In the same statement Fonda said, "I have ...

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Jul 18, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

MSNBC: Two new studies — one in veterans and the other in retired football players — add to the mounting evidence linking head injuries to an increased the risk of dementia later in life. Veterans who had been diagnosed with a brain injury, anything from a concussion to a severe head wound, were more than twice as ...

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Jul 18, 2011 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Long War Journal: The Taliban videotaped the brutal execution of more than a dozen Pakistani policemen who were captured during last month's raid in a remote area of northwestern Pakistan. The policemen were captured after the Taliban crossed the border from Kunar province in Afghanistan and attacked police outposts and villages in the Shaltalu area on ...

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Jul 18, 2011 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jul 18, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Jul 18, 2011 2 Comments ›› Angelia

Marine Corps Times: GARMSER DISTRICT, Afghanistan — Just a few weeks into a short-notice deployment to southwestern Afghanistan, Capt. Byron Owen and the Marines in his force reconnaissance platoon got an urgent mission: Go to Shewan. Their job was to take back a Farah province village that an infantry platoon with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, had lost ...

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Jul 18, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

CSMonitor US Army Gen. David Petraeus, the top commander in Afghanistan, officially relinquished command of international forces here to US Marine Gen. John Allen in a ceremony in Kabul on Monday. Unlike his departure from Iraq, General Petraeus leaves his successor a war that is far from over. War and Conflict Government and Politics Afghanistan War ...

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Jul 17, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Independent: David Cameron is today warned not to risk the lives of British soldiers by making an early withdrawal from Afghanistan. The warning comes in a report from the influential House of Commons Defence Committee. Operations in Afghanistan states that pulling out more than a few hundred support troops could undermine the international coalition's strategy, ...

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Jul 17, 2011 5 Comments ›› Angelia

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Jul 17, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Between this and his brother, sounds like Mr. Karzai is under serious attack, serious pressure to step aside, perhaps, or face the same fate himself. CIA? Taliban? CIA/Taliban? KABUL — A senior adviser to Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been murdered along with an member of parliament visiting him at his ...

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Jul 16, 2011 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

At least 10 police officers and one civilian have been killed in the northwestern state of Sinaloa after they were ambushed by a group of heavily armed men, a law enforcement sourced and media reported.

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Jul 16, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jul 16, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Bloomberg: Airport body scanners that create unclothed images of passengers were improperly adopted by the U.S. as a primary screening tool, a federal appeals court ruled, while allowing their use to continue. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration should have sought public comment before deciding that the scanners, first deployed in 2007, would be used “everywhere for primary ...

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Jul 16, 2011 2 Comments ›› Angelia

Marine Corps Times: Minutes after an Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle crashed in Libya late on March 21, the pilot of the downed aircraft made a simple radio plea: “Tell my wife I love her.” Air Force pilot Maj. Kenneth Harney and his weapons system officer, Capt. Tyler Stark, ejected safely but faced uncertain danger on the ...

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Jul 16, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

Undhimmi: The ties between Leftists, international organised crime and Islamic terrorism persists. And for Americans – with Hezbollah in Mexico working with drug cartels – it’s now far closer to home than perhaps they ever thought: Islamic terrorist groups are setting up shop in Mexico and forming alarming ties with the country’s brutal drug cartels, according to ...

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Jul 16, 2011 6 Comments ›› Angelia

Cooper actually took his first step at his father's grave

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Jul 16, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Yahoo News: The UN Security Council committee overseeing sanctions removed 14 Taliban leaders from an international blacklist in order to encourage peaceful reconciliation in war-torn Afghanistan. Germany's UN ambassador Peter Wittig, who heads the Security Council for the month of July, on Friday said the decision "sends a strong signal: the Security Council and the international community ...

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Jul 14, 2011 3 Comments ›› Angelia

Washington Post: The folks at the Transportation Security Agency have been taking a beating this week on the Hill for some 25,000 security breaches at the nation’s airports since 2001. They’ve been hammered in the past for being overly aggressive in patting down even elderly people. Now, thanks to TMZ, the online celebrity gossip site, it seems ...

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Jul 14, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Omaha.com: The Omaha Public Schools used more than $130,000 in federal stimulus dollars to buy each teacher, administrator and staff member a manual on how to become more culturally sensitive. The book by Virginia education consultants could raise some eyebrows with its viewpoints. The authors assert that American government and institutions create advantages that “channel wealth and power ...

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Jul 14, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Hill: The Pentagon released a long-promised cybersecurity plan Thursday that declares the Internet a domain of war. The plan notably does not spell out how the U.S. military would use the Web for offensive strikes. The Defense Department’s first-ever plan for cyberspace calls on the DoD to expand its ability to thwart attacks from other nations and ...

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Jul 14, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

CNN: After hinting for months that he would start a "trusted traveler" program to expedite security screening for air passengers, TSA Chief John Pistole took his first step in that direction Thursday, announcing a pilot program to ease screening for passengers who voluntarily release certain information about themselves. The pilot test is based on U.S. customs ...

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Jul 14, 2011 2 Comments ›› Angelia

Foxnews: According to multiple reports, Mila Kunis' hectic work schedule may stop her from accompanying Sgt. Scott Moore to the Marine Corps Ball in North Carolina on November 18. FOX411.com was the Cupid who helped set up the Marine/Mila date when we asked Kunis this past weekend if she would attend the event with Sgt. Moore ...

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Jul 13, 2011 4 Comments ›› Angelia

Stripes.com: MAIDAN SHAR, Afghanistan — A massive truck bomb exploded outside a small American base in southern Wardak province Wednesday morning, wounding 22 coalition troops and four Afghan civilians, military officials said. The explosion at Combat Outpost Dash-e-Towp near the town of Sayed Abad tore a hole nearly 30 feet wide in the earth-filled barriers surrounding the ...

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Jul 13, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: Reporting from Baghdad—Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta carried an unmistakable message on his first overseas trip since taking office this month: One way or another, the two wars that have consumed the Pentagon for much of the last decade are nearing an end. Panetta declared after departing Washington on Friday that Al Qaeda appeared ...

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