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Jul 21, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

LONDON – (AP) NATO is looking into claims that hackers have breached its security and accessed scads of material so confidential the hacker group itself deemed it "irresponsible" to publish them all, despite a series of international raids Tuesday designed to corral the hacking activity. "NATO is aware that hacker group released what it claims ...

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Jul 21, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Department of Homeland Security warns violent extremists have obtained insider positions at chemical, oil refineries, plan Sept. 11 attack. US officials fear al-Qaida will attempt a massive September 11 anniversary attack by sabotaging a major utility facility with the use of insiders that the terrorist organization has successfully planted in such facilities, a US intelligence report ...

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Jul 20, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Hindustan Times: An al Qaeda affiliate says it plans to roll out what some have called a Disney-like animated cartoon aimed at recruiting children to the terror network. Scenes from the proposed short film show young boys dressed in battle fatigues and participating in raids, killings and terror plots. It is the latest attempt by the ...

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Jul 20, 2011 4 Comments ›› Angelia

NewsMax: Thousands of Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) troops crossed into northern Iraq over the weekend, bombarding Iraqi Kurdish villages. The Iraqi government has quietly acknowledged the Iranian military operation on Iraqi soil, but has not called it an invasion. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and the prime minister of the Kurdish regional government, Dr. Barham Salih, left for ...

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Jul 20, 2011 3 Comments ›› Angelia

MSNBC: A U.S. military judge Wednesday set a March 2012 court martial date for a U.S. Army psychiatrist charged in a 2009 killing rampage at a Texas military base. At an arraignment that lasted only about 15 minutes, Major Nidal Malik Hasan declined to enter a plea before Fort Hood Chief Circuit Judge Colonel Gregory Gross. Gross ...

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Jul 20, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

AP: KABUL, Afghanistan- The battle against the Taliban turned high-tech in Afghanistan on Wednesday with insurgents claiming their cell phones and website were hacked to spread false reports about the death of their leader Mullah Mohammad Omar. Taliban spokesmen quickly denied that their one-eyed, reclusive leader had died. Later, the Taliban's cultural affairs commission issued a lengthy ...

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Jul 20, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Fox News: A House panel is considering a bill Wednesday that would suspend billions in foreign aid to several governments in the Middle East and beyond until the Obama administration can certify they are not controlled by groups hostile to the United States and its allies. The bill, which provides the blueprint for U.S. foreign ...

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Jul 19, 2011 15 Comments ›› Angelia

Excerpted from The Navy Times: Dakota Meyer, a former corporal, will be honored for his heroics in Ganjgal, Afghanistan, in September 2009. A Marine who repeatedly braved enemy fire in eastern Afghanistan attempting to find and save fellow members of his embedded training team will receive the Medal of Honor, Marine Corps Times has confirmed. Dakota Meyer ...

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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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