"We are on the same page. We both see the threat ... And we both understand that tangible action is required..."
But the 5-foot-11, 180-pound software engineer is lucky if he presses 200 pounds—that is, until he steps into an "exoskeleton" of aluminum and electronics that multiplies his strength and endurance as many as 20 times.
Republican John McCain declared for the first time Thursday he believes the Iraq war can be won by 2013, although he rejected suggestions that his talk of a timetable put him on the same side as Democrats clamoring for full-scale troop withdrawals
An unusual coalition of antiwar Democrats and angry Republicans in the House torpedoed a $162.5 billion proposal to continue funding the wars in Iraq. Instead, House members voted to demand troop withdrawals from Iraq
The press (giving in to gov't pressure?) euphemistically is calling it "vandalism", but the report describes inside access to sensitive parts of the assembly line, and tinkering by someone who knows what they're doing. That's sa
Those violent episodes are just part of bringing the war home. It’ll be active on the home front for years to come. 1 in 3 of those who’ve been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from a brain injury or stress disorder or a mix of both these cond
Professional soldiers are, by virtue of their humanity, anti-war.
Music antiwar video
Child actor Mike Humphries, who played the young Forrest Gump (way back in 1994) has been in the Army for a few years now. He exits the service (barring another stop-loss) in June, and returns to acting.
Hawkish war threats directed at Iran
The US terror war is a plan of organized deception that is focused more upon the American people than upon any enemy nation. The cycle of attacks and retribution is part of a psy-ops campaign of fear meant to frighten the people into complying
Key war on terror architect Douglas Feith has now confirmed Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz and Wesley Clark in admitting that the so-called War on Terror is a hoax. [in his new book of course]
Is making a profit off the war immoral? It is an old and well established American Tradition, dating from the very beginning. Making a killing off the killing? Why not? If you don't someone else, greedier than you, will grab your share!
With Iran racing forward with its nuclear program, Israel now believes the Islamic Republic will master centrifuge technology and be able to begin enriching uranium on a military scale this year, The Jerusalem Post has learned. (war, War, WAR)
The White House does not have archival copies of e-mails exchanged between administration officials during the weeks leading up to President Bush's decision to invade Iraq nor for the first two months of the war there, according to a just-release
Former Army Sgt. Sam Provance was the only uniformed military intelligence officer at Abu Ghraib who broke the code of silence surrounding the infamous prisoner abuses.
Sanchez writes, “It was now crystal clear that a major success had to occur in Iraq before the presidential elections. Critical decisions affecting Iraq would be tied directly to ensuring the success of President Bush’s reelection campaign.”
The mother of Pat Tillman is speaking out about her son’s death in her first television interview, to be broadcast this Sunday on 60 Minutes. Video from CBS’s Early Show, broadcast May 2, 2008.
So "Bannergate" was born -- along with the image of the president spiking the ball on the five-yard line before scoring a real touchdown. "He blamed the sailors for something that his advance team staged," said General Wesley Clar
Al-Qaida has rebuilt some of its pre-Sept. 11 capabilities from remote hiding places in Pakistan, leading to a major spike in attacks last year in that country and neighboring Afghanistan, the Bush administration said.
The US military said it had killed 45 militants in 2 days of fierce fighting in Baghdad, signaling that some Shiite Muslim extremists are defying a cease-fire against Iraqi troops. 4 US soldiers were killed in rocket or mortar attacks in Baghdad, the
One of the most powerful men in Iraq isn't an Iraqi government official, a militia leader, a senior cleric or a top U.S. military commander or diplomat. He's an Iranian general, and at times he's more influential than all of them.
U.S. commanders in Iraq have ordered an unprecedented number of airstrikes by unmanned airplanes in April to kill insurgents in urban settings. [Bomb people making breakfast, then go hit the casinos. Go Air Force.]
US Marines exchanged gunfire with militants after pouring into a Taliban-held town in Afghanistan in the first major American operation in the region in years. Several hundred Marines, many veterans of Iraq, pushed into town in pre-dawn light in an o
Suspected Taliban militants attacked a ceremony attended by Afghan President Hamid Karzai Sunday, unleashing automatic weapons and rocket fire. The attack killed two but the president escaped without injury. (April 27)
Here's a quotation cited by Mark Twain from the 19th century. Read it and see if you don't recognize it from today's political discourse: "Even if the war be wrong we are in it and must fight it out: we cannot retire from it without
Afterward, his commander asked whether he believed in God, Hall said. "I said, 'No, but I believe in Plexiglas,'" Hall said. "I've never believed I was going to a happy place. You get one life. When I die, I'm worm foo
The IAEA said it received US information claiming the facility destroyed by Israel in Syria last September was a nuclear reactor, and noted it "will investigate the veracity of the information. Syria has an obligation to report construction of a
Muqtada al-Sadr is considering setting aside his political ambitions and restarting a full-scale fight against U.S.-led forces _ a worrisome shift that may reflect Iranian influence on the young cleric and could open the way for a shadow state protec
The US released photographs of what it said was a Syrian nuclear reactor built with North Korean help, in an effort to pressure Pyongyang to fully disclose its nuclear activities. Israel destroyed the reactor in a September 6 air strike that was init