$70 billion for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
On February 1, 1996, I retired from the United States Army. I had served in the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam as an infantryman, the 82nd Airborne Division, the 4th Infantry Division, 2nd Ranger Battalion, the Jungle Operations Training Center, 1
The United States is suddenly faced with the uncomfortable scenario of confronting the very same weapons and military hardware, including F-16 fighter jets, it has armed Pakistan with for decades.
A US missile strike targeting a top Taliban commander in Pakistan's northwest killed four mid-level Al-Qaeda operatives. "According to local sources the strike [5 missiles] killed four Al-Qaeda operators and some extended family members of H
"Did Dick Cheney . . . purposely tell me things he knew to be untrue?" Armey said. "I seriously feel that may be the case. . . . Had I known or believed then what I believe now, I would have publicly opposed [the war] resolution right
Having followed the anti-war movement and much of Cindy Sheehan's participation in it, Ernest Hancock has a unique perspective on the Democratic Party's infiltration in support of EMPIRE.
One message includes bin Laden's denial of having anything to do with the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York City, Washington DC, and Pennsylvania."
Orders President Bush signed in July authorizing raids by special operations forces in the areas of Pakistan controlled by the Taliban and Al Qaeda and undertaking those raids without official Pakistani consent, have roots stretching back to the days
Firing by Pakistani troops forced two U.S. military helicopters to turn back to Afghanistan after they crossed into Pakistani territory early on Monday, Pakistani security officials said. The incident took place near Angor Adda, a village in the trib
Pakistan's army chief, responding to a series of U.S. military strikes into Pakistan's tribal areas, pledged Friday to safeguard the country's territorial integrity and claimed the full backing of Pakistan's elected civilian governmen
An American bombing that killed up to 90 Afghan civilians last month was based on false information provided by a rival tribe and did not kill a single Taliban fighter, the president's spokesman said. The claim contradicted a US contention that t
On the night of August 22, the U.S. committed what Chris Floyd, in a richly detailed and amply documented piece, calls an "atrocity" on the Afghan village, near the city of Herat. The U.S. conducted a massive midnight airstrike on the villa
US troops talk to Newsnight's Andrew North about their feelings on the mission in Iraq and how the effort is hurting the US economy and reputation. 2 months with the US 101st airborne division in the Shia strongholds of Sadr City and Shu'la.
Yet, it is the 64-dollar question—whether or not there is evidence that Iran has resumed work on the weapons part of its nuclear program since the startling judgment of the National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) of November 2007 that it had stopped.
“Within seconds the bus had become semi-molten, sagging “like a wet rag” as he put it. He said the bus rapidly melted under this withering blast, shrinking until it was a twisted blob about the dimensions of a VW bug. Numerous human bodies shriveled
The US is negotiating with Georgia and Turkey to establish a naval base at one of the two key Georgian ports of Batumi or Poti, reports say.
Two videos show the bodies of at least 10 children and many more adults covered in blankets and white shrouds lend weight to Afghan and U.N. allegations that a U.S. commando-led raid butchered scores of civilians last month.
Both US presidential candidates promise permanent wars.
While other top brass played press agents for the administration’s war, William Odom told the truth about Iraq—though few listened.
"Maneuvers with the participation of anti-aircraft defense systems will be held for three days starting Monday," it said, without giving further details.
Plans for the naval operations come at a time of heightened diplomatic tension and Cold War-style rhetoric between Moscow and the United States over the recent war in Georgia and plans for a U.S. missile defense system in the Czech Republic and Polan
Iranian sleeper teams in North America and western Europe will begin to "seed" the populations of these areas with a number (perhaps in the several dozens) of different man made killer viruses.
Dick Cheney, yesterday issued a direct challenge to Moscow's sway over Georgia, pledging Washington's support for its eventual membership of Nato, while denouncing Russia's "illegitimate" invasion. "Georgia will be in our a
A deadly American-led raid on a Pakistani village embarrassed the government and eroded support for the pro-U.S. presidential front-runner just 2 days before the election. Furor continued to mount over the first known foreign ground assault inside Pa
The United States did not participate at The Convention on Cluster Munitions. It is not one of the 107 nations that agreed to sign the treaty in Oslo! The convention was formally endorsed on 30 May 2008 in Dublin, Ireland, and is due to be signed
At least 11 people, including women and children, were killed in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday in an attack a security official and a witness said was carried out by U.S. forces from Afghanistan. The attack involving helicopters took place in the v
Moscow has condemned the deployment of the Dallas and the McFaul— which brought 55 tons of relief supplies— as part of what it describes as a growing presence of NATO warships in the Black Sea.
Pakistan's top security official Monday admitted that al Qaida's leadership moved freely in and out of the country and vowed that "no mercy" would be shown to extremists based in its tribal territory that borders Afghanistan.
U.S. officials in Baghdad worry that success has gone to Maliki's head. They fear that his tough bargaining on a long-term security agreement with the United States is a sign that Maliki thinks he can move ahead on his own. [Dec. 31st? ;-) ]
American forces on Monday handed over security responsibility to the Iraqis in a province that the U.S. once feared was lost _ a sign of the stunning reversal of fortunes since local Sunnis turned against al-Qaida in Iraq.