A federal grand jury in North Carolina is investigating allegations the controversial private security firm Blackwater illegally shipped assault weapons and silencers to Iraq, hidden in large sacks of dog food, ABCNews.com has learned.
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The fear of change about to take place in America makes us cliffhangers of threatening expectations. The coming of the Antichrist is now the talk of the town.
The incoming Obama administration plans to explore a more regional strategy to the war in Afghanistan -- including possible talks with Iran -- and looks favorably on the nascent dialog between the Afghan government and "reconcilable" elemen
Since 2004, the Pentagon has used broad, secret authority to carry out about 12 attacks against al Qaeda and other militants in Syria, Pakistan and elsewhere, The New York Times reported on its Web site on Sunday.
Two car bombs exploded in central Baghdad Monday and a suicide bomber blew himself up among police and civilians who rushed to help the wounded, a triple strike that killed 28 people and wounded 68.
Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday that Israel must give up most of the Arab territories it has occupied since 1967, including east Jerusalem, if it wants peace.
“Basically,” he said, “we’re the bullet sponge.” That analogy is a measure of the profound and enduring difficulties in the war in Afghanistan, which this year became more deadly for Americans than the Iraq conflict. Obama has pledged to refocus the
The United States military since 2004 has used broad, secret authority to carry out nearly a dozen previously undisclosed attacks against Al Qaeda and other militants in Syria, Pakistan and elsewhere, according to senior American officials.
It’s finally mission accomplished in Iraq but don’t expect announcements of any troop withdrawals or peace breaking out in the Middle East.
US President-elect Barack Obama said Friday that Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons was “unacceptable” and the Islamic Republic must stop supporting “terrorist organizations.” Obama, speaking at his first press conference since winning Tuesday’s presi
Now that the 2008 presidential election is over, our task is not just to meet and overcome the challenge that confronts us but more than this is to mold a national character for the country.
Tensions between American forces and the Afghan government over civilian casualties from coalition airstrikes spiked again after a missile from a US aircraft killed 40 civilians and wounded 28 others at a wedding party in the southern province of Kan
This part of this episode, taped in 1966, deals with Stanley Kohls, a liberal pacifist war resister.
Col. Ahmed Hamid Sharqi was many things—businessman, smuggler, policeman for Saddam Hussein. The US marines stationed here consider him one of their greatest assets in keeping the streets of the capital of Anbar province safe.
Suspected U.S. missiles slammed into two villages close to the Afghan border Friday, killing 27 people, including an Arab al-Qaeda operative and other foreign fighters, intelligence officials said.
Since the start of August, U.S. drones have struck targets in Pakistan at least 19 times. The latest attack, one of the deadliest ever, killed 20. Now, Pakistani officials say they've had enough of the robot planes, and are demanding that America
Last night, an American pilotless plane reportedly killed 20 people during an attack on a militant compound in Pakistan. It could well be the deadliest drone strike ever.
Army Gen. Ray Odierno, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq, informed Iraqi officials last week that if their country doesn't agree to a new agreement governing American forces in Iraq, it would lose $6.3 billion in aid for construction, secur
Saakashvili will ask Georgia's parliament to approve the nomination of Gega Mgaloblishvili, the former Soviet republic's ambassador to Turkey, to replace Gurgenidze, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
"The American forces from Iraq committed cold-blooded murder," the government newspaper Tishrin wrote. "They committed a war crime in killing eight Syrian civilians in a quiet village."
Families in a Iraqi border village prepared to hold funerals for 8 people killed when the US military launched an attack on Syria. Angry residents chanted, "May God's wrath fall on them." "We are taking matters into our own hands,*
Damascus: 4 American choppers involved in major raid, widen scope of Iraq campaign
Israel has had more than its share of aggressive war hawks among its political elite, however, few can hold a candle to dear old Bibi. He is the one that scares most of the rest. He never met a war that he did not like.
Both Willie Nelson and former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura have been vociferously outspoken in recent months against the 9/11 cover-up, the war in Iraq and the recent Wall Street bailout.
A suspected US missile strike has killed at least eight students at a religious school in north-western Pakistan, witnesses say.
PORTLAND, Oregon, Oct 20 (IPS) - Veterans from the U.S. occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan, along with Iraqis, Afghanis,... converged in this west coast city over the weekend to share stories of atrocities being committed daily in Iraq
"These are the Iraqi people in front of you, rejecting this agreement," Sadr said. "The treaty is in your hands, so the destiny and reputation of Iraq also is in your hands ... If they told you this agreement will give you sovereignty,
It was not immediately clear whether the US would accept the changes to the draft agreement. It provides legal authority for US troops to remain in Iraq after a UN mandate expires Dec. 31. If there is no accord US forces must leave.
You can bet your boots the politicians who decide these things wouldnt go anywhere near the firing line but thats politics for you say one thing and do another, if you can't answer a direct question change the subject.