Looks like Gen. McChrystal, who was instrumental in the cover-up, got demoted out of the public eye just in time for this documentary's release.
Even though the changing of the top guard might bring an enormous shift to Afghanistan war policies, lawmakers are rushing to confirm the new commander of the war effort chosen by President Obama to replace his "runaway general."
Fearful of being mistaken for a militant, he announces himself loudly at front gates and hides his ax when he makes a sales pitch. Every stop is a gamble in this new Baghdad, but Kadhim trusts that even the wariest and most traumatized Iraqis will pr
“Majorities in many Western and some Muslim countries are willing to consider military action against Iran to prevent the Islamic republic from obtaining nuclear weapons, a global poll showed on Thursday,” reports the Sydney Morning Herald today.
Chimpanzees wage war, mercilessly killing members of neighboring groups to expand their own territory. While biologists had long suspected that chimp violence could be more than random, the study provides the first clear evidence of this.
Wikileaks.org plans to release as soon as this week documents related to a U.S. airstrike that killed Afghan civilians last year and plans to release combat footage of the incident this summer, the founder of the whistleblower site said in an intervi
China said on Tuesday it was concerned about reports that a U.S. aircraft carrier may join a military exercise with South Korea amid a tense standoff with North Korea over the sinking of a warship from the South.
The US Navy says more research is needed to connect ailments suffered by Marines who served at Camp Lejeune and their families who lived there to decades of water contamination at the 156,000-acre base in eastern North Carolina.
Afghanistan is gearing up to award contracts to mine one the world's largest iron ore deposits buried in a peaceful province of the war-torn nation that has at least $3 trillion in untapped minerals, the country's top mining official said Thursday.
Wikileaks' founder says he has obtained video of a US "massacre" that took place in Afghanistan in 2009."The clip will show previously classified footage from US warplanes that had been tapped to bomb Taliban positions in Farah province,
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An American armed with a pistol and a 40-inch sword was detained in northern Pakistan and told investigators he was on a solo mission to kill Osama bin Laden. He wanted to cross over into nearby Afghan province of Nuristan because he "heard bin Laden
Pakistan's main spy agency continues to arm and train the Taliban and is even represented on the group's leadership council despite U.S. pressure to sever ties and billions in aid to combat the militants. Pakistani cooperation is seen as key to defea
Satellite photos of a suspicious site in Syria are providing new support for the reporting of a Syrian journalist who briefly rocked the world with his reporting that Iraq’s WMD had been sent to three sites in Syria just before the invasion commenced
The ruling represents the latest defeat for U.S. officials in their efforts to keep Guantanamo detainees behind bars. "(U.S.) officials kept a young man from Yemen in detention in Cuba from age eighteen to age twenty-six," Kennedy wrote. "They have p
"I don't think there's a crime bigger than that that even the most inhuman forces on earth can commit," Karzai said. "A 7-year-old boy cannot be a spy. A 7-year-old boy cannot be anything but a 7-year-old boy, and therefore hanging or shooting to kil
Obama's agenda is permanent war.
That Israel found a loose thread in the stuffed animal of NATO and started pulling it is not surprising. What is interesting is to watch the signatories watch them do it. In the land of stuffed animals, some animals are more equal than others.
According to the “Base Structure Report”, an annual report of the Department of Defense, in the year 2002 we had 725 bases in other people’s countries. The base world is secret. 40 percent of the defense budget is black. No congressman can see it. AlEntered By: Leon Felkins
General McChrystal has acknowledged that there is a stalemate in Afghanistan now. This means that after an increase of nearly 16,000 troops of the Obama-pledged 30,000, the U.S. is not seeing a shift in its fortunes.
Al-Qaida announced its No. 3 official, Mustafa al-Yazid, had been killed along with members of his family - perhaps one of the most severe blows to the terror movement since the U.S. campaign against al-Qaida began. Believed to have died in a U.S. mi
In his 1935 book War is a Racket, Butler described the workings of the military-industrial complex and, after retiring from service, became a popular speaker at meetings organized by veterans, pacifists and church groups in the 1930s.Entered By: Leon Felkins
ilmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy takes on a terrifying question: How does the Taliban convince children to become suicide bombers? Propaganda footage from a training camp is intercut with her interviews of young camp graduates. A shocking vision.
Sunday’s New York Times, gearing up for Memorial Day, carries a leading front-page story direct from the Afghan front, complete with photos. Does it tell of the 1,000 Americans who have perished there in America’s longest war, or the unknown number o
Every way you cut it, women are behind the men. Woman do go to war, have gone to war and have distinguished themselves as Patriot Warriors. They are growing in numbers by the day.
German President Horst Köhler announced his surprise resignation on Monday after appearing to suggest the country's unpopular Afghanistan mission was partly motivated by commercial interests.
The rising cost of the Afghan and Iraq wars is always a serious concern, though it really only gets discussed when a major new spending bill is passed or a new milestone is hit.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, in a military broadcast, placed his million plus armed forces on “combat readiness,” causing concern worldwide about North Korean intentions as well as a drop in major stock markets.
An air strike in Yemen targeting al Qaeda missed its mark and killed a mediator by mistake, prompting members of his tribe to blow up a crude oil pipeline in clashes that followed. Separately, a Yemeni government official said a U.S. couple, taken ho
A senior U.S. military commander issued a secret order last year that laid the ground for an escalation of covert operations across the Middle East and the Horn Africa. Issued by General David Petraeus, authorized boosting military and intelligence a