White House chief of Staff Andrew Card famously said – in explaining why the Bush administration waited until September to make its case for war in Iraq: From a marketing point of view, you don’t introduce new products in August. War is – i
Bickle is accused of smuggling about 80 AK-47 weapons from Iraq or Afghanistan, that the complaint said would be difficult or impossible to trace. "...this was possible because Navy SEALs are not searched when returning from deployments,"
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Keeping War Going a Top Priority, Insists Rep. McKeon
Earlier this week, it emerged Russian helicopters would see service Afghanistan for the first time since the Soviet Union was forced to pull out of the country 20 years ago during the Soviet-Afghanistan war.
White House chief of Staff Andrew Card famously said - in explaining why the Bush administration delayed until September 2002 to make its case for war in Iraq: From a marketing point of view, you don't introduce new products in August.
Rapid-fire bombings and mortar strikes killed 76 people and wounded more than 200 across Baghdad’s myriad neighborhoods Tuesday, demonstrating the insurgents’ ability to carry out coordinated strikes from one side of the capital to the other.
A judge sentenced a former teenage al Qaeda fighter to 8 more years in custody, bound by a plea agreement that compelled him to ignore a military jury that said he should serve 40 years for war crimes that included the killing of an American soldier.
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An intense military campaign aimed at crippling the Taliban has so far failed to inflict more than fleeting setbacks on the insurgency or put meaningful pressure on its leaders to seek peace, according to U.S. military and intelligence officials citi
The U.S. military said it did not under-report the number of civilian deaths in the Iraq war or ignore prisoner abuse by Iraqi forces, rejecting allegations arising from leaked U.S. documents.
Concerned about documents released showing the former prime minister was warned by his government's chief law officer that an invasion of Iraq would be illegal the day before he privately assured Bush he would support US-led military action.
In the morning of Feb. 22, 2006, a group of attackers detonated bombs in the Iraqi city of Samarra, bringing down the golden dome of a revered Shia Muslim shrine. A few hours later, I drove through Baghdad watching the nation descend into civil war.
Al-Jazeera on Friday released what it called "startling new information" from US documents obtained by WikiLeaks, alleging state-sanctioned Iraqi torture and the killing of hundreds of civilians at US military checkpoints.
The pro war side seems to have forgotten about liberty. Not one of their signs mentions it and certainly Israel is no shining example of it. They're all about victory and supporting the government, not a view the Founders would have shared
The U.S. military long has maintained that it does not keep an official death tally, but earlier this month following a Freedom of Information Act request, the Pentagon said some 77,000 Iraqis had been killed from 2004 to mid-2008 -- a shorter period
A huge trove of secret field reports from the battlegrounds of Iraq sheds new light on the war, including such fraught subjects as civilian deaths, detainee abuse and the involvement of Iran. The secret archive is the second such cache obtained by
The US announced $2 billion in military aid for Pakistan as the countries sought to dispel doubts about Islamabad's commitment to uprooting Islamist insurgents from safe havens on its soil. "The United States has no stronger partner when it comes to
A U.S. Army private identified as a whistleblower in the investigation of rogue infantrymen accused of terrorizing Afghan civilians and fellow soldiers appeared in military court on Thursday but refused to testify.
For a system sunk so deeply in evil, there is no "lesser" evil to choose. The militarist kleptocracy itself is evil, and every political faction that does not denounce it and seek to dismantle it is complicit in this evil.
"Why are you wearing that flag here?", a confused young man asked about my choice of capes last Saturday at the peace rally in Philadelphia. Since the crowd was basically left, lefter, and far left they seemed only to associate the Gadsden flag wit
The report came shortly after publication of a survey of opinion within the Federally Administered Tribal Areas showing overwhelming popular opposition to the drone strikes and majority support for suicide attacks on U.S. forces.
In virtually every way, the War on Drugs is a mirror image of the War on Terror: sustained with the same deceitful propaganda, driven by many of the same motives, prosecuted with similar templates, and destructive in the same ways.
The US Treasury Dept. will delay the publication of a controversial report on China's currency policies until after a key meeting of the G20 in South Korea in mid-November. [and after the elections] The report labeled China a currency manipulator
Weeks, months or years later, those claims get quietly exposed as being utter falsehoods, by which point it does not matter, because the goal is already well-achieved: the falsehoods are ingrained as accepted truth.
A possible showdown is coming between the million man army of NKorea and the joint US-SKorean forces. The official news agency of the government in Pyongyang has reacted to the joint naval exercises conducted by US, Japanese and SKorean forces by vow
After a brief quiescence, the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks is about to explode again onto the global stage with the impending release of almost 400,000 secret U.S. Army reports from the Iraq War, marking the largest military leak in U.S. history
Analyst Kamran Bokhari examines the implications of reports that a U.S. helicopter entered Pakistan in Balochistan province — new territory for NATO incursions.
The result, Shelton writes, was a war plan that amounted to a "fiasco." Shelton reportedly saves his harshest criticisms for Rumsfeld himself, who he said had "the worst style of leadership I witnessed in 38 years of service."