remember being a young Marine recruit at Parris Island, August of 1966, running, running, boots thumping on the grinder, exulting in the sense of power and communion that comes of men acting in unison, shouting,
The massacre of 16 Afghan civilians by a still-to-be-identified American soldier limns the course of American foreign policy in the post-9/11 era.
No one will be able to pinpoint exactly what made an American staff sergeant allegedly massacre 16 Afghan civilians, but the facts surrounding the senseless killing spree will loom large in his prosecution.
Bomb disposal is the process rendering hazardous explosive devices safe by defusing them or blowing them up in the most controlled way possible.
The American staff sergeant suspected of killing 16 Afghan villagers had been drinking alcohol
It's a well-worn ritual - the expression of outrage and "shock", as President Obama put it. The "condolences to the families" offered by senior leaders of the occupying power to the latest victims of their supposedly benign occupation.
Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of leaking classified material to website Wikileaks, is appearing in court today, beginning a two day pre-trial motion hearing in Fort Meade
The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rampaging around Uganda is nothing more than a US and Mossad-backed guerilla force.
It has been viewed more than 77-million times around the world, but not by those who know Joseph Kony best: his victims in northern Uganda.
The USA Africa Command, which America calls ‘Africom’, is a military structure of the Defence Department of America. Africom was formed in 2007 during President George W Bush’s second term of office.
The current top comment pretty much sums it up...Scared of the killers you helped create, huh? Ironic....the incident is believed to be the first time they were stripped of guns during an address by their own secretary of defence.
The federal government's vigilance at preventing anything relating to WikiLeaks from appearing on a government computer has tripped up military prosecutors
Afghanistan wants to take over control of the nation's security in 2013 not 2014 and for US troops to pull out of villages, President Hamid Karzai said Thursday, just days after a US soldier massacred 16 villagers.
In 2007, a fleet of US Army helicopters flew into a base in Iraq. Soldiers took pictures on the flight and then uploaded them to the internet. Based on the automatic geotagging applied to photos by almost every smartphone on the market, the enemy
The West should accept Iran as a legitimate ‘regional superpower’ and drop ‘yesterdays’ rehashed policies of sanctions and military force
The US wants Russia to deliver a message to Iran: Tehran has one last chance for talks. If it is wasted, an attack will happen in a matter of months, according to Russian diplomatic sources.
For hundreds of years Americans have been committing massacres of women and children, old men and sometimes even young men, mostly unarmed or armed only with primitive weapons.
Spare us and the US public the apologies, the psychiatry, and more useless trials and meaningless investigations.
British teenager will appear in court on charges of racially aggravated offense after posting Facebook comments about six British soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week.
Hundreds of Afghan university students have taken to the streets to protest the American soldier who slaughtered 16 villagers in Sunday's shooting spree in Kandahar.
A sensation of unbearable, sudden heat seems to come out of nowhere -- this wave, a strong electromagnetic beam, is the latest non-lethal weapon unveiled by the US military this week.
When the makers of "Top Gun" were filming on board the USS Enterprise, they donated a set of black fuzzy dice to liven up the ship's otherwise drab interior.
Washington has allegedly opened discussions with allies on possible military intervention in Syria, as foreign ministers from the UN Security Council nations to meet later on Monday to discuss the Syrian conflict.
Three veterans groups are seeking class-action status for a lawsuit they filed in 2009 against the Defense Department, the CIA and the Army
In order to be able to claim "no more troops on the ground" in Afghanistan by 2014, the Pentagon envisaging transferring its special operations forces to the CIA, thus "making them spies" and "reducing the number of troops".
A 12-year-old boy been killed in a fresh Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip, bringing the death toll from Israeli attacks to 18 since Friday, according to Palestinian medical sources.
The Syrian president has told Kofi Annan, the UN and Arab League envoy, that no political solution is possible in Syria while "terrorist" groups are destabilising the country.
A US soldier has killed more than a dozen civilians in a shooting spree in southern Afghanistan before being detained, officials say.
Radio Host Michael Medved cannot explain why other countries like China can be perfectly safe without bases around the world but the United States must have them in order to be safe.
An Afghan Air Force colonel who killed eight U.S. Air Force officers in April may have been involved in the drug running