Between Dead and Wounded, Military Offers $916,000 to Relatives
The South Korean government has threatened to shoot down a North Korean rocket due for launch in April.
"An Afghan elder who lives in Zangawat, a village near the base, said U.S. soldiers threatened residents with retaliation after an American vehicle hit a buried bomb three days before the shootings. " (LA Times)
In 1876, at the so-called Battle of the Little Bighorn when U.S. Cavalry regiments attacked an Indian village along the Little Bighorn River in Wyoming, the first casualty was a ten-year old Lakota Sioux boy named Deeds.
Two weeks ago, I blogged about Mitt Romney’s proposal to spend at least 4 percent of GDP on the Pentagon’s budget.
A US Africa Command official confirmed on Friday the leader of military coup d’état in Mali has visited the US on several occasions, receiving professional military education.
The Marine Corps has initiated disciplinary action against a Marine sergeant for comments he posted on his "Armed Forces Tea Party" Facebook page criticizing President Barack Obama, a spokesman said on Thursday.
The murder of 17 Afghan civilians – most of them children – by staff sergeant Robert Bales may be far worse than we think at present.
& Is Telling Ammo Dealers To Stop Selling To Their Vendors & Civilians.
The Marine Corps notified a sergeant who has been openly critical of Obama that he is violating policy barring troops from political activities and he faces dismissal. Sgt. Stein started a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party to encourage serv
The Marine Corps Times previews its cover story about anti-Obama Marines at their 'Battle Rattle' blog.
Soldiers on Wednesday stormed the state TV and radio station in Mali, as fears of a possible coup gripped the country in the wake of a military mutiny which spread from a garrison in the capital to one thousands of miles away.
The Russian military must prepare to counter U.S. missile defense plans in Europe even as talks between Moscow and Washington are ongoing
Update: as we hit print, we see headlines that the UK will cooperate with the US on bilateral agreement to release oil stocks.
Is there something wrong with Joint Base Lewis-McChord? Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/03/18/142329/is-lewis-mcchord-really-the-most.html#storylink=cpy
We may never know what drove a US Army staff sergeant to head out into the Afghan night and allegedly murder at least 16 civilians in their homes, among them nine children and three women.
The infamous School of the Americas (SOA) (now euphemistically renamed the "Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation") has long been accused of teaching human rights violations, including torture.
The war in Afghanistan—where the enemy is elusive and rarely seen, where the cultural and linguistic disconnect makes every trip outside the wire a visit to hostile territory
US Marines are set to arrive in Australia’s tropical north next month as Washington increases its military presence as part of a renewed emphasis on the Asia-Pacific, reports said Tuesday. State radio said about 250 Marines were set to deploy to D
In the wake of the massacre in Afghanistan, there has been much media coverage of the shooter, and almost none of the victims.
This year’s Chinese military budget, approved by the National People’s Congress, is 670 billion yuan ($US106.4 billion), an 11.2 percent increase from 2011 and a doubling from 2006.
US Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall sent Attorney General Eric Holder a letter expressing their concern over the official use and abuse by the Obama Administration of the Patriot Act, not only against “foreign terrorists”, but against US citizens.
A new report reveals that US forces continue to send detainees to prisons where torture is practiced, despite NATO's promise to suspend prison transfers last September.
North Korea has made advances towards defusing tension in the region, agreeing to allow the return of UN nuclear inspectors.
Is there something wrong with Joint Base Lewis-McChord?
By now, most people have probably heard about George Clooney's arrest on Friday, March 16, outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, DC. In addition to Clooney, several others were arrested, including his father Nick Clooney, Martin Luther King II
Washington is planning to deploy even more ships, subs and choppers to the Persian Gulf despite the fact that it already stations aircraft carriers in the region.
The New York Times yesterday conveyed important and exciting evidence of American progress in Afghanistan
I'm getting a bit tired of the "deranged" soldier story. It was predictable, of course.