We received a phone call Thursday afternoon from a "15-year veteran" of the Army infantry and "close friend" to Ted Daniels, the actual soldier in the helmet-cam video that's gone viral achieving more than 21 million YouTube hits.
I was with the Marines in April when we assaulted a Taliban jump-off point just east of the Musaqela District in Helmand, Afghanistan.
Samuel Johnson said, “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”
Troops Block Convoy From Reaching South Waziristan
U.S. drones hover over villages in Pakistan, with the residents never knowing when they will strike.
NATO forces “are fleeing Afghanistan” in “humiliation and disgrace”, proclaims the Taliban as the US-led war in the country enters its twelfth year.
The USS George Washington and the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier strike groups (CSGs), a flotilla of five ships and more than 10,000 Navy personnel are now operating in the conflict ridden South China Sea area.
Don Harvel thought he was cruising to a well-deserved retirement after 35 years flying cargo planes for the U.S. Air Force.
Strange things have inspired designers of military weapons in the past. Some weapons engineers created new systems based on dreams, others by taking off-the-shelf technology and weaponizing it. Some even set off on a bizarre odyssey to weaponize the
Aside from being killed by the Afghan troops they're tasked with training, the number one cause of death for U.S. troops in Afghanistan is IEDs.
Every now and then, they reveal the real reason: Iranian nuclear weapons prevent the US from attacking Iran at will, and that is what is intolerable.
The wrongful death lawsuit for Rachel Corrie was not a solution, but rather a symptom of a broken system of accountability within Israel and the U.S. government, writes guest columnist Cindy Corrie.
The U.S. appears to have given up on a political settlement with the Taliban in Afghanistan.
These are some warning signs that that you have turned into a terrorist who will soon kill your co-workers, according to the U.S. military.
Last week, the Obama Administration argued in front of the First Circuit Court of Appeals that there is no official evidence we are waging drone warfare in northern Pakistan.
Chinese hackers break in to White House military office network in charge of the president’s nuclear football
Environmental modification techniques (ENMOD) for military use constitute, in the present context of global warfare, the ultimate weapon of mass destruction.
Obscuring the devastating effects of U.S. drones killing innocent civilians around the world, it is with a touch of rather inappropriate humor and enthusiasm that the military consulting company Strike Fighter Consulting speaks highly of the U.S. Nav
The phrase ‘chemical weapons’ has sparked fear in the US for years, so the Pentagon recently dished out $2.7 million for research on using a plant closely related to tobacco to protect soldiers from chemical warfare.
Government officials claim they’re ultra-precise killing machines that never, ever miss their targets. Outside groups say they’re covered in children’s blood.
The Taliban insurgency is as strong as ever, Kabul is weak, and overall violence has not subsided.
A unit of U.S. Army Special Operations soldiers was recently deployed to Iraq and more U.S. soldiers may soon be on their way, according to a New York Times report on the impact the civil war in neighboring Syria is having on Iraq's "fragile society
Canada's foot-dragging over repatriating Khadr is the latest episode in the abandonment of a child caught up in combat
This is the same designation held by al-Qaeda, and it means that Assange could be killed or detained without trial
Devices commonly used by police to quell civil unrest, disperse protests
"He talked to me in the day, which would be in the middle of his night," his father, Dan Anders, said. "He didn't sleep. He was just worried." There were good reasons for concern. During his six-month tour, the Taliban staged a major attack at his
Flemington, New Jersey has all of 4,500 people. It hasn’t seen a murder in well over a decade.
Looking at the ugly pictures coming out of Tibet, I ask myself a question. "How would I feel as a policeman or a soldier facing a protesting crowd of civilians? If I know in my heart that these crowds are innocent or even right, do I have to go and b
The U.S. Air National Guard has purchased half a million dollars worth of portable LRAD acoustic systems, which are commonly used by police to quell protests and civil unrest, ensuring that the sonic weapons will be deployed “throughout” America duri
Believe it or not, dogs have been fighting beside their human counterparts in military conflicts for the better part of the last 3,000 years.