The ACLU feels the surplus equipment, things like flash-bang grenades, shock cuffs, and tracking devices that are being handed down, are leading to more aggressive policing, especially in poor neighborhoods and neighborhoods of color.
The AC-130 gunship is just a modified C-130 cargo plane, but there is no more devastating array of firepower supporting troops on the ground, anywhere in the world.
Support wanes for conscript system in Europe ... Austrians vote on army conscription this weekend, an issue on which voters in Switzerland might also be polled this year.
Lew, the West Point professor who is teaching the cadets there that believers in the traditional American Jeffersonian/ Madisonian philosophy of federalism and limited constitutional government are potential terrorists is one Arie Perliger.
Obama never clarified what he meant when he stated in July 2008: "We cannot continue to rely on our military to achieve the national security objectives we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just asRead Letter
Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal told the Army Monday that he intends to retire, military officials said, less than a week after President Barack Obama fired him as the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
They point out that according to Israel, it will not be in a position to launch a strike on Iran without using bases in Georgia and Azerbaijan due to the limited capabilities of its nuclear submarines stationed near the Iranian coast.
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.
If you're looking for fallout maps, you won't find any such map here or anywhere that will satisfy your whim or sophisticated inquiry. Why? Because the executioners, to their best of their satisfactions, don't want you to see them.
The military brass and noncoms may believe they are acting in our nation’s interest by protecting American citizens in our two present wars. Sadly, that is a false belief fueled by the propaganda machine known as the main stream media. The American m
Russia appears to have a "schizophrenic" approach to Iran, viewing Tehran as a security threat while pursuing commercial deals with the country, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Thursday.
The FBI was investigating after a civilian was arrested with grenades in his vehicle on an Army base in Georgia. The arrest came a day after an AWOL serviceman was arrested in Florida for trying to enter an base there with fake ID and weapons,
Unexplained Multi-State National Guard Mobilizations Raising All Sorts Of Red Flags June 13th, 2010 Posted By Erik Wong. SHTF Plan: Eye witness reports from Georgia, Minnesota, Alabama, Kansas, and perhaps Texas suggest large scale mobilizat
Gen. David Petraeus slumped at the witness table Tuesday while testifying at a Senate hearing, and a spokesman said the general was likely dehydrated and jet-lagged from his travels.
Pentagon investigators are trying to determine the whereabouts of the founder of Wikileaks for fear he may publish a huge cache of classified State Department cables that could do serious damage to national security, government officials tell The Da
US National Guard troops being sent to the Mexican border will be used to stem the flow of guns and drugs across the frontier and not to enforce US immigration laws, the State Department said Wednesday. The clarification came after the Mexican gov
A short video on how some in the US military 'Make Friends and Influence People'.
A robotic Air Force space plane that launched in late April under a shroud of secrecy is most likely an orbital spy vehicle, and not a space weapon or weapon platform, a former U.S. Air Force officer says in a new report.