Troops in Iraq Kill Nine, Capture 56, Destroy Terrorist Hideouts
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2008 – Coalition and Iraqi forces killed nine suspected terrorists, detained 56 others and destroyed terrorist safe havens and training grounds in Iraq over the past four days, military officials said.
In Iraq today:
– Coalition forces southeast of Samarra detained two [...]
Musharraf’s party suffered a huge defeat in elections yesterday in Pakistan. The question today is, will he resign? Or, better yet, will he be forced to resign?
The late Benazir Bhutto’s party, Pakistan People’s Party, won 87 seats so far in a 287 seat Parliament. They were the big winners in the election that Musharraf [...]
Well, this is pretty good news for a Tuesday. Fidel Castro, who has basically destroyed Cuba and the Cuban people, has stepped down after running the country since 1959.
An ailing, 81-year-old Fidel Castro resigned as Cuba’s president Tuesday after foiling U.S. attempts to topple him for nearly half a century — leaving on his [...]
My friend BVG sent the following narrative and photos from the site of a recent tornado strike. His wife is fine, thank God as are all the residents of Prattville, which is about 25 miles NW of Montgomery, AL. To protect Mrs. BVG’s privacy, I’ve deleted the name of her employer.
Here are some additional pic’s [...]
An M1-A2 Abrams tank is in a warehouse being upgraded for Soldiers in the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, at Camp Taji, Feb. 16. Civilian contractors with General Dynamics are currently modifying these tanks with the Tank Urban Survivability Kit, which increases the level [...]
Well, some more good news from the illegal immigration battlefield. Danbury CT Police will start inquiring about the immigration status of people that they arrest. Seems like a lot of towns and cities are starting to take this approach as the illegal immigration problems get more serious by the day.
Spc. Erin Hammer, from Manti, Utah, and Spc. Ronald Gardner, from Durant, Okla., both Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, pose behind munitions seized from a weapon cache in Jurf Nadaf, a village east of Baghdad, Feb. 10. Standing to the side is Sgt. 1st Class Maxwell Donahue, from Damariscotta, Maine. Photo by Maj. [...]
Has anyone noticed that the rhetoric coming out of China and Russia has increased by a lot lately? Besides Russia basically blasting everything the United States has been doing in the world, China has also increased their criticism of the U.S as well.
The latest problem that that these 2 countries have with the United [...]
The study alluded to in the title above indicates that the USA is 19th out of 19 leading industrialized nations able to prevent the preventable death. Now on it’s face, many will think what an awful, awful healthcare system we have and others will chide the author of the piece below, William Campbell Douglass ll, [...]
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The Turkish Daily News is reporting in a high level meeting with Turkish officials that US intelligence reports indicate that due to extreme pressures by US and coalition military efforts as well as curtailed international financial support it appears the al Qaeda is establishing themselves in Turkey.
Mukasey warns Turkey on recent expansion of Al Qaeda [...]
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