Afghanistan Mission Requires More NATO, International Support, General Says
By Gerry J. Gilmore
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2008 – U.S., NATO and Afghan forces’ efforts are preventing Taliban insurgents and transnational terrorists from regaining a foothold in Afghanistan, but more support is required from NATO and the international community, a senior U.S. military officer told [...]
Iraqi troops capture mid-level AQI leader, six other suspects
Posted: 05 May 2008 09:40 AM CDT
BAGHDAD (May 4, 2008) – Soldiers with the 5th Iraqi Army Division and a Muqdadiyah Special Weapons and Tactics team, advised by U.S. Special Forces, detained a mid-level al-Qaeda in Iraq leader and detained six other suspected terrorists in an operation [...]
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This is not a good sign. Big time industrial donors that gave big money to George W. Bush is shunning John McCain and actually giving to the Democratic candidates.
Senator John McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee, is struggling to attract money from some of the same industries that helped bankroll President George W. Bush’s record-setting [...]
Oil has risen to $126 a barrel today. That is a record high with no end in sight. There are now concerns whether or not the United States will sanction Venezuela over reports that big fat Hugo Chavez is trying to overthrow the government of Columbia.
On Friday, The Wall Street Journal published a report [...]
What is going on in Burma is a enourmous human tragedy. The Junta will not allow boots on the ground to assess the situation, which some people are calling worse the the tsunami in 2004. The Burmese government is a disgrace to mankind. Now, it comes out that food sent in by the UN yesterday [...]
BAGHDAD — The leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was arrested in the northern city of Mosul, the Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman said Thursday.
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This report has not yet been confirmed.
FoxNews reports that the individual captured in Iraq is not Abu Ayyub al-Masri.
Michael Yon’s “Moment of Truth in Iraq”
by Austin Bay
May 6, 2008
Michael Yon is one of those unusual Americans who emerge in wartime to do the jobs that need to be done. The job he is doing is covering combat in Iraq at the gritty, confusing and valiant level of close combat, and doing so with [...]
This 13 minute video is a compilation of the absurdity that defines the left and the sad state of affairs of those that march in lock-step with the uninformed masses that bow to the altar of the new “Rock Star, Obama.” On a recent radio program the host accurately, I believe, described Obama as, “a [...]
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1st Lt. Aaron Kletzing, a Chicago native, ensures the impact zone is clear on April 26 before the firing of an Excalibur round from a M777 Howitzer on Camp Taji, northwest of Baghdad. Kletzing is the fire support officer for Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Warrior,” 25th [...]
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