The CIA’s drone campaign in Pakistan has killed dozens of civilians who had gone to help rescue victims or were attending funerals, an investigation by the Bureau for the Sunday Times has revealed.Read more »
Intervening to win?Read more »
On Tuesday, Staff Sgt. Frank G. Wuterich was sentenced to a maximum of 90 days in prison, but avoided any time in the brig because of a plea deal. The military judge was obligated to abide by the arrangement between prosecutors and defense attorneys, which amounts to a reduction in rank -- to private -- and a pay cut.Read more »
One of the Marines who admitted to participating in the Haditha massacre where 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians - including women, children, the elderly and the handicapped - will receive no detention.Read more »
"US Army suicides are levelling off but rates of domestic violence and sex crimes among soldiers have increased.." then many leave to join law enforcement.
A further take away is the mess that war takes on a humans mind.
"The men can be heard joking 'Have a great day, buddy', 'Golden like a shower' and 'Yeahhhh!' as they groan with relief whilst urinating."Read more »
Scattered boos and jeers drowned out Paul's call for a "golden rule" in American foreign policy.Read more »
A 39-second video shared by "semperfiLoneVoice" (whose YouTube account as since been closed) appears to show four US Marines urinating on the bodies of Iraqi or Afghani nationals, contrary to the terms of the third Geneva Convention (Section III). If this proves to be authentic, I'm going to use "Semper Fi" as a new colloquialism for a golden shower.Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking beyond the wars he inherited, President Barack Obama on Thursday launched a reshaping and shrinking of the military. He vowed to preserve U.S. pre-eminence even as the Army and Marine Corps shed troops and the administration considers reducing its arsenal of nuclear weapons.Read more »
A great new video for the Ron Paul 2012 campaign. How would you like it if Chinese troops were on our soil?Read more »
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