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Canadian troops told to ignore child rape by Afghan allies

http://www.opednews.com

The stated goal of the US-led War in Afghanistan, according to the Obama Administration, is to defeat the Taliban and establish a stable democratic government over the entire country. Critical to that goal is establishing a professional Afghan army and police force that is not corrupt, and that has the respect of the Afghan people.

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Female Soldiers More Likely to Be Raped than Killed in Action

http://abcnews.go.com

A House subcommittee is set to shed new light on the problem of sexual assault in the military today, when it will hear testimony on sexual assault numbers, prevention and response as part of its ongoing investigation into the issue.

"A woman who signs up to protect her country is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire," said Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA), who introduced a bill this summer to increase and encourage the investigation of prosecution of sexual assault and rape cases in the military and is attending today's hearing.

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John Yoo argues president has authority to massacre entire villages

http://trueslant.com

On the season premiere of Real Time with Bill Maher, former governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer, explained that war criminal, Dick Cheney, cannot be prosecuted even though Cheney confessed to war crimes on ABC News.

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UK Reveals ‘Cruel, and Degrading’ Treatment by US at Gitmo

http://news.antiwar.com

Following a pitched court battle, the British Foreign Office has been forced to release seven previously “redacted” paragraphs regarding allegations of mistreatment by former Gitmo detainee Binyam Mohamed. The paragraphs were part of a CIA document shared with the British government about Mohamed’s status. The rest of the document had previously been released.

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New National Guard ad

http://www.youtube.com

This ad just scared the hell out of me.

Citizen soldiers?

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