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  • Alex Hofmann
    Interview with Alex Hofmann of Fallujah
    On the first day of Summer Slaughter tour I had the good fortune to find Alex Hofmann of Fallujah and I managed to get time out of his busy day for some questions and answers. Check the conversation below.Miikka Skaffari: It’s been about two...
  • Al-Qaida takes Fallujah - U.S. Marine victory in Iraq War
    Al-Qaida takes Fallujah - U.S. Marine victory in Iraq War
    At this point in Iraq’s ongoing civil strife, one has to wonder what all the grieving families of U.S. military personnel during the Iraq War (2003-11) are now think of their son’s, daughter’s, wife’s, husband’s...
  • al-Qaeda in Iraq Marching in Fallujah
    Iraqi cops murdered and wounded during series of ambushes
    At least 10 American-trained, Iraqi police officers were killed and another five cops were wounded during a trio of ambushes in Iraq on Tuesday, according to former police terrorism task force member John Kubisty, who monitors radical Islamic...
  • John Kerry comments: Help to Iraq but no U.S. entry in Iraq
    John Kerry comments: Help to Iraq but no U.S. entry in Iraq
    Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States will support Iraq’s fight against Al-Qaeda-linked forces that have overrun two cities, but won’t send in American troops, reports Politico Sunday afternoon.Violence has...
  • Fallujah
    Fallujah, Al-Qaeda and Sunni stronghold
    Fallujah and the place called Iraq reflected high and low points throughout history. From a Western perspective, what confounds future progress is the incredible secularism and divisiveness among Muslims and various tribes and political...
  • Iraqi kids protesting for peace in their country
    Fallujah has been captured by an Al-Qaeda force in Iraq
    Iraq is in turmoil with it appearing the very costly American troop presence in the country simply having set the stage for a total destabilization of the country after their withdrawal. An Al-Qaeda force has captured Fallujah amid a rise in...
  • November 18 The Gasworks
    November 18: The Gasworks presents The Last Ten Seconds of Life and guests
    On November 18, Albuquerque’s The Gasworks, in conjunction with Joe Angel Productions, presents The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Fallujah, Seeker, Silence the Messenger, Forty Fathoms, Triumph over Shipwreck, Reformers, Fields of Elysium, and...
  • Syria
    U.S. hypocritical on chemical weapons
    The U.S. desire to strike Syria is not, and never has been, about chemical weapons. While publicly saying all the right things, the U.S. history in the region, combined with current political factors, indicate that Syria is part of a much larger...
  • Marines
    Obama's 'Bayonet-Gate' dilemma
    Tell It To The Marines...During last night's last round of the presidential debates, Barack Obama's none-too-subtle swipe at challenger Mitt Romney may have done a better job at illustrating his own lack of basic understanding of the same...
  • These 1-3 Marines from Hawaii have just made a new door into this building as part of their building-cleaning operations
    Marine vet's experiences in Iraq portrayed in 'Fallujah' opera
    The experiences of war can leave a person traumatized with horrors that can't be explained. The brutality that many Marines see during war can't be erased from their memory. The horrors of combat have been forever etched into their...
  • Marine Corps Portrait of Rafael Peralta
    The case for Marine Sergeant Rafael Peralta’s Medal of Honor
    Sgt. Rafael Peralta’s case for the Medal of Honor, (MOH) has shifted again. An unnamed congressman is pressing the Pentagon to take another look into new evidence in favor of giving Peralta the medal.Marines in Peralta's unit says he...
  • Medals
    Lehigh Valley group chronicles local veteran's experiences
    It was just two months ago that the United States said goodbye to its last living veteran of the Great War; Frank Buckles, the last of the so-called doughboys, passed away at his home in West Virginia at the age of 110. At the time of his death,...
  • Fallujah
    Semper Fi! And Happy Birthday
    “On November 10, 1775, a Corps of Marineswas created by a resolution of the Continental Congress. Since that date many thousands of men have borne the name Marine. In memory of them it is fitting that we who are Marinesshould commemorate the...
  • Fallujah
    Remembering Fallujah
    Six years ago, at 7 PM local time in Iraq, the 10,000+ Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of Task Force Blue Diamond started Operation Phantom Fury with their movement to take the western Peninsula and block the two bridges across the...
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    Kandahar is not Fallujah
    While Kandahar and Fallujah are both located at ancient crossroads of civilization, the cities could not be more different. Fallujah lies in the heart of the ancient Assyrian civilization while Kandahar has always skirted two ancient empires....