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Navy team brings canines back from Afghanistan

March 12, 2014
Although there was a promise to bring home our troops from the Middle East, there are currently around 38,000 United States military personnel still serving in Afghanistan. As with any war, the longevity of it tends to take a...

Obama vs. Putin

March 10, 2014
President Barack Obama of the United States started his political career in the Illinois State Senate in 1996. Before this he was working with inner city groups in Chicago. He would stay in the State Senate until 2004 when he...

Afghan soldiers killed by NATO drone strike

March 6, 2014
News that a recent NATO drone strike has resulted in the deaths of 5 Afghan soldiers has shaken up already tense relations between Washington and Kabul. Government officials have said a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan accidentally killed five...

Barack Obama: Second Term Novice

March 6, 2014
Barack Obama was born in August 4th, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1967 he would move to Indonesia and stay there until his return to Hawaii in 1971. Obama would live with his Grandparents for most of his childhood. In...

Congressional panel probes Extortion 17 tragedy in Afghanistan

February 27, 2014
A House of Representatives committee heard testimony on Thursday regarding a military special operations mission in 2011, code named "Extortion 17" by the personnel involved in the classified operation during the continuing Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, that ended...

Departing Afghanistan is a relief, but what's next?

February 26, 2014
The United States desperately needs a break from financing wars and costly foreign policy that fails to provide a high return on cost. Getting out of the Afghanistan quagmire is a welcomed relief, even when it comes as a product...

One of the best films ever made. Lone Survivor

February 16, 2014
The story begins where the lives of the principal characters began in a very real sense, at SEAL Team training in San Diego. The short glimpse into what is renowned as the toughest possible military training sets the tone...