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[23 Jun 2014 | 16 Comments | ]
Exclusive: President Obama frees terrorists while U.S. soldiers in Leavenworth. Sgt. Derrick Miller story

While President Barack Obama gave get-out-of-jail-free-cards to five top Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in exchange for POW Bowe Bergahl, U.S. Army Sergeant Derrick Miller remains in Leavenworth prison, in Kansas, sentenced to life with no hope of a sentence reduction, let alone clemency.

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[1 Apr 2013 | 4 Comments | ]
Travesty: David Petraeus apologizes for Sex, should apologize for COIN and Benghazi

The truth is Petraeus is getting off easy. Sex has a provided him with cover that conceals his real record worthy of apology, explanation, and contrition; a record no number of shiny medals can camouflage that has hurt America’s national security while destroying and continuing to destroy military families.

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[14 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Double Standard? Taliban Prisoners go Free while American Troops Remain in Prison

“We have to let these guys go all the time no matter what they do, and then we find them trying to hit us again. But if they think I’ve screwed up once, then [the military will] have no problem throwing me to the wolves,” Brooks said.

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[22 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Obama v. McChrystal: The Playing-Politics PR War With Afghanistan

But first, putting aside the White House PR war, the critical question to address is how has the PR offensive in Afghanistan and the new rules of engagement under McChrystal affected the troops on the ground?

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[22 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Iran Rising

“I am officially announcing that Iran has joined the group of those countries which have nuclear technology.”

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[16 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
Inquiry: Are Soldiers Sent to the Battlefields Under Equipped?

Also of concern, the members said, were reports that troops are being sent to Iraq and Afghanistan “straight from boot camp” without enough stateside training.

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[27 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]
Afghanistan: Boots on the Ground Report: The Cost of Delay

“While the Obama violinists’ supple wrists magically fiddle with their bows, the firefights continue in Afghanistan.”

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[26 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

Today on what was “one of the deadliest days for US troops,” according to the US military, where 14 American warriors lost their lives in a series of helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, Senator John Kerry spoke before a live audience at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington …