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Salon.com
“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmaresI first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills. Th
“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
I first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills. This was courtesy of the admirably dedicated David Barsamian, who broadcast one of McGovern’s talks on Alternative Radio in late-2013. Reception up here being spotty, I... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weight limits wobble as female Marines bulk upAs the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, t
Weight limits wobble as female Marines bulk up
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
As the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, the Marine Corps is considering something new: boosting how heavy it allows women to be so that they are able to bulk up in the gym to carry heavy loads more... Read more
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Yahoo News
Situation Report: General wants U.S. troops closer to the fight in Afghanistan; gadgets to monitor Iran’s nukes; Libya decision hanging over Washington; Saudi is up for a fight in Syria; big price tags for the Pentagon’s nukes; and lots more By Paul...
Situation Report: General wants U.S. troops closer to the fight in Afghanistan; gadgets to monitor Iran’s nukes; Libya decision hanging over Washington; Saudi is up for a fight in Syria; big price tags for the Pentagon’s nukes; and lots more
Yahoo News / Posted 18 hours ago
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Yahoo News
In Obama's final year, Senate is slow to act on his nominees By RICHARD LARDNER and MARY CLARE JALONICKFebruary 5, 2016 5:21 PM This Apri
In Obama's final year, Senate is slow to act on his nominees
Yahoo News / Posted 19 hours ago
By RICHARD LARDNER and MARY CLARE JALONICKFebruary 5, 2016 5:21 PM This April 17, 2014, photo, provided by the U.S. Army, shows then-Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson, Jr. speaking to his... Read more
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Air Force Times
Pentagon 'puppy project' scientist defends work as research, not wasteGregory Berns bristles at critics attacking his $1.1 million “Pentagon puppy pr
Pentagon 'puppy project' scientist defends work as research, not waste
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
Gregory Berns bristles at critics attacking his $1.1 million “Pentagon puppy project” research as wasteful and frivolous. For starters, none of his dogs are puppies. “All of the dogs we use are older,” the Emory University neuroscientist notes. “We... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The nation in briefPedestrian killed in crane collapse NEW YORK -- A construction crane being low
The nation in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Pedestrian killed in crane collapse NEW YORK -- A construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lawmakers pressure Navy to block promotion of rear admiral accused of retaliating against suspected whistle-blowers | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Lawmakers pressure Navy to block promotion of rear
Lawmakers pressure Navy to block promotion of rear admiral accused of retaliating against suspected whistle-blowers
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Lawmakers pressure Navy to block promotion of rear admiral accused of retaliating against suspected... Read more
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Salon.com
In Obama’s final year, Senate is slow to act on his nomineesWASHINGTON (AP) — If you wear combat fatigues to work, then your nomination is
In Obama’s final year, Senate is slow to act on his nominees
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you wear combat fatigues to work, then your nomination is almost sure to sail through the Senate. If not, you’re likely in for a long wait. In just a week, senators confirmed Army Lt. Gen. John W. “Mick” Nicholson Jr. to be the... Read more
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Daily Herald
In Obama's final year, Senate is slow to act on his nomineesWASHINGTON -- If you wear combat fatigues to work, then your nomination is almo
In Obama's final year, Senate is slow to act on his nominees
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON -- If you wear combat fatigues to work, then your nomination is almost sure to sail through the Senate. If not, you're likely in for a long wait. In just a week, senators confirmed Army Lt. Gen. John W. "Mick" Nicholson Jr. to be the next... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
AP National News Calendar Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Feb. 7 - Feb. 13. Note that many
AP National News Calendar
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted yesterday
Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Feb. 7 - Feb. 13. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST) unless otherwise... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
More military failures in IraqThere’s good news coming out of Iraq ... again. The efforts of a 65-nation coal
More military failures in Iraq
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
There’s good news coming out of Iraq ... again. The efforts of a 65-nation coalition and punishing US air strikes have helped local ground forces roll back gains made by the Islamic State (IS) group. Government forces and Shia militias have... Read more
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Breitbart
John Bolton: Hillary Clinton Email Defense ‘Deceitful, Or Utterly Uneducated’Former Ambassador John Bolton, author of “Surrender Is Not an Option: Defending
John Bolton: Hillary Clinton Email Defense ‘Deceitful, Or Utterly Uneducated’
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Former Ambassador John Bolton, author of “Surrender Is Not an Option: Defending America at the United Nations,” joined Breitbart News daily host Stephen K. Bannon today to discuss the ongoing investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email fiasco. Said... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Viewers' Choice 2016: Best jewelry store in New HampshireThe U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
Viewers' Choice 2016: Best jewelry store in New Hampshire
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Hollywood Minute: TSwift develops a mobile appThe U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
Hollywood Minute: TSwift develops a mobile app
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KSPR Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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My EastText
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
10 Foods that last foreverThe U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
10 Foods that last forever
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point' | Politics - Home Troop drawdown could harm mission, general tells senators
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
| Politics - Home Troop drawdown could harm mission, general tells senators The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
U.S. General: 'Afghanistan is at an inflection point'
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
10 Foods that last foreverThe U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
10 Foods that last forever
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Long-term Afghan presence sends message to Pak, Taliban:US GenWith Pakistan and Taliban hedging their bets on the planned withdrawal of Ameri
Long-term Afghan presence sends message to Pak, Taliban:US Gen
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
With Pakistan and Taliban hedging their bets on the planned withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, a top US commander has pushed for a long-term commitment to the war-torn country... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training missionWASHINGTON (AP) — The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan securi
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training mission
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan security forces will be constrained if the U.S. troop level is cut to 5,500 as President Barack Obama has proposed, the senior American commander in Afghanistan said... Read more
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Daily Mail
Air Force's A-10 Thunderbolt 'warthogs' will not be retiredPigs get to keep flying: before 2022 Pentagon planned to scrap A-10 in order
Air Force's A-10 Thunderbolt 'warthogs' will not be retired
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Pigs get to keep flying: before 2022 Pentagon planned to scrap A-10 in order to help pay for new F-35 fighter Rise of ISIS means close-range support provided by A-10 is badly needed Ash... Read more
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TribLIVE
Training of Afghan forces will be constrained if troop levels reduced, commander says | TribLIVE Neighborhoods WASHINGTON — The ability to train and advise the.
Training of Afghan forces will be constrained if troop levels reduced, commander says
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods WASHINGTON — The ability to train and advise the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training missionWASHINGTON (AP) - The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan securi
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training mission
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan security forces will be constrained if the U.S. troop level is cut to 5,500 as President Barack Obama has proposed, the senior American commander in Afghanistan said on... Read more
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The Columbian
General: Troop cuts constrain Afghan trainingWASHINGTON — The ability to train and advise the still-green Afghan security fo
General: Troop cuts constrain Afghan training
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The ability to train and advise the still-green Afghan security forces will be constrained if the U.S. troop level is cut to 5,500, as President Barack Obama has proposed, the senior American commander in Afghanistan said Thursday. Army... Read more
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The Hill
Senate confirms Afghan chiefThe Senate on Thursday signed off on President Obama's nominee to take over com
Senate confirms Afghan chief
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate on Thursday signed off on President Obama's nominee to take over command of troops in Afghanistan. Lt. Gen. John "Mick" Nicholson was confirmed by unanimous consent after Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who chairs the Armed Services... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training missionWASHINGTON | The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan security fo
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training mission
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON | The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan security forces will be constrained if the U.S. troop level is cut to 5,500 as President Barack Obama has proposed, the senior American commander in Afghanistan said on... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
General says U.S. troop cuts would leave too few to train AfghansWASHINGTON (AP) — The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan securi
General says U.S. troop cuts would leave too few to train Afghans
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan security forces will be constrained if the U.S. troop level is cut to 5,500 as President Barack Obama has proposed, the senior American commander in Afghanistan said on... Read more
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Slate
Hillary Clinton Told the Truth About Her Iraq War VoteA specter is haunting Hillary Clinton’s campaign: the specter of Iraq, specific
Hillary Clinton Told the Truth About Her Iraq War Vote
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
A specter is haunting Hillary Clinton’s campaign: the specter of Iraq, specifically her Senate vote in 2002 giving President George W. Bush the authority to make war on Iraq. This vote was the main reason she lost the Democratic nomination, six years... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Are F-35s fit for combat? Military doesn't knowThe military risks committing itself to buying billions of dollars of F-35 figh
Are F-35s fit for combat? Military doesn't know
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
The military risks committing itself to buying billions of dollars of F-35 fighter jets before they have demonstrated they are fit for combat, a new Pentagon report warns. The development of the Joint Strike Fighter F-35, a fifth-generation stealth... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Pick to lead Afghanistan forces says situation is worseningPresident Barack Obama's nominee to be the next U.S. commander in Afghanistan s
Pick to lead Afghanistan forces says situation is worsening
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday the security situation in the war-torn country is deteriorating and assured senators he will do a thorough review of American troop levels needed to stabilize... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Generals say women should have to register for draftThe top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take
Generals say women should have to register for draft
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, adding that women also should have to register for the draft. The military service leaders repeatedly... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Top U.S. general in Afghanistan: 2016 'possibly worse than 2015'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
Top U.S. general in Afghanistan: 2016 'possibly worse than 2015'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Top U.S. general in Afghanistan: 2016 'possibly worse than 2015'The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at a
Top U.S. general in Afghanistan: 2016 'possibly worse than 2015'
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S.'s top commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that "Afghanistan is at an inflection point" and that 2016 could be "no better and possibly worse than 2015" if adjustments are not made. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee,... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Air Force won't kill off WarthogThe Warthog will continue to fly. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter this week co
Air Force won't kill off Warthog
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
The Warthog will continue to fly. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter this week confirmed what had been rumored for months: The Air Force’s ground attack jet, the inelegant but well-armed and well-armored A-10 Thunderbolt, nicknamed the “Warthog,” will... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training missionWASHINGTON (AP) - The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan securi
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training mission
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan security forces will be constrained if the U.S. troop level is cut to 5,500 as President Barack Obama has proposed, the senior American commander in Afghanistan said on... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training missionWASHINGTON (AP) - The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan securi
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training mission
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan security forces will be constrained if the U.S. troop level is cut to 5,500 as President Barack Obama has proposed, the senior American commander in Afghanistan said on... Read more
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