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Obama’s Failed Legacy In Afghanistan: 300 Marines Headed Back To The Endless Afghan War By
WASHINGTON — Despite campaign promises to bring an end to U.S. wars in the Middle East, there’s still no end in sight to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan as Barack Obama enters the final days of his presidency. As one...
The U.S. Military’s Child Sex Abuse Problem By
WASHINGTON  — Cpl. Aaron C. Masa became fast friends with a fellow Marine during field training in North Carolina. But behind his buddy’s back, Masa was sexually abusing his friend’s 3-year-old stepdaughter. He also took sexually explicit photos of the girl...
Cops Assault And Arrest Two Marines Who Were Giving First Aid To An Unconscious Man By
Reports: San Diego, Calif. – Two active duty U.S. Marines have been charged with felony assault and battery charges stemming from an altercation with San Diego police officers and face the possibility of being dishonorably discharged from the service if convicted, as...
Many Returning Military Vets Bound For College By
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After five years in the Marines, including a tour in Afghanistan in which he saw buddies die in combat, Andrew Kispert found going back to college as a new veteran one of his biggest challenges yet. For starters, there was the strangeness of resuming...
Venezuela Sends Military To Fight Caracas Street Crime By
LIMA, Peru — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has launched a plan to fight crime in the streets of Caracas, with its first phase involving 3,000 military troops. “Our armed forces are taking the streets to protect the people,” Maduro said in a speech to...
Most Military Sexual Assault Cases Go Unreported By
They are young, often low-ranking service members out on the weekend in the late night and early morning hours. Sometimes they’ve been drinking. Often those who sexually assault them are in the armed forces, too. But in the vast majority of military sexual assault...
China: U.S. Military Buildup Is Destabilizing Asia-Pacific Region By
In its latest account of national defense efforts, China said Tuesday that the United States is destabilizing the Asia-Pacific region by strengthening its military alliances and sending more ships, planes and troops to the area. The U.S. policy known as the “pivot”...
The Changing Face Of America’s Foreign Military Presence By
Before stepping down last year, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) rallied feverishly and passionately for the removal of United States military bases abroad. “We’re under great threat, because we occupy so many countries. We’re in 130 countries. We have 900 bases around...
North Korea Puts Artillery Forces At Top Combat Posture By
North Korea’s military warned Tuesday that its artillery and rocket forces are at their highest-level combat posture in the latest in a string of bellicose threats aimed at South Korea and the United States. Seoul’s Defense Ministry said it hasn’t seen...
Conservatives, Billionaire Fund “Price Of Freedom: Americans at War” Museum Exhibit By
(MintPress) – “I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I write this letter on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of veterans who have been wounded and on behalf of those whose wounds, physical and psychological, have destroyed...