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Finally we are finished in Iraq

(Reuters) – U.S. forces formally ended their nine-year war in Iraq on Thursday with a low key flag ceremony in Baghdad, while to the north flickering violence highlighted ethnic and sectarian strains threatening the country in years ahead. Finished “in” … Continue reading

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Great news! No more “business as usual” with Pakistan.

msnbc.com news services updated 11/28/2011 1:40:28 PM ET ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ruled out “business as usual” with the United States on Monday after a NATO attack killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, and the army threatened to … Continue reading

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From a billboard in Alaska

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A colleague comes home from the Secret War in Southeast Asia

. . . a farmer in Laos found human remains that JPAC officials determined were the three Americans from Reconnaissance Team Maryland: Sergeants Shue, Wald and Brown. A forensic report confirmed that teeth recovered from that area matched Sergeant Shue’s … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2011

Memorial Day and I miss the guys that did not come home. There were to many of them. Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to our country. It … Continue reading

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Yemen on brink of civil war as clashes spread

The question is how long before we or NATO start bombing Yemen? Stretched thin by two wars, the U.S. military is spending upward of $1 billion in an international assault to destroy Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s air defenses and save … Continue reading

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