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War Isn't Working - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War, petition, USA, ISIS, Pentagon, Taliban, never ending war )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
It was the last Iraq war that helped create ISIS. Pentagon officials said that they just need more time, or more troops to defeat the Taliban. But the Taliban is as strong as they have ever been in a long while. War is not working.
A Blackwater World Order
Business  (tags: mercenarianism, for-profit warfare, contractors, U.S., world, Sean McFate, Pentagon, neomedeivalism, Blackwater, Academi, Erik Prince, Dyncorp, "Saracen Interrnational", CIA )

Judy
- 22 days ago - theamericanconservative.com
"Now that the United States has opened the Pandora's Box of mercenarianism, private warriors of all stripes are coming out of the shadows to engage in for-profit warfare." It is a menacing thought.
Four Afghan Guantanamo Inmates Sent Home
Offbeat  (tags: Inmate's, Guantanamo Bay, Pentagon, USA )

Ray
- 74 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Four Afghan detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.
Flush Rush From Military Bases - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Flush Rush, Pentagon, sexual harassment, Rush Limbaugh, military bases, taxpayer monies, Armed Forces Network )

Dandelion
- 113 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The Armed Forces Network, a taxpayer-funded station that broadcasts on U.S. military bases around the world, continues to air Rush Limbaugh's program. The Pentagon faces a serious problem of sexual harassment and abuse his program only feeds the flames.
Don't Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, Economy, U.S., Pentagon )

Judy
- 131 days ago - commondreams.org
"Don't ask us how we spend money," the Pentagon basically says. "Because we can't really tell you."
Blame Game: Karl Rove Covered Up Discovery of Chemical Weapons in Iraq
Offbeat  (tags: WMD, Iraqq, Politics, Pentagon, USA )

Ray
- 136 days ago - rt.com
Karl Rove, a powerful senior advisor to President George W. Bush, is to blame for covering up the discovery of nearly 5,000 chemical munitions in Iraq, Republican insiders told the Daily Beast.
Probe of Silencers Leads to Web of Pentagon Secrets
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, clandestine operations, federal court, investigation, silencers, destroyed evidence, Directorate for Plans, Policy, Oversight & Integration )

Judy
- 141 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The mysterious workings of a Pentagon office that oversees clandestine operations are unraveling in federal court. A criminal investigation has exposed a secret weapons program entwined with allegations of a sweetheart contract, fake badges and...
Pentagon Accused of Whitewashing History of Vietnam War Era
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Viet Nam War, history, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, freedoms, corruption, cover-up, news, military )

CarrieSic
- 143 days ago - commondreams.org
More than 500 scholars, veterans, and activists have signed a petition demanding the chance to correct the Pentagon's sanitized version of Vietnam-era history, the New York Times reported Friday.
New Militant Group Khorasan Creates Mystery and Fear
Offbeat  (tags: militant group, Pentagon, conflict, USA )

Ray
- 158 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The US has fired missiles at what officials have described as a new militant group, Khorasan, in Syria. The Pentagon says its strikes were successful, though the attacks may have inadvertently added to the militants' power.
Why Israel's Bombardment of Gaza Neighborhood Left US Officers 'Stunned'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Shujaiya, Pentagon, US Military, politics, government, ethics, terrorism, war, news )

CarrieSic
- 187 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Though the Pentagon shies from publicly expressing judgments that might fall afoul of a decidedly pro-Israel Congress, senior U.S. military sources speaking on condition of anonymity offered scathing assessments of Israeli tactics, particularly in the...
Pentagon Says Chinese Jet Carried Out 'Aggressive' and 'Dangerous' Intercept of Navy Intelligence Jet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, China, Pentagon, military, aggression, US, government, news )

CarrieSic
- 193 days ago - freebeacon.com
The Pentagon on Friday called a Chinese jet's encounter with a U.S. anti-submarine warfare aircraft an "aggressive" and "dangerous" act and said it has protested the action with Beijing.
Bergdahl Was in Unit Known for Its Troubles
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Army investigation, Pentagon, ethics, Afghanistan, Bowe Bergdahl, military, troops, ethics, war )

CarrieSic
- 268 days ago - nytimes.com
An internal Army investigation into the episode concluded that the platoon suffered from lapses in discipline and security in the period before Sergeant Bergdahl disappeared into Paktika Province, two officials briefed on the report said.
Al-Qaeda 'Not Defeated' in Afghanistan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Al-Qaeda, Afghanistan, US Congress, fighting force, Pentagon )

Beatrice
- 285 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Al-Qaeda is not a spent force in Afghanistan and is using a shadow army to hide its true strength, according to testimony presented by former Pentagon officials and counter-terrorism analysts to a US Congressional committee.
An Inside Look at the Taliban's Bankers - Reuters Investigates - VIDEO   video
World  (tags: War, Afghanistan, Pakistan, secret funding, crime, drugs, corruption, banks, Americans, taxpayers, US treasury, Obama, Pentagon )

Angelika
- 404 days ago - reuters.com
In Afghanistan, the lines between Taliban finance and legitimate commerce are often blurred. Reuters Special Correspondent Matthew Green takes us through the clandestine world of the currency dealers suspected of secretly funding the insurgency.
Pentagon Approves Record Sale of Advanced Arms to Countries at War
Business  (tags: CIA, Drones, Pentagon, United Nations Arms Treaty, War, weapons sales )

Judy
- 456 days ago - truth-out.org
Today's high-tech weapons manufacturers are enjoying record sales. The trouble is - has anyone asked where these weapons will ultimately end up?
 

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