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Japan Paid ¥380 Million in Compensation for Accidents Caused By U.S. Military Personnel
Offbeat  (tags: usa, asia, troops, military, crime, Japan, compensation, burden, Okinawa, SOFA )

Naoko
- 17 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Under the agreement, which forms the legal framework for U.S. military personnel operating in Japan, the Japanese government is obliged to cover 25 percent of compensation for incidents that occur during U.S. military duties, even if Japan played no role
Endorse This! The Time The Troops Turned Their Backs On Robin Williams (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Robin Williams, comedy, troops, military discipline, society, media, celebrity )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Robin Williams was a great friend of the troops. He travelled to 13 different countries over the years to perform for them and they loved him for it. But one day they turned their backs on him during a performance in Kuwait.
Iraq Accuses IS of Yazidi Atrocity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Yazidi, IS, Muslims, murdr, abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, ethics, freedoms, obama, terrorism, usa, war, troops )

Ge
- 20 days ago - news24.com
Islamic State militants have killed hundreds of Iraq's minority Yazidis, burying some alive and taking women as slaves, an Iraqi government minister said on Sunday, as US warplanes again bombed the insurgents.
DELUSIONAL AND JUST WRONG: Cheney: Iraq Invasion Was the 'Absolute Right Thing to Do'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, foreign policy, invasion of Iraq, Dick cheney, delusional thinking, warmonger, warmongers, bushadministration, bush, corruption, military, news, u.s., troops, government )

Cal
- 46 days ago - politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com
Former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the Bush Administration's decision to invade Iraq more than a decade ago on Monday, saying, "I believed in it then. I look back on it now - it was absolutely the right thing to do."
No New U.S. War in Iraq! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, Iraq, Obama, congress, government, troops )

Nancy
- 79 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
President Obama should resist calls for direct U.S. military action in Iraq, including airstrikes.
Bergdahl Was in Unit Known for Its Troubles
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Army investigation, Pentagon, ethics, Afghanistan, Bowe Bergdahl, military, troops, ethics, war )

Carrie
- 83 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.
Why Was the FBI Investigating Michael Hastings' Reporting on Bowe Bergdahl?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FBI, Michael Hastings, media, news, military, troops, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 88 days ago - news.vice.com
'The FBI says Hastings was not a target of their investigation but his reporting was. How do you investigate someone's reporting without investigating them?'
Mixed Reaction to Bergdahl's Recovery By Service Members Who Consider Him a Deserter (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: troops, military, POW, ethics, Americans, hero, traitor, government, ethics, crime, news )

Carrie
- 89 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's recovery after five years in captivity has rekindled anger among some of his military peers over how he came to fall into enemy hands and the price the United States has paid to get him back.
Why The Five Taliban Detainees Had To Be Released Soon, No Matter What
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, politics, government, congress, republicans, conservatives, media, war, military, troops )

Carrie
- 89 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Less than 48 hours after securing the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for 5 Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo, Republicans in Congress & conservative media began attacking the deal. In doing so, they are refusing to accept the reality of...
Why There Are So Few POWs From Today's Wars
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, Americans, military, troops, technology, goodnews )

Carrie
- 90 days ago - theatlantic.com
With MIA and POW figures in the single digits (compared, for example, to almost 8,000 from the Korean War) Iraq and Afghanistan reflect a historic change in America's ability to rapidly locate missing military personnel."
Bowe Bergdahl, American Soldier, Freed By Taliban in Prisoner Trade (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, war, Afghan War, Guantanamo, government, military, troops, politics, news )

Carrie
- 90 days ago - nytimes.com
Sergeant Bergdahl, the lone American prisoner of war from the Afghan conflict, has been released in exchange for five Taliban prisoners at Guantánamo Bay.
The Only Democracy in the Middle East: Another Proof!
World  (tags: Israel, occupation, freedom of the press, brutality, newspaper, raid, Israeli, troops, freedom, press )

Sam
- 93 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Israeli soldiers raided the offices of a Palestinian newspaper in the West Bank city of Ramallah, managers said, ordering them to stop printing publications by Hamas.
'This Is How Wars End in the 21st Century'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 21st century, Korea, Viet Nam, Iraq, Afghanistan, war, U.S. military, troops, terrorism, sadness, government, politics, ethics )

Carrie
- 94 days ago - nationaljournal.com
"I think Americans have learned that it's harder to end wars than it is to begin them," the president said, restating a truism embedded within Pentagon planning at least since the Korean War. "Yet this is how wars end in the 21st century--not through...
Women in Uniform
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women in service, usa, Memorial Day, troops, tribute to women, war )

Nancy
- 99 days ago - today.com
Women have long contributed to the American military service, but their efforts have often been overlooked. In honor of Memorial Day, the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation compiled photos that highlight those who bravely dedicated
Davis Monthan Air Force Base Goes Solar
Green Lifestyle  (tags: military, troops, government, energy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, globalwarming, environment, conservation, eco-friendly )

James
- 123 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
Lt. General Arlen "Dirk" Jameson - USAF, Ret. Last week, at Davis Monthan Air Force Base, I toured the miltiary's largest solar installation. The 16.4 mega-watt system generates enough power to meet 35% of the base's total energy demand, providing gre
 

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