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The Most Heavily Guarded British Football Match Ever: SAS and Armed Police Are Ready to Shoot to Kill as Players Arrive for Toni
Offbeat  (tags: SAS, troops, army, england, france, uk, wembley, protection )

Scooby
- 280 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The SAS and armed police are poised for a shoot to kill operation at tonight's game at Wembley as 80,000 fans come together in a poignant display of solidarity against Friday's terror attacks in Paris.
Britain Sends Troops to Gabon to Save Forest Elephants From Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: UK, poachers, army, soldiers, elephants )

Scooby
- 368 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Twelve soldiers will train local rangers in surveillance and intelligence gathering in a bid to halt steep decline in rare elephants hunted for their tusks
Poaching the Poachers! Female Army Veteran Leaves US to Join Vigilante Team Hunting Down Rare Wildlife Killers in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Army, veteran, soldier, poachers, wildlife, protecting )

Scooby
- 506 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An Army veteran who served in Afghanistan has moved to Africa in a bid to stop poaching.
125,000 Sign Petition to Halt Eviction of BritainâEUR(TM)s Oldest POW Veteran
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Conflict, Europe, Germany, Libya, Military, UK, WWII, War )

Ray
- 507 days ago - rt.com
Tens of thousands have signed a petition to stop a 96-year-old veteran, who is BritainâEUR(TM)s oldest prisoner of war, from being ousted from his home due to care costs
Uncensored CIA Torture Report Demanded By Lawyers in Iraq War Abuse Case
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda, Army, Iraq, Military, Terrorism, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 523 days ago - rt.com
Lawyers for two men, who claim they were tortured after capture by UK forces, are demanding access to an uncensored version of the CIA torture report from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) team charged with investigating abuses.
'Horrific Statistics': Male Rapes Common in UK Army, DoD Data Reveals
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Crime, Human rights, Military, Scandal, Sex, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 611 days ago - rt.com
At least three rapes and 22 sexual assaults have been carried out against men in the UK military forces over the last two years, the Ministry of Defence revealed under a freedom of information request.
UK Military Face Damning Report Into Bloody Iraq Battle, Torture & Mutilation
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Army, Clashes, Conflict, Human rights, Intelligence, Iraq, Scandal, Shooting, UK, Violence, War )

Ray
- 617 days ago - rt.com
UK defense officials face heated condemnation this week as the findings of a public inquiry into one of Britain's most brutal battles in recent years surfaces. UK troops have been accused of the unlawful murder and torture of Iraqi citizens in 2004.
Bush Has No Regrets About Iraq Invasion, Except Rise of ISIS
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Iraq, Military, USA, War )

Ray
- 652 days ago - rt.com
Former US President George W. Bush still believes the invasion of Iraq in 2003 was the right thing to do and has no regrets, except that a "violent group of people have risen up again," he said in an interview with CBS News referring to ISIS.
Lost & Found: Did ISIS 'Find' $420mn in 'Lost' US Military Supplies in Afghanistan?
Offbeat  (tags: Afghanistan, Arms, Army, Politics, Robert Bridge, Scandal, Security, USA, War )

Ray
- 653 days ago - rt.com
How does the military lose half a billion dollars worth of equipment in one year? That's the question Pentagon auditors are asking after it was revealed that US military equipment worth $420 million went missing in action in Afghanistan last year.
Restoring Humanity: US-Tortured Victims of Abu Ghraib Gain Faces in Photo Project
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Crime, Exhibition, Human rights, Iraq, Marina Portnaya, Military, Photography, USA )

Ray
- 700 days ago - rt.com
A New York-based photographer has put faces to the Iraqi detainees tortured by the US military in Abu Ghraib prison, helping to restore their dignity after humiliation and brutal mistreatment.
S. Korean 'Comfort Women' for US Military Sue State for Forced Prostitution
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Army, Military, North Korea, South Korea, USA )

Ray
- 784 days ago - rt.com
A group of South Korean former "comfort women", who worked in state-controlled brothels for the US military after the 1950-53 Korean War, has reportedly filed a suit demanding compensation from the authorities for forced prostitution.
Nuclear Bomb Nearly Detonated After Falling on North Carolina - Declassified Report
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Air Force, Arms, Army, Blast, History, Military, Nuclear, Planes, Security, USA )

Ray
- 803 days ago - rt.com
In a scenario that could've been extremely devastating, the United States narrowly averted a nuclear disaster in 1961 when an atomic bomb nearly detonated after falling out of a B-52 bomber that broke up in the sky.
Shale Gas and Politics: Are Western Energy Giants' Interests Behind Ukraine Violence?
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Conflict, Fracking, Gayane Chichakyan, Military, Natural resources, Opposition, Politics, Protest, Security, Shale, Ukraine )

Ray
- 828 days ago - rt.com
Economic interests, such as untapped shale gas resources, already sliced and diced by Western energy giants, are behind the Kiev government's 'anti-terrorist' operation against the pro-federalist regions, foreign policy expert Nebojsa Malic tells RT.
Military Turns Down 80 Percent of Applicants as Armed Forces Shrink
Offbeat  (tags: Air Force, Army, Education, Global economy, Military, Navy, USA )

Ray
- 831 days ago - rt.com
Gone are the post-9/11 recruiting days where the US military would take just about anyone who walked through its doors, issuing waivers for misconduct and health issues. Now 80 percent of applicants are turned away.
 

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