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US Politics & Gov't

North Korea Launches Two Missiles in Protest Over US, South Korea Military Drills
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world politics, U.S., South Korea, 'war games', North Korea, government, ethics, politics, news, freedoms, military, troops )

CarrieSic
- 1 day ago - news.vice.com
North Korea fired two missiles into the sea on Monday, in what is being seen as a protest over the US and South Korea commencing their huge annual war games. Today's incident quickly raised tensions and diplomatic condemnation, in what has become ...
US Invasion of Iraq Helped Create ISIS - Former UN Chief
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US invasion, iraq, ISIS, UN Chief, UN Secretary, KOfi Annan, militant group, government, military, politics, terrorism, troops, u.s., usa, war )

Lone
- 21 days ago - rt.com
Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general, said the US-led invasion of Iraq was a mistake and helped to create the Islamist State militant group.
Veterans Say Loyola Recovery Foundation Closure Is Vital Loss
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, troops, critical services, Cuts, VA Healthcare Network, Healthcare, Veterans, americans, disease, illness, prevention, treatment, sadness )

Dee
- 100 days ago - albany.twcnews.com
On Tuesday, employees were notified the 25 bed facility, would be closing. The VA in a statement, "VA Healthcare Network (VISN 2) which covers most of New York State, has had a long relationship with Loyola Recovery Foundation
Ronald Reagan Veterans Day   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, bush, elections, republicans, usa, war, u.s., troops, terrorism, obama, freedoms, democrats )

MmAwayNow
- 111 days ago - youtube.com
I know most of you don't want to take a peek, but this is truly wonderful and you need to LOOK! xo Mm NO MORE WARS PLEASE A HOPE & PRAYERS!
Rep. Ryan Propose Cuts to Disabled Veterans' Benefits, AGAIN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, republicans, healthcare, healthcare, housing, elections )

James
- 145 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today strongly disagreed with a proposal by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to cut Social Security and disabled veterans' benefits to pay for more defense spending.
ArmyTimes: Poll: 70% of Troops Say No More Boots on the Ground in Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Military, Troops, Active Duty, Poll, No Boots on Ground, Middle East Crisis, Iraq, Syria, ISIS, War )

Brian
- 149 days ago - armytimes.com
"As the tide of war rises again in the Middle East, the military's rank and file are mostly opposed to expanding the new mission in Iraq and Syria to include sending a large number of U.S. ground troops into combat."
Rachel Maddow Is Repulsed At Congress For Taking A Bajillion Days Off While New War Is Launched (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Rachel Maddow, Americans, congress, politics, government, elections, ethics, dishonesty, war, military, troops, news, corruption )

CarrieSic
- 164 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rachel Maddow has already torn into Congress over its handling of the conflict in Iraq and Syria, but a new move by the House and Senate has pushed the MSNBC host over the edge.
Iraq PM Says Foreign Ground Troops Not Necessary In Fight Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, U.S., military, troops, terrorism, ISIS, government, politics, news, freedoms )

CarrieSic
- 166 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."
ISIS Releases Video Threatening To Attack U.S. Troops In Iraq (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS, war, violence, military, troops, terrorism, government, politics, media )

CarrieSic
- 166 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.
Top US General Won't Rule Out Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State Militants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, U.S., military, troops, ISIL, government, ethics, news, terrorism )

CarrieSic
- 167 days ago - rawstory.com
The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission for U.S....
Europe Wants U.S. To Do Dirty Work Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Europe, U.S., ISIL, terrorism, military, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, troops, freedoms, news )

CarrieSic
- 168 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Residents in a number of European countries strongly support the American air strikes that have been launched in Iraq, but are much less supportive of their own nations taking the same action, a new YouGov poll finds.
The Speech Obama Didn't Want to Give
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIL, Iraq, Syria, Americans, US, Obama, speech, troops, military, government, ethics, war, terrorism )

CarrieSic
- 173 days ago - politico.com
This was the speech President Barack Obama never thought he'd have to give. Standing in front of the cameras in prime-time, Obama -- the man who won the White House in part due to his opposition to the Iraq War -- prepared the country to get even more...
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
- 204 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
- 230 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
- 263 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
President Obama should resist calls for direct U.S. military action in Iraq, including airstrikes.
 

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