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Obama Signs $11 Billion Arms Deal With Hamas's Greatest Ally   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, lies, military, obama, terrorism, usa, war, Qatar, Hamas, weapons, Middle East )

Ge
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his counterpart from Qatar signed letters of offers and acceptance of a defense package including helicopters and air defense systems.
Urge the U.S. Government to Stop Arming Israel ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, human rights, international law, ethics, crime, dishonesty, war, death, civilians, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, politics, military, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Indiscriminate targeting of civilian areas is against international law. And yet the U.S. and other countries are supplying weapons to Israel, knowing that they risk fuelling the current crisis. This has to stop.
U.S. Senate Panel Boosts Funding for Israel's Iron Dome
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, congress, Obama, government, ethics, politics, military, war, news, economy )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
The funding is part of the administration's request of $3.1 billion for military assistance to Israel, the world's largest beneficiary of US foreign aid. The measure still has to be approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and the full Senate.
Demand Transparency on U.S. Drone Strike Targets *** Please Sign ***
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, military, media, politics, propaganda, usa, war )

Frans
- 13 days ago - act.credoaction.com
On May 28, 2014, President Obama gave the commencement address at West Point stressing the importance of "taking strikes only when we face continuing, imminent threat and only where there is near certainty of no civilian casualties." He also ...
Discovery: How Media Lies Documentary Film - CNN CBS FOX NEWS Channel Distorted Contents   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, end all US military aid to Israel, end the siege on Gaza-, end the occupation, BDS, lies, hasbara, truthtelling, US complicity, war crimes, aparhteid israel, landtheft, media, propaganda, journalism, ethics, news, americans, abuse, obama, war )

Jess
- 13 days ago - youtube.com
This eye opening long documentary film elaborates on the discovery of American media lies by comparing how news are delivered to the US population and to other countries around the world.
Tennessee Arrests First Mother Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, crime, healthcare, freedoms, politics, drugs, diet, exercise, women, warning, protection, abuse, babies, risks, safety, war )

Wild
- 13 days ago - nationofchange.org
Is Tennessee's new legislation--which allows the state to criminally charge mothers for potentially causing harm to their fetuses by using drugs--stripping women of their fundamental rights once they become pregnant?
There Are States Where Technically You Can't Hold Public Office If You Are An Atheist!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, culture, religion, rights, law, violence, war )

Wild
- 14 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Eight state constitutions include restrictions on people who don't believe in a supreme being. In Arkansas, denying the existence of God means you can't hold civil office or testify in court, while in Tennessee there are also guidelines about belief in th
The Great California Genocide(and Bounty for Indian Skins)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, war, usa, military, media, lies, dishonesty, crime )

Wild
- 35 days ago - dailykos.com
What do you think of when someone says "California"? Beaches? Sunshine? Hollywood? How about the largest act of genocide in American history? "The idea, strange as it may appear, never occurred to them (the Indians) that they were suffering for the
No New U.S. War in Iraq! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, Iraq, Obama, congress, government, troops )

Nancy
- 44 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
- 48 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 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
- 54 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
- 55 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
- 55 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.
'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
- 59 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
- 64 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
 

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