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  • Ukraine takes historic step toward NATO

    12/23/2014 8:39:40 AM PST · by KOZ. · 51 replies
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | 12/23/2014 | Dmitry Zaks
    Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine took a historic step toward NATO on Tuesday in a parliamentary vote that stoked Russia's anger ahead of talks on ending the ex-Soviet state's separatist war. Lawmakers in the government-controlled chamber overwhelmingly adopted a bill dropping Ukraine's non-aligned status -- a classification given to states such as Switzerland that refuse to join military alliances and thus play no part in wars. President Petro Poroshenko had vowed to put Ukraine under Western military protection after winning an election called in the wake of the February ouster in Kiev of a Moscow-backed president. "Ukraine's fight for its independence,...
  • Ukraine’s parliament just threw President Yanukovych under the bus. That’s great news.

    02/20/2014 6:28:40 PM PST · by KOZ. · 62 replies
    WaPo ^ | February 20 at 5:41 pm | Max Fisher
    Late Thursday, Ukraine's parliament voted to approve a resolution that calls for the country's security services to pull back and end their crackdown on ongoing protests. The resolution states an end to the "anti-terrorist" operation against protesters and orders a release of all imprisoned protesters, as well as similar measures. The degree to which Ukraine's security services do or do not obey this resolution is not actually the most important thing here. What makes this a really big deal is that the parliament is actually as well as symbolically undermining President Viktor Yanukovych – challenging both his handling of the...
  • WATCH: Father Forcefully Ejected From Town Hall Forum for Asking Common Core Question

    09/22/2013 9:15:57 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 36 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Sep 21 2013 | FNC
    A father in Towson, Maryland, was forcefully ejected from a local town hall forum for asking the wrong question. Robert Small had concerns over the Common Core education initiative, feeling that it was dumbing down the curriculum in his local school district. "My question is, how does lowering America's educational standards prepare kids for community college?" asked Small, before soon being approached by a security guard — who was also an off-duty cop — and being dragged away from his seat. The outspoken father then implored the crowd to take action. "Don't stand for this," said Small. "You're sitting here...
  • New Jersey: Court Upholds Man Arrested For Visible Gun Case In Car

    05/28/2013 6:19:11 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 125 replies ^ | 5/27/2013 |
    New Jersey: Court Upholds Man Arrested For Visible Gun Case In Car New Jersey appellate court upholds five-year sentence for ex-cop who was driving with his legally owned guns. Readington TownshipMotorists driving through New Jersey can be subjected to a warrantless search if their luggage is similar in appearance to a gun case, an appellate court ruled last week. The Superior Court's Appellate Division upheld a five year prison sentence against Dustin S. Reininger, a former police officer who was in the process of moving from Maine to Texas when a Readington Township police officer recognized the cases in the...
  • Pope Benedict Calls For “Central World Bank” … Only He Didn’t. Here’s Why.

    10/24/2011 10:01:03 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 51 replies ^ | 10/24/2011 | Thomas Peters
    In a scenario which will surely strike some as deja vu, the liberal jesuit Fr. Tom Reese previewed the contents of the document last week, in much the same way that the liberal jesuit Fr. Charles Curran “previewed” Humanae Vitae for the mainstream media before the document was actually released (the pope overruled Fr. Curran’s claims that the Church would endorse contraception — but the media had already made up its mind and few bothered to actually read what the pope had to say). Here’s Fr. Reese on MSNBC “explaining” the news: Notice that Fr. Reese does NOT correct the...
  • Chicago City Council considers abortion protest personal space ordinance

    10/01/2009 1:41:59 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 13 replies · 588+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 30, 2009 | Hal Dardick
    Anti-abortion activists would have to respect the personal space of people entering medical facilities in Chicago or risk a $500 fine under an ordinance a City Council committee approved today. The measure drew criticism from abortion rights opponents and praise from agencies that provide medical services including abortions. Ald. Thomas Tunney, 44th, said the proposed ordinance, modeled after a Colorado state law upheld in 2000 by the U.S. Supreme Court, is not about the hot-button abortion debate. It’s designed to protect all workers and patients entering any medical facility who could be harassed, intimidated or assaulted, he said. “What we’re...
  • Global warming attributed to liberal imagination

    12/14/2008 6:40:31 PM PST · by KOZ. · 13 replies · 1,194+ views
    The Teaspoon Times ^ | Sunday, December 14, 2008 | John Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A recent study by the Multinational Council on Climate Research, a Washington-based think tank, found that global warming, the phenomenon that is causing average temperatures on Earth to rise, is actually nothing more than a collective figment of overactive left-wing imaginations across the country. “We were astonished by the results,” said Jacob Harcourt, managing director of the MCCR. “I had always thought the primary cause of global warming to be gases in our atmosphere that trapped the sun’s heat and caused an increase in surface temperatures. Turns out it’s nothing more than a penchant for foreign films...
  • U.S. fire scatters crowd after Afghan bomb: witness (Reuters reporter quotes himself!!)

    09/27/2007 8:36:37 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 11 replies · 150+ views
    Reuters ^ | Thu Sep 27, 2007 | Noor Mohammad Sherzai
    BATI KOT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - At least one U.S. soldier opened fire to scatter a crowd of civilians and police on Thursday after failed suicide bomb attacks on a U.S. military convoy, the U.S. military and witnesses said. A car bomb targeting a U.S. convoy in the village of Bati Kot, 15 km (9 miles) east of Jalalabad, killed the driver, two passengers and a nearby civilian, but none of the soldiers was hurt, the U.S. military said in a statement. Afghan police securing the site in eastern Afghanistan were then attacked by an insurgent dressed in police uniform. He...
  • IDOT, Tollway and State Police Warn Drivers to Prepare for Highway Construction Season

    04/11/2007 9:47:45 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 15 replies · 511+ views
    IDOT ^ | March 30, 2005
    New tools this year include increased fines, loss of license and photo enforcement CHICAGO—The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) joined with the State Police and Illinois Tollway to remind motorists construction season is about to kick in to gear and warn that tough new laws are on the books that target drivers who flout work zone speed limits and endanger the lives of construction workers and other drivers. “Next week is Work Zone Safety Week and the traditional beginning to highway construction season. We want to send a message to motorists now to slow down in work zones,” IDOT Secretary...
  • Iran says snatched diplomat freed in Iraq [unconfirmed]

    04/03/2007 6:56:06 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 13 replies · 924+ views ^ | april 3 2007 |
    The Iranian embassy in Baghdad said on Tuesday that its second secretary, Jalal Sharafi, who had been kidnapped in the Iraqi capital in February had been released. The announcement confirmed a report on state television in Tehran, which said Sharafi would return to Iran later Tuesday. "Yes, he was released yesterday," an official at the embassy told AFP but provided no further details. Sharafi, 40, was abducted in Karrada, a predominantly Shiite southeastern district of Baghdad, on February 4 by gunmen dressed in Iraqi army uniforms outside a branch of the Iranian state-owned Bank Melli. His abduction came amid increasing...
  • Third Death Attributed to Pacific Northwest Flooding, 1 Woman Missing (Pelosi's fault)

    11/08/2006 9:51:18 PM PST · by KOZ. · 9 replies · 280+ views
    AP/FOXnews ^ | 11/08/06 | AP
    PORTLAND, Ore. ? The body of a 78-year-old woman who disappeared on a storm-battered beach was found Wednesday, the third confirmed death from storms in the Pacific Northwest that smashed rainfall records and damaged hundreds of homes, authorities said. The Pineapple Express storm, named for its origin over the warm Pacific Ocean, abated Wednesday after sending rivers over their banks Monday and Tuesday, causing millions of dollars in damage.
  • Chernobyl Legacy

    04/28/2006 10:09:20 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 12 replies · 495+ views
    slate ^ | 4/2006 | Paul Fusco
    Chernobyl Legacy, by Paul Fusco.
  • They're not a credit to Schumer

    09/22/2005 9:03:51 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 2 replies · 98+ views
    New York Newsday ^ | September 22, 2005 | BY GLENN THRUSH
    Researchers on committee headed by senator identified as using GOP pol's Social Security number to get his personal report. WASHINGTON -- Two opposition researchers working for Sen. Charles Schumer at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee obtained copies of a confidential credit report on Maryland's Republican lieutenant governor, prompting calls for their prosecution. In July, committee research director Katie Barge and Lauren Weiner, a junior staffer, used Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele's Social Security number to get his credit report, according to a Democratic official familiar with the case. The committee, which works to elect Democrats to the Senate, has been...
  • Saddam's trial on live television

    08/01/2005 11:43:37 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 27 replies · 1,416+ views
    News.telegraph ^ | August 1, 2005 | Telegraph
    The trial of Saddam Hussein will be shown on live television, Iraq's national security adviser said yesterday. The trial will show the Arab and Muslim world "that this is going to be a fair, just trial with a defence counsel in there, with a proper prosecuting counsel as well there," Iraqi national security adviser Muwaffaq Rubaie told CNN. "And everybody will watch this trial live on television." Earlier this month, an Iraqi tribunal filed the first charges against the deposed Iraqi leader over the 1982 killing of 143 residents of the village of Dujail, north-east of Baghdad, where he had...
  • Putin may soon run out of strategic partners - expert

    07/28/2005 8:14:35 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 14 replies · 330+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | July 28, 2005 | RIA Novosti
    MOSCOW, July 28 (RIA Novosti) - After German Chancellor Gerhardt Schroeder's possible ousting this fall, the Russian-German-French troika that tried to integrate Russia with Europe may cease to exist. President Vladimir Putin will be left without any strategic partners in the EU, Alexander Rahr, director of Russian and CIS programs with the Berlin-based German Council on Foreign Relations, wrote in the Nezavisimaya Gazeta daily Thursday. It is becoming clear why Putin has been pursuing a strategic alliance with China and doing his best to bolster the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Rahr said. The EU is destined to change. Given Europe's...
  • Russia does not care about other countries' concerns over Russian-Chinese military exercises

    07/28/2005 8:04:38 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 192+ views
    Ria Novosti ^ | July 28, 2005 | Ria Novosti
    PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, July 28 (RIA Novosti) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said here today that Russia did "not care" about other countries' concerns over Russian-Chinese military exercises planned for August. "In anticipation of multiple speculations on the matter, I am here to say that the practical stage of preparation for the exercises will take place thousands of kilometers from Taiwan, precisely on the Shandong Peninsula," Ivanov said. The minister said the first stage of command staff exercises would be completed in early August in Russia. It will be followed by the practical stage on Chinese territory in the Yellow Sea...
  • Russia sees profit in outfitting war on terror

    07/28/2005 7:14:57 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 14 replies · 199+ views
    Reuters ^ | July 27, 2005 | Oliver Bullough
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Does your country face attack from militant frogmen? Do you need handguns that can kill terrorists in body armour at 100 metres? If so, Russia could help. Wednesday saw the opening of a Moscow exhibition of special forces' weaponry that arms exporters say will help the world win its "war on terrorism" while earning cash for Russia's flagging defence industry. "This is for defending ports, boats or oil installations from underwater attack. It can shoot 17 metres at a depth of five metres," said Sergei Kalinin of the Tsniitochmash weapons company. He put down the four-barrelled SPP-1M...
  • Japan, Ukraine agree to cooperate on U.N. Security Council reform

    07/25/2005 10:10:45 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 4 replies · 143+ views
    Kyodo News ^ | July 21, 2005 | Kyodo News
    Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko agreed Thursday to enhance cooperation to realize the expansion of the U.N. Security Council, Japanese officials said. Koizumi and Yushchenko expressed determination that their countries will work together for ''the expansion of both the permanent and nonpermanent membership of the U.N. Security Council as cosponsors'' of a U.N. resolution to that end.
  • Ex-Soviet republics unfriendly, Russians complain

    07/25/2005 9:55:35 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 13 replies · 369+ views
    Gateway to Russia ^ | 25 July 2005 | Gateway to Russia
    Russians are unhappy with a hostile policy pursued by most former Soviet republics, showed an opinion poll carried out by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center on July 16-17. The survey encompassed 1,600 people in 153 locations across Russia. CIS leaders best known to Russians were Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko and Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko: they were correctly identified by 85 and 76 percent of respondents, respectively. The least known were presidents of Moldova, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan (19, 16 and 14 percent). Leaders of most former Soviet republics are pursuing an unfriendly policy towards Russia, most Russians think. Ukrainian president...
  • The man who survived Russia's poison chalice

    07/20/2005 8:53:33 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 12 replies · 573+ views
    The Age ^ | January 23, 2005 | The age
    On the day of Viktor Yushchenko's inauguration, Tom Mangold reveals the extraordinary story of his rivals' plot to deny him power. The big khaki tents are coming down in Independence Square and the braziers are being doused. The Orange Revolutionaries, shrunk from half a million to a few hundred, are going home. It's inauguration day for new President Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine's modernist President, a reformer who beat a brutal and medieval assassination attempt by poisoning and an outrageous example of poll rigging last November to become Ukraine's new leader. And only now are the astonishing truths of Mr Yushchenko's fight...
  • Putin says Russia won't have outside sponsors bankroll its public organizations

    07/20/2005 8:24:02 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 13 replies · 221+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | July 20, 2005 | RIA Novosti
    Moscow, July 20 (RIA Novosti) - Russia doesn't want outside sponsors financing the political activity of local public organizations, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. "We are against the outside financing of the political activity of [public organizations] in Russia. I am vehemently opposed to it," Putin said, addressing the Council for Assisting the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights Institutions. "No self-respecting state tolerates that and neither will we."
  • Most Russians say country goes wrong course

    07/19/2005 11:38:38 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 168+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | July 18, 2005
    MOSCOW, July 18 (RIA Novosti) - About 44 % of Russians said the country has been going a wrong course, compared to 29 % of its supporters, according to the All-Russia Public Opinion Research Center's (VCIOM) poll. When asked to prove their view, 14 % of respondents who do not support the current course noted people's impoverishment, 10 % referred to economic problems, including inflation and economy's dependence on raw materials export etc., and 10 % pointed to authorities' social policy, including lopsided social stratification and profound indifference to people's needs etc. 6 % of respondents mentioned bureaucracy and corruption...
  • Yushchenko Dioxin Level 6,000 Times Higher

    12/15/2004 6:29:54 AM PST · by KOZ. · 44 replies · 1,102+ views
    Associated Press via yahoo ^ | 12/15/2004 | By EMMA ROSS, AP Medical Writer
    LONDON - New tests reveal the level of dioxin in the blood of Ukrainian presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko is more than 6,000 times higher than normal, according to the expert analyzing the samples. The concentration, about 100,000 units per gram of blood fat, is the second highest ever recorded in human history, said Abraham Brouwer, professor of environmental toxicology at the Free University in Amsterdam, where blood samples taken last weekend in Vienna were sent for analysis. A normal level of dioxin is between 15 and 45 units. Almost everyone has some level of dioxins because the toxic chemical is...
  • C-Span: Senate International Relations Hearing on Ukraine

    12/08/2004 6:46:46 AM PST · by KOZ. · 14 replies · 226+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | 10/7/04 | C-Span
    Senate Foreign Relations Cmte. Chairman Richard Lugar (R-IN), Pres. Bush's envoy during the Ukrainian election, testifies before the House International Relations Cmte. on what he observed and learned during his trip to Kiev last month. Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL) chairs the hearing. NOTE: scroll down to "House Hearing on Ukraine"
  • Ukraine Opposition Gives Kuchma Ultimatum

    11/28/2004 8:21:50 PM PST · by KOZ. · 19 replies · 498+ views
    Fox News ^ | Sunday, November 28, 2004 | Associated Press
    KIEV, Ukraine — The crisis over Ukraine's disputed presidential election intensified Sunday, as a key eastern province called a referendum on autonomy andthe opposition demanded the current president fire his prime minister, the official winner of last week's votethat has bitterly divided this former Soviet republic. The opposition warned President Leonid Kuchma it would block his movementsunless he fired PrimeMinister ViktorYanukovych and fulfilled other demands within 24 hours. Earlier, Kuchma called on the opposition to end its four-day blockade of government buildings, saying compromise was the only solution to the crisis that has developed into a tense political tug-of-war between...
  • Is Putin Using Ukraine to Resurrect Old Evil Empire?

    11/25/2004 9:10:06 PM PST · by KOZ. · 22 replies · 848+ views
    rush limbaugh ^ | November 24, 2004 | rush limbaugh
    November 24, 2004 Listen to Rush Take the Call Transcribed Below...(audio) BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: We're going to Cypress, California next. Mike, I'm glad you waited. Welcome, sir to the EIB Network. CALLER: An honor, Rush. Rush, I'm calling because I'm super-concerned about what's going on in the Ukraine. I'm concerned that this is an opening gambit for Putin to try to resurrect this old evil empire that we spent decades trying to undo. I'm afraid he's trying to undermine democracy in the Ukraine forever, and deprive 50 million people of freedom. I'm concerned about whether we can do anything to...
  • Ukraine gripped by vote stand-off

    11/22/2004 8:07:09 AM PST · by KOZ. · 19 replies · 484+ views
    BBC ^ | November 22, 2004 | BBC
    Thousands of Ukrainians have thronged major cities to protest against an election result they consider flawed. Opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko told supporters to stage a civil disobedience campaign. The western city of Lviv has declared Mr Yushchenko the new president - defying the authorities, who say Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych won. The senior US election observer in Ukraine, Senator Richard Lugar, alleged "concerted and forceful" fraud. Observers for the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said Sunday's run-off vote fell far short of European democratic norms. Mr Yushchenko, seen as the pro-Western candidate, told thousands of people who...
  • The Year is 2029 (HUMOR)

    11/12/2004 8:51:36 AM PST · by KOZ. · 9 replies · 1,195+ views
    unknown ^ | unknown | unknown
    Ozone created by electric cars now killing millions in the seventh largest country in the world, Mexifornia (formally known as California). White minorities still trying to have English recognized as Mexifornia's third language. Spotted Owl plague threatens northwestern United States crops and livestock. Baby conceived naturally . . . scientists stumped. Couple petitions court to reinstate heterosexual marriage. Last remaining Fundamentalist Muslim dies in the American Territory of the Middle East (formerly known as Iran, Afghanistan, Syria and Lebanon). Iraq still closed off; physicists estimate it will take at least 10 more years before radioactivity decreases to safe levels. France...
  • Abu Ghraib at Manhattan Polling Place

    11/02/2004 12:42:51 PM PST · by KOZ. · 33 replies · 74+ views
    audi forum ^ | Nov. 2 2004 | koz.
  • Analysis: Clinton eyes U.N. post

    10/21/2004 9:44:00 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 51 replies · 710+ views
    Interest! Alert ^ | 10/21/04 | ROLAND FLAMINI
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has set his sights on becoming U.N. secretary-general. A Clinton insider and a senior U.N. source have told United Press International the 56-year-old former president would like to be named leader of the world body when Kofi Annan's term ends early in 2006. "He definitely wants to do it," the Clinton insider said this week. A Clinton candidacy is likely to receive overwhelming support from U.N. member states, particularly the Third World. Diplomats in Washington say Clinton would galvanize the United Nations and give an enormous boost to its prestige....
  • Teresa Heinz-Kerry Launches Five-Language Tirade

    09/23/2004 9:45:23 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 55 replies · 2,587+ views ^ | 8/11/2004 | Matt Myford
    Teresa Heinz-Kerry gave reporters an earful Thursday, telling a Wendy’s cook to “go to hell” in five different languages. During a campaign stop in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, Heniz- Kerry, wife of Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry, ordered a Junior Bacon Cheeseburger. Campaign aides say the burger was “soggy” and “lacked sufficient mayonnaise.” Ms. Heinz-Kerry took two bites, threw the burger down on her tray, and “stormed up to the register” with “a look that could’ve burned a hole in the ozone layer.” She immediately called out the cook, Casimir Budzinski, and proceeded to call him “very nasty words in English,...
  • U.S. warrrior wins respect (WOW!! BARFER from the North, eh)

    06/25/2004 3:55:04 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 12 replies · 106+ views
    globe and mail ^ | June 22, 2004 | marina jimenez
    TRA VINH, VIETNAM -- In the spartan banquet room of the Coolong Hotel, the Communist Party apparatchiks all agree on one thing: Democratic Senator John Kerry is the best candidate for U.S. president. Mr. Kerry, who served in Vietnam but later became an opponent of the war, is seen in the rural Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh as a brave warrior, a man to be respected "soldier to soldier." "That George Bush is so arrogant. Mr. Kerry is better for Vietnam," says Tran Hoan Kim, the Communist Party's provincial chairman and a former Viet Cong guerrilla fighter during what...
  • Why W Will Win

    06/17/2004 1:10:24 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 71 replies · 1,001+ views
    Newsmax ^ | June 15, 2004 | John L. Perry
    The reasons being given why George W. Bush will not be reelected are the very reasons he will be reelected – and by an impressive margin. This is because his opponents have grossly failed to judge the nature of America and the character of the man, himself – the same way and for the same reasons Ronald Reagan’s opponents grossly misjudged him and the nature of America during his presidency. It’s no accident that many of those now maligning Bush are of the same crowd in the news media who maligned Reagan. They are still making the same self-defeating mistake...
  • whats up with drudge? [FLASHBACK: Perseus Beheading Medusa]

    05/12/2004 12:11:30 AM PDT · by KOZ. · 11 replies · 173+ views
    drudgereport ^ | 5/12/04 | drudge
    link to cellini's medusa sculpture this pic is linked to on drudge, but different location on the web. kinda sick in my opinion. on drudge it says [FLASHBACK: Perseus Beheading Medusa]
  • Protesters bash Wal-Mart's attempt to open 2 stores in city

    05/05/2004 3:19:28 PM PDT · by KOZ. · 42 replies · 416+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | may 2, 2004 | Protesters bash Wal-Mart's attempt to open 2 stores in city
    Chants bashing Wal-Mart filled the St. Sabina Church auditorium Saturday as more than 300 people attended a Chicago Workers' Rights Board protest of the retail giant's attempt to move into Chicago. Speaker after speaker -- from religious and political leaders to labor and community activists to current and former Wal-Mart employees -- accused the company of providing low-paying jobs with meager benefits, gobbling up competitors and running roughshod over women and illegal immigrants. Wal-Mart disputes the claims, saying it has been unfairly maligned. "I think we have to get away from the mentality that we're just glad to get a...
  • Britain in secret EU army deal

    11/28/2003 9:21:08 PM PST · by KOZ. · 14 replies · 148+ views ^ | 11/29/2003 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard in Naples
    Britain in secret EU army deal By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard in Naples (Filed: 29/11/2003) Britain has taken a dramatic step towards a fully-fledged European army, signing up to Franco-German proposals for a planning headquarters outside Nato, it emerged yesterday. The deal reached by British, German and French officials in secret talks in Berlin this week establishes an "operational" command in Brussels, allowing the EU to run day-to-day battlefield missions for the first time. Risking a major clash with Washington, it points to a definitive break with British defence doctrine of the last half century. But British officials hinted last night that...
  • Tragic French Offensive Stalled On Beaches (if today's media covered addition)

    11/13/2003 10:40:44 AM PST · by KOZ. · 17 replies · 185+ views ^ | William A. Mayer
    Tragic French Offensive Stalled On Beaches by William A. Mayer Normandy, France - June 6, 1944 Pandemonium, shock and sheer terror predominate today’s events in Europe. In an as yet unfolding apparent fiasco, Supreme Allied Commander, General Dwight David Eisenhower’s troops got a rude awakening this morning at Omaha Beach here in Normandy. Due to insufficient planning and lack of a workable entrance strategy soldiers of the 1st and 29th Infantry as well as Army Rangers are now bogged down and sustaining heavy casualties inflicted on them by dug-in insurgent positions located 170 feet above them on cliffs overlooking the...
  • CNN IS biased media!!

    03/25/2003 2:08:06 PM PST · by KOZ. · 6 replies · 49+ views
    03/25/03 | TELEVISEDWAR
    I needed to post this. CNN is making me sick and here is a list of the stories of the past hour or so.... Families react to POWs Dangerous Weather Forecast, will slow down troops Technology OK, but sleep depravation and fatigue a major detrament. Military Critics question pentagon war plan # of US/UK casualties Not as many troops as last war Rebuilding Iraq: Halliburton and Cheney Serious setback for Bush's taxcut, because we cant afford war. Woodruff: Not a good day for the President. Talk with families of POWs. Dolphins. List of KIA/MIA US/British, and # of Iraqi civilians...