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  • US: Our presence in Syria will continue

    12/13/2017 4:17:41 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 54 replies
    ANF News (Washington, DC) ^ | Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017, 09:15 | ANF WASHINGTON
    US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said, “We will continue to work through all our partners to try to stabilize the country.” Spokesperson Nauert commented on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that Russian soldiers will be pulled out of Syria and said, “If Russia chooses to pull out, certainly, that is its choice to do so, but we continue to work through all our partners to try to stabilize the country.” US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert answered questions about Syria in the daily press briefing. Nauert said the following on the question about Russian President Putin’s announcement that Russian...
  • Blackmail: Obama will continue releasing criminal aliens until taxes are raised

    03/05/2013 8:25:44 AM PST · by Nachum · 22 replies
    The Examinier ^ | 3/5/13 | Dave Gibson
    Sequester cuts Obama Tax Increase DHS Janet Napolitano Related Ads Criminal Law Theft Obama Illegal Immigration Income Tax Taxes Aliens UFO Advertisement On Monday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that the Obama administration will continue to release criminal aliens from local jails and detention centers, claiming that the recent sequester cuts demand such action. She made the remarks at an event hosted by the left wing website Politico. Napolitano said: We’re going to continue to do that … for the foreseeable future. We are going to manage our way through this by identifying the lowest risk detainees, and putting...
  • Mayor Villaraigosa: Occupy L.A. 'cannot continue indefinitely'

    10/26/2011 5:56:13 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 10/26/11 | Kate Linthicum
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Wednesday that the Occupy Los Angeles encampment outside City Hall "cannot continue indefinitely" and has asked city officials to draft restrictions limiting when people are allowed on city property. "I respect the protesters' right to peacefully assemble and express their views," Villaraigosa said. "City officials have been in a continuous and open dialogue with the organizers of Occupy L.A. However, the protesters must respect city laws and regulations, and while they have been allowed to camp on City Hall lawns, that cannot continue indefinitely." A spokeswoman for the mayor said he has also instructed city officials...
  • Netanyahu on Jerusalem Day: We'll Continue to Build Jerusalem

    05/31/2011 4:16:27 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/6/11 | Elad Benari
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke during Tuesday’s Jerusalem Day celebration at the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva in Jerusalem. As he entered the Beit Medrash, over a thousand students sang the words with which Moses blessed the tribe of Binyamin: "And to Binyamin he said: Beloved by God, he will dwell in security." The head of the yeshiva, Rav Yaakov Shapira, welcomed the Prime Minister with warm words for his forthright speech in the US Congress, adding that our "roadmap" is the Bible and that all of the land of Israel stems from Jerusalem and has the same indivisible status as the...
  • Clinton: Libyan troops continue "vicious attacks"

    04/21/2011 11:56:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Rueters ^ | 4/21/11 | Tabassum Zakaria
    (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have continued their "vicious attacks" and may have used cluster bombs against civilians. Libyan government troops overnight pounded the rebel-held city of Misrata, where hundreds have died during the siege that began with pro-democracy protests.
  • Security Operations Continue in Larkhabi, Omar Khal, Shinwar

    01/06/2011 9:10:14 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan (Jan. 7) – Afghan National Security and International Security Assistance Forces continued to secure numerous areas in the Gor Tepa region of Kunduz province in ISAF’s Regional Command North yesterday. Denying insurgents freedom of movement and activity, Afghan National Police and coalition forces conducted operations within the vicinity of Larkhabi, Omar Khal and Shinwar. An improvised explosive device was identified and detonated safely by security forces near the Isa Kahn checkpoint. The combined effort between ANSF and ISAF has brought about greater security and has afforded residents the opportunity to travel safely throughout the local area as well...
  • Netanyahu tells Israeli public: Gaza blockade will continue

    06/02/2010 10:26:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies · 426+ views
    haaretz ^ | 6/2/10 | staff
    In first address to nation, Netanyahu says Turkish-flagged ship was large enough to have been smuggling weapons into Gaza. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday defended Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, in his first address to the nation since the Israel Navy's deadly raid of a Gaza-bound humanitarian aid convoy earlier this week. Netanyahu, who canceled a meeting in Washington with President Barack Obama due to the raid which occurred just hours before his trip, declared that Israel had no opposition to seeing humanitarian aid brought into the Gaza Strip.
  • US Will Continue to Back Israel in UN

    04/30/2010 10:10:59 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 324+ views
    inn ^ | 4/30/10 | Maayana Miskin
    United States officials who spoke to the pan-Arab paper Al-Sharq il-Awsat denied Thursday that America would stop using its United Nations veto to help Israel. The New York Times had reported that US President Barack Obama warned that America would no longer veto anti-Israel resolutions in the UN Security Council.
  • Countdown Ratings Declines Continue; Better Off Without Olbermann?

    03/30/2010 2:35:00 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies · 872+ views
    TV By The Numbers ^ | March 30, 2010 | by Bill Gorman
    The ratings declines for Countdown with Keith Olbermann continue. Year over year declines for the first 3 months of 2010 ranged from 40-45% in the cable news advertiser target adults 25-54 demo, and between 21-29% among average viewership.While it’s hard to completely attribute cause and effect to TV ratings, it’s interesting to note that Countdown had better ratings (and a less severe year to year ratings and viewership loss) during the month of March, when Keith wasn’t on the air (he was off from 2/24 until last night) than it did during February (and was approximately on par with...
  • Democrats continue full-scale retreat

    01/25/2010 3:13:26 PM PST · by aquapub · 4 replies · 646+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 1-25-10 | Robert Moon
    Another Democrat has seen the writing on the wall and decided to jump ship rather than face the electoral firing squad in November. This time, it is Arkansas Congressman Marion Berry, who openly admits that Election 2010 is going to be an outright "bloodbath" for Democrats...
  • Recruiting Successes Continue in Fiscal 2009

    11/10/2008 3:13:22 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 82+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2008 – Recruiting successes in fiscal 2008 continued into the first month of the new fiscal year, with all active and reserve components meeting or exceeding their October goals, defense officials reported today. Recruiting remained solid across the board, with the Army leading the effort by exceeding its active-duty goal by 1 percent, its Army National Guard goal by 16 percent and its Army Reserve goal by 10 percent, officials said. The Army signed on 5,324 active-duty soldiers in October, as well as 6,487 National Guardsmen and 3,049 reservists. The Marine Corps topped its October active-duty...
  • Military Humanitarian Mission in Georgia to Continue, Bush Says

    08/16/2008 3:52:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 228+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2008 – The U.S. military flights that have delivered humanitarian assistance to Georgia this week will continue in the days ahead, President Bush said today. American C-17 aircraft began delivering aid to Georgia Aug. 14 in the wake of attacks by Russian forces in two breakaway Georgian regions and other parts of the former Soviet republic. “In recent days, U.S. cargo planes carrying humanitarian supplies have arrived in Georgia. In the days ahead, we will continue using U.S. aircraft and other assets as needed to deliver more humanitarian and medical supplies,” Bush said today in his...
  • Many Arabs fear McCain would continue Bush policy

    03/24/2008 10:10:19 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 48 replies · 1,062+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 3/24/08 | Nadim Ladki
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Arabs keen to see the end of George W. Bush's presidency fear that a win for likely Republican candidate John McCain will bring little change to U.S. policies they blame for destabilizing the Middle East. For Arab politicians who have gained from U.S. policy in countries including Iraq and Lebanon, continuity may be a good thing. But Bush's many critics in the Arab world worry that McCain will continue current U.S. policies, which they fault for unleashing chaos in Iraq and providing unflinching support for Israel in its conflict with the Palestinians. McCain wants to keep troops...
  • Bush Assures Odierno Iraq Progress Will Continue

    03/03/2008 5:51:27 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 61+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 3, 2008 – President Bush thanked the former commander of Multinational Corps Iraq today on behalf of all U.S. troops who have served in Iraq for creating a turnaround that Bush promised to continue to support. Army Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno left Iraq recently after a 15-month stint in charge of coalition ground forces, serving under Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of Multinational Force Iraq. “I appreciate the fact that you really snatched defeat out of the jaws of those who are trying to defeat us in Iraq,” Bush told Odierno following their meeting today...
  • Ruling Allows Navy to Continue Using Low-Frequency Sonar

    08/21/2007 6:43:16 PM PDT · by SandRat · 37 replies · 735+ views
    NAVY newsstand ^ | Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brandan W. Schulze
    WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The National Marine Fisheries Services issued a final rule Aug. 16 that allows the Navy to continue operating Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) sonar in the western Pacific Ocean for the next five years, subject to a yearly authorization renewal. SURTASS LFA consists of two separate components. The LFA portion of the system is suspended vertically below the ship and transmits low-frequency sound energy into the water. SURTASS, the passive portion of the system, is towed behind the ship and is made up of a series of underwater microphones that detect natural...
  • Severely Wounded Troops Find Meaningful Ways to Continue Serving

    07/13/2007 5:09:41 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 516+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 13, 2007 – Army Sgt. John Keith likes to finish what he starts. So even after a rocket-propelled grenade tore into the door of his Humvee during his deployment to Iraq, leaving his leg dangling, he wasn’t willing to give up his 15-year military career. Army Sgt. John Keith is among a growing legion of severely wounded troops who have opted to continue their military service. Despite losing a leg in Iraq, Keith now serves with the Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier program at Fort Belvoir, Va. Here, he holds an “eagle cane” presented by the Northern...
  • Phantom Thunder, Related Operations Continue in Iraq

    07/01/2007 2:09:03 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 202+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 1, 2007 – Operation Phantom Thunder and other offensive military operations in Iraq continue to turn up terrorist leaders, enemy fighters and weapons intended for use against Iraqi and coalition forces and Iraqi citizens, military officials reported. Today, coalition forces in Iraq’s Ninewah and Anbar provinces detained 14 suspected terrorists during operations aimed at capturing or killing al Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders and their operatives. In Mosul, coalition forces captured an alleged al Qaeda in Iraq senior leader and three other suspected terrorists during an early morning raid. Coalition officials said the senior leader is responsible for...
  • Baghdad Operations Continue; Several Weapons Caches Found

    03/23/2007 7:18:56 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 419+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 23, 2007 – U.S. and Iraqi security forces continued clearing operations in Baghdad today, while other coalition and Iraqi security forces discovered and destroyed several enemy weapons caches in the past few days, officials said. Nearly 1,600 U.S. and Iraqi security forces teamed up for a second day of anti-terrorist operations in Baghdad’s Mansour district, officials said. During this sweep, U.S. soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division’s 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team rescued a kidnap victim. The soldiers also found a weapons cache that yielded several AK-47 rifles, ammunition, mortar rounds and other ordnance. Also today, U.S....
  • Security operations continue in Sadr City

    03/07/2007 5:55:39 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 348+ views
    CAMP LIBERTY -- A combined force of Iraqi Police and Multi-National Division-Baghdad troops completed a second day of security operations at the eastern Baghdad district of Sadr City Monday. Members of the 82nd Airborne DivisionÂ’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team and the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division conducted security operations with their Iraqi counterparts and reported no hostile contact for a second day in an area known to be a stronghold of Muqtada al-Sadr, the extremist leader of rogue elements known for extra-judicial killings and attacks against Coalition forces. Some residents seemed genuinely pleased to see the...
  • Progress Must Continue in Afghanistan, Commander Says

    03/02/2007 6:39:45 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 124+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 2, 2007 – Afghanistan is making progress, but big challenges remain, the man with ultimate responsibility for NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan said today. Meeting with reporters at the Pentagon today, Army Gen. Bantz J. Craddock, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe, said that in addition to dealing with Taliban fighters and other insurgents in the country, Afghanistan is plagued by problems caused by opium cultivation and the drug trade. ISAF has about 35,000 troops from 35 different nations in Afghanistan. The United States has 15,000 troops serving there under the ISAF banner and a...