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  • Dems: no high-level direction on Fast & Furious

    01/30/2012 9:59:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    NewsOK ^ | 1/30/12 | PETE YOST
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on a congressional committee say the panel has obtained no evidence that a flawed gun smuggling probe called Operation Fast and Furious was conceived or directed by high-level political appointees at Justice Department headquarters. The Democrats say the probe grew out of a misguided five-year-long effort during both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations in the Phoenix division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to dismantle arms trafficking networks along the Southwest border.
  • 14 High-Level Terrorists Processed Into Guantanamo

    09/07/2006 5:13:00 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 369+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2006 -- Fourteen men believed to be high-level terrorist leaders arrived in recent days at U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and were transferred to Defense Department custody without incident, the commander of the U.S. military detention facility there said today. President Bush announced yesterday that the 14 men -- including individuals believed to be behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the bombings of the USS Cole in Yemen and two U.S. embassies in Africa -- had been moved to Guantanamo Bay and would stand trial by military commissions. “They arrived safely, and all appeared to...
  • Coalition Forces Capture High-Level Baath Party Leader

    11/15/2005 5:15:15 PM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 481+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2005 – Coalition forces captured the leader of the New Baath Party in Diyala province, Iraq, during a Nov. 9 patrol, officials announced today. Coalition members apprehended Hamid Sharki Shadid along with physical evidence at his home. Shadid is a former member of the Baath Party in Diyala province and is suspected of being responsible for all insurgent Baath Party activities in that area. Coalition forces believe he can provide crucial information on the whereabouts of former Staff Gen. Jamal Karki, a suspected Baathist insurgent, and Abd-al-Baqi al-Saadun, who has been a fugitive since the fall of...
  • FAA licensed 5 arrested at TIMCO (high-level airplane repair licenses)

    03/24/2005 11:39:28 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies · 2,173+ views
    News & Record ^ | 3/24/05 | Taft Wireback
    FAA licensed 5 arrested at TIMCO 3-24-05 By Taft Wireback, Staff Writer News & Record GREENSBORO -- Five of those arrested on immigration charges at TIMCO two weeks ago had high-level repair licenses from the Federal Aviation Administration, which is investigating how they qualified for licensing tests, the agency said Wednesday. FAA administrators are looking into documents used by the five in seeking the right to test for Airframe and Powerplant certification, FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said. The A&P license allows mechanics to work on the more complex parts of a plane. "To our knowledge, they all passed the written,...
  • North, South Korea agree to high-level military talks

    02/05/2004 10:02:42 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 157+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/5/04 | Jae-Suk Yoo - AP
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North and South Korea agreed Friday to hold high-level military talks to ease tensions between the nations, divided by the world's most heavily fortified border and embroiled in a standoff over the North's nuclear weapons development. The agreement came at the end of four days of Cabinet-level meetings. "South and North agreed to hold a military official meeting soon to ease military tension on the Korean peninsula," the two countries said in a joint statement. It gave no details of the planned talks. The Koreas held talks between their defense ministers in September 2000 but...