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  • Soldiers capture kidnapper, free hostage ("Thank you, America" says freed hostage)

    10/14/2007 1:45:54 AM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 37 replies · 109+ views
    Multi-National Corps – Iraq ^ | 10-14-07 | Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO
    Soldiers capture kidnapper, free hostage Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO BAGHDAD – Multi-National Division Soldiers captured a kidnapper and freed a hostage being held for ransom Oct. 9 after being tipped off by residents of Northern Baghdad’s Adhamiyah neighborhood. Members of the 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, conducted the operation which freed Majhid Hamid Majeed, a 33-year-old shop owner and father of five, from the confines of the tiny, squalid room where he was being held hostage. Majeed had been abducted the previous day by kidnappers who beat him and threatened to kill him unless his family paid a $10,000...
  • (Vanity) Looking for photo of President Bush

    12/05/2005 6:43:44 PM PST · by NorthEastRepublican · 12 replies · 804+ views
    Does anybody happen to have a pciture of an raqi voter holding a picture of President Bsuh from the Jnuary elections? Thank you.
  • Thank You, America---Arab nationalism is a destructive ideology

    06/19/2005 6:04:16 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies · 582+ views
    Arab News • Al-Jazirah ^ | 6-20-05 | Muhammad Al-Sheikh
    What have the Arabs given us Saudis in comparison to what we have gained from our relations with America? I know very well that this is an extremely sensitive issue that many would hesitate to address; they are restrained by a culture of fear that prevents them from confronting controversial and sensitive issues head-on. The late King Abdul Aziz, the founder of modern Saudi Arabia, was a resourceful and far-sighted statesman when he chose the Americans rather than the British to come and search for oil in the Kingdom. He did so despite Britain at the time being an important...
  • Thank You, America

    06/18/2005 1:08:27 AM PDT · by kipita · 30 replies · 1,257+ views
    Arab News ^ | 18 June 2005 | Muhammad Al-Sheikh • Al-Jazirah
    Thank You, America Muhammad Al-Sheikh • Al-Jazirah What have the Arabs given us Saudis in comparison to what we have gained from our relations with America? I know very well that this is an extremely sensitive issue that many would hesitate to address; they are restrained by a culture of fear that prevents them from confronting controversial and sensitive issues head-on. The late King Abdul Aziz, the founder of modern Saudi Arabia, was a resourceful and far-sighted statesman when he chose the Americans rather than the British to come and search for oil in the Kingdom. He did so despite...
  • "God bless America": Freed Australian hostage, Douglas Wood

    06/16/2005 8:23:30 AM PDT · by dead · 9 replies · 2,619+ views
    The Australian ^ | June 17, 2005 | Patrick Walters and John Kerin
    FREED Australian hostage Douglas Wood flew to a secret Middle East location last night as his relieved family prepared to make a $100,000-plus donation to Iraqi charities. The 63-year-old engineer was recovering in hospital, but doctors said he was in surprisingly good shape after his 47-day ordeal. As his family celebrated his release, details emerged of the physical and mental degradation he suffered while held in various Baghdad locations. Mr Wood, who was kidnapped on the way to work on April 30, was handcuffed and bound for much of the time he spent in captivity. His captors also "badly corrupted"...
  • How can we thank the Americans?

    04/23/2005 8:36:39 PM PDT · by Valin · 33 replies · 1,790+ views
    THE MESOPOTAMIAN ^ | 4/22/05 | Hashim Al-Sudani
    Time may be passing and we may forget the calamity in which we were living. And this is what happened to us, we Iraqis. After two years since our delivery from the regime of Saddam the criminal, who was slaughtering us, torturing us and driving us like a herd of cattle to the arenas of his loosing battles, with execution squads behind us; we have forgotten how we used to live in constant terror and how we were afraid to say any word that might lead us to dark torture chambers in the “Department of General Security” or the “Governorate”,...
  • Iraqis Thank America

    04/19/2005 6:46:10 AM PDT · by Republican Red · 9 replies · 694+ views
    Iraqis Thank America This is a Haider Ajina two-fer. He also sent us these poll results that appeared today in the Iraqi newspaper Almidhar. The results are based on a survey of 778 Baghdad residents: Do you support the pull out of foreign troops? At once = 12.56% According to a future timetable= 81.80% Do not know = 5.64% Has the security situation improved since the start of the new government? Yes = 55% No = 35% No change = 10% Those results are pretty much self-explanatory. Haider adds these comments: Most of us read, heard and saw the media's...
  • Why One German Spent €6,000 to Thank America

    03/20/2005 4:55:55 AM PST · by NCjim · 29 replies · 2,243+ views
    Der Spiegel ^ | March 20, 2005 | Fiona Ehlers
    For his 50th birthday, a wealthy German placed a full-page ad in a left-leaning newspaper thanking America for 50 years of freedom and peace. He says the ad and the response it generated were well worth it. For Manfred Petri, an independently wealthy former businessman from the Bavarian town of Hof, the day George W. Bush arrived in Mainz for his visit to Germany was a day to celebrate. It was February 23, 2005, which also happened to be Manfred Petri's 50th birthday. The day began with breakfast in bed, which would be followed later by a family celebration with...
  • Video showing the awesome power of the Gatling gun

    02/28/2005 9:34:21 AM PST · by Ambient · 124 replies · 59,689+ views
    This video is totally awesome, it shows the power of the gattling gun used on the apache and hueys. Click me to see Movie If you haven't seen the video "Thank You America" then check that video out also, it can get you choked up.
  • Thank you America - From "Bild", Germany's most read newspaper.

    02/24/2005 10:56:56 AM PST · by longjack · 40 replies · 1,676+ views ^ | February 25, 2005 | Peter Boenisch
    Danke, Amerika!by PETER BOENISCH A Two-Thirds-Majority will always be right.Think again!Two Thirds of the germans don't want to be thankful to the Americans.So short a memory can't be permitted.Without the Amis Berlin would be KhrushchevgradWithout the Amis there would still be the Wall and barbed wire.Without the Amis we'd still have the Nazis at our throats.Without McDonald's and without Coca-Cola, we Germans could live, but life wouldn't be worth as much without the American freedom to say what you want, what you think is good or bad, what you would like to have, and having the ability to ctiticize...
  • FOR THIS IRAQI, IT'S THANK YOU BUSH (Flashback - Must Read)

    01/30/2005 8:51:16 AM PST · by UpHereEh · 26 replies · 1,273+ views
    The Hindu Business Line ^ | Rasheeda Bhagat
    "Only two entities could have saved Iraq from Saddam: God or the Americans. And God did not listen to our prayers." IN a country where you hear the persistent chant "The Americans are no good. The Americans must leave Iraq," it comes as a big surprise to meet 45-year-old Anwaar, who teaches management at the University of Technology and Management in the Zafaraniya locality of Baghdad. "The Americans are good for two reasons: First, because they got rid of Saddam Hussein, and second, because they have provided safety and security for the people of Baghdad," she says. Anwaar has enough...
  • "Thanks America" -- Navy photo from Tsunami relief

    01/20/2005 8:25:12 AM PST · by 68skylark · 16 replies · 1,770+ views
    U. S. Navy NewsStand ^ | January 19, 2005 | Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Elizabeth A. Edwards
    050119-N-9951E-067 Alue Bilie, Sumatra, Indonesia (Jan. 19, 2005) - Young girls salute in their best form for a photo taken at one of the camps located in the town of Alue Bilie, Aceh, for civilians displaced by the Dec. 26 tsunami. Teams from the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO), currently aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), are conducting surveys in the region of Aceh, Sumatra to determine the needs of the victims of the tsunami that struck South East Asia. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is currently operating in the Indian Ocean off the...
  • "Thanks America" -- picture from tsunami relief work

    01/06/2005 2:50:46 PM PST · by 68skylark · 35 replies · 1,810+ views
    U. S. Navy ^ | Jan 6, 2005 | U.S. Navy
    050106-N-4166B-488 Lamno, Sumatra, Indonesia (Jan. 6, 2005) - A lone hand salute is rendered by an Indonesian child as a U.S. Navy helicopter lifts off after delivering food and water in Lamno, Sumatra, Indonesia. Helicopters assigned to Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2) and Sailors from Abraham Lincoln are supporting Operation Unified Assistance, the humanitarian operation effort in the wake of the Tsunami that struck South East Asia. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is currently operating in the Indian Ocean off the waters of Indonesia and Thailand. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman Jordon R. Beesley (RELEASED)
  • Caption this photo! ("Thank you very much Mr. Bush")

    12/09/2004 1:53:51 PM PST · by Guillermo · 14 replies · 1,642+ views
    Phil Hendrie Show ^ | 9 Dec, 2004
  • A child of refugees counts her many blessings

    11/26/2004 3:49:17 PM PST · by Skylab · 242+ views
    Nov. 24, 2004, 10:00PM An adopted daughter gives thanks to America A child of refugees counts her many blessings By ANH V. SAWYER I wish you could have been with me this morning. It was snowing, not heavily, but enough flurries to prevent many of my international friends from coming to our monthly International Wives Club. Most of them came from the other side of the world where the coldest temperature hovers above 60 degrees. ---- It was a struggle to put these words on paper, because deep down I am afraid of retaliation. I think the most wonderful gift...
  • Transcript: Allawi Thanks America

    09/23/2004 8:55:22 PM PDT · by ETERNAL WARMING · 13 replies · 477+ views
    Fox News ^ | September 23, 2004 | Prime Minister Ayad Allawi
    Transcript: Allawi Thanks America Thursday, September 23, 2004 STORIES BACKGROUND •Mr. Allawi Goes to Washington WASHINGTON — Iraqi interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Thursday. Following is a transcript of his remarks: ALLAWI: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, it's my distinct honor and great privilege to speak to you today on behalf of Iraq's interim government and its people. It's my honor to come to Congress and to thank this nation and its people for making our cause your cause, our struggle your struggle.
  • USS Kennedy Rescues Iranian Sailors (The Great Satan rescues six drowning Iranians)

    08/21/2004 5:40:34 AM PDT · by geros · 13 replies · 902+ views
    First Coast News ^ | 8/18/2004 | Cynthia Capers
    JACKSONVILLE, FL -- The crew of the USS John F. Kennedy rescued six people from a sinking Iranian cargo dhow over the weekend. "We thought we were dead. We made smoke so people could see us. Three boats passed us before the helicopter cam to get us," said Mortata G. Asfendeary through a translator. A distress signal was initially received by USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), which was operating with Expeditionary Strike Group Three (ESG 3) in the North Arabian Sea. The Mobile Bay relayed the message to the John F. Kennedy. The Kennedy dispatched two HH-60 helicopters from HS-15...
  • Iraqi women tour U.S. with this quiet, stunning message: (Thanks for liberating Iraq.)

    08/08/2004 7:54:27 AM PDT · by No Blue States · 61 replies · 1,556+ views
    Detroit News ^ | August 5th 2004 | Laura Berman
    Iraqi women tour U.S. with this quiet, stunning message: Thanks By Laura Berman / The Detroit News They are two Iraqi women on a tour of the American Midwest, conveying a simple but somehow stunning message. To wit: Thanks for liberating Iraq. Thanks for sending American troops. You Americans are a lovely people. Taghreed Al-Qaragholi, 30, and Surood Ahmad Falih, 33, are college-educated, professional women who have flourished in post-occupation Iraq. They are believers in democracy, believers in the current transformation of their country. As women, they feel particularly affected. Both insist that their lives, and those of most Iraqis,...
  • Iraqis Pay Tribute to U.S. Service Members

    07/28/2004 2:01:37 PM PDT · by Horatio Gates · 19 replies · 1,074+ views
    The Drudgereort ^ | 5/27/2004 | Donna Miles
    Iraqis Pay Tribute to U.S. Service Members By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service ARLINGTON, Va., May 27, 2004 — As the sound of "Taps" wailed from Army Sgt. Major Henry Sgrecci's bugle today, seven Iraqi citizens pressed their new prosthetic hands against their hearts at the Tomb of the Unknowns here to honor U.S. service members who have given their lives in Iraq. Seven Iraqi merchants put their new prosthetic hands across their hearts May 27 while laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in honor of U.S. service members killed in Iraq....
  • Dear President Bush and Prime Minister Blair [From Iranian Student]

    07/23/2004 9:45:30 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 13 replies · 708+ views
    Persian Journal ^ | 7/23/04 | Persian Journal
    We are not sure if you ever get the chance to see this letter, however we though to drop you a few words of thanks for all the good work you and your administrations have done so far. In the world of chaos, continual human-made catastrophes and political turmoil it is easy enough to miss the humane actions of many noble people out there. But, this does not mean that normal day-to-day ordinary people cannot see and they do not appreciate your hard-work and the tremendous pressure you sustain to help your fellow innocent human being. Sirs, please allow us...