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  • Did US Choose War over Qaddafi's Abdication?

    04/25/2014 9:53:26 AM PDT · by No One Special · 19 replies
    Diana West ^ | April 25, 2014 | Diana West
    More than Benghazi skeletons should haunt Hillary Clinton's expected 2016 presidential bid. It now seems that the entire war in Libya -- where thousands died in a civil war in which no U.S. interest was at stake -- might well have been averted on her watch and, of course, that of President Obama's. How? In March 2011, immediately after NATO's punishing bombing campaign began, Muammar Qaddafi was "ready to step aside," says retired Rear Admiral Charles R. Kubic, U.S. Navy. "He was willing to go into exile and was willing to end the hostilities." What happened? According to Kubic, the...
  • Brotherhood Students Threw A Soldier From The Third Floor In Al-Azhar University

    01/09/2014 11:19:58 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 10 replies
    Eman Nabih ^ | January 9, 2014 | Eman Nabih
    On 8/1/2014, Muslim Brotherhood Students in Al-Azhar University kidnapped two police soldiers and stolen their Identities. The two soldiers were in their way to buy lunch, when Muslim Brothers students surrounded them and dragged them inside the university. The police forces managed to release one of the soldiers, the other soldier was thrown by Muslim Brothers Students from a window in the 3rd floor of the highest building in the university. The soldier had serious injuries and fractures. Source of Information: On Tv and Almogaz Newspaper.
  • Horrific moment Islamist terrorist shows 'enemy's' decapitated head to baying crowd...

    11/15/2013 2:20:37 PM PST · by Vostok-1 · 26 replies ^ | 19:28 GMT, 14 November 2013 | UPDATED: 13:18 GMT, 15 November 2013 | Wills Robinson
    In a sickening video posted on YouTube, soldiers from the Syrian-based group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) were seen holding up the decapitated head of a soldier they believed was a supporter of President Bashar al-Assad. But, after the footage was made public, the victim was recognised by an extremist as a fellow rebel fighter who had been wounded during a battle. The militants have now asked for forgiveness. Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

    09/22/2013 7:22:31 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 150 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | Sept. 18,2013 | LiveLeak
    A young Christian girl beheaded in Syria. The sign of extremism and fanatics, the long beards, is present in each and everyone of these subhuman Muslims who killed this small child, in their jihad to Allah – inspired by the Quran. This is Obama, Britain, France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Turkey funded and supported handiwork. Don’t put your support behind any of these people, whether for military action in Syria, asylum, immigration, another hate preaching mosque. This is what is moving into your town, your country, your society, your neighborhood: video... This video is written with false propaganda claiming...
  • Toddler Chained To Fence By Syrian Rebels And Forced To Watch Parents Executed

    09/21/2013 9:50:39 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 76 replies
    Free Patriot ^ | 9/21/2013
    Take a good hard look at the photo. Looking away from it will not change the fact that it happened. This girl’s family had different religious views from the Syrian Rebel Army. When the “Free Syrian Army” marched into her town, they chained her to a fence and forced her to watch as her parents were tortured and killed for their religion. These are the same “Free Syrian Army” soldiers that Obama just violated international law to provide weapons to. I will not gross people out with the graphic video or the violence that happens over there daily under the...
  • Horrifying fate of Assad’s soldiers executed on camera by Syrian rebels

    09/06/2013 6:16:35 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 26 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 14:02 EST, September 5, 2013 | UPDATED: 03:07 EST, September 6, 2013 | Tara Brady
    Video footage has emerged which shows the moment seven of President Bashar al-Assad's Syrian soldiers are executed on camera by rebels fighting to overthrow the regime... ...The horrific scene filmed in April 2012 was documented in a video smuggled out of Syria only a few days ago by a former rebel who says he had become horrified by the brutality of the tactics his one-time comrades are using. He gave the footage to The New York Times.... Issa is known as 'the uncle' because two of his deputies are his nephews. His former aide, who had the copy of the...
  • Accused Fort Hood Shooter Paid $278,000 While Awaiting Trial

    05/21/2013 5:57:37 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 55 replies
    The Department of Defense confirms to NBC 5 Investigates that accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan has now been paid more than $278,000 since the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting that left 13 dead 32 injured. The Army said under the Military Code of Justice, Hasan’s salary cannot be suspended unless he is proven guilty.
  • Ft. Hood Victims Shamefully Denied Purple Hearts

    04/01/2013 4:58:57 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 33 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | April 1, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    War On Terrorism: We have a medal for those who remotely operate drones, but the Pentagon claims awarding the victims of the 2009 shooting with Purple Hearts would jeopardize the shooter's chance at a fair trial. We recently noted that the Obama administration's shameful designation of the Nov. 5, 2009, rampage at the Army base in Killeen, Texas, by Major Nidal Hasan as "workplace violence" had denied survivors benefits they would have been entitled to had the attack been properly labeled an act of terror. For example, Staff Sgt. Shawn Manning was shot six times but was denied benefits that...
  • Serbia marks 14th anniversary of [1999] NATO bombing

    03/24/2013 4:03:35 PM PDT · by Ravnagora · 31 replies
    B92 ^ | March 24, 2013 | Tanjug News Agency
    BELGRADE -- Today marks the 14th anniversary since the start of the NATO bombing campaign against Serbia, i.e. the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SRJ.A heating plant in New Belgrade is seen after being hit by NATO missiles (Tanjug, file) The bombing lasted 79 days and resulted in at least 2,500 deaths and more than 12,500 injuries. The attacks on Serbia started on March 24, 1999, and the last one took place near Kosovska Kamenica on June 10 at 13:15 CET. The death toll among the military and police forces reached 1,008, including 659 soldiers and 349 policemen. Around 6,000...
  • Pentagon will not label Fort Hood shootings as terrorist attack (Hasan must get fair trial)

    10/22/2012 5:18:38 PM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 10/22/12 | Susan Crabtree
    Already facing intense scrutiny for its shifting narrative about the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, the Pentagon now says it will not reclassify the Fort Hood shootings as a terrorist attack over concern about biasing the case against the gunman — an argument that is getting a mixed review from legal experts. Late Friday, after 160 victims of the Fort Hood shooting called on the Pentagon to label the attack terrorism instead of workplace violence as it has for the past three years, the Department of Defense said it would not reclassify the attack. In rejecting the victims...
  • US may have put mistaken faith in Libya security (But the world "loves" Obama. /sarc)

    10/01/2012 3:48:06 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 6 replies
    nbc ^ | 10/1/2012 | ERIC SCHMITT, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and SULIMAN ALI ZWAY / NY Times
    A speedy, effective response by newly trained Libyan security guards to a small bombing outside the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi in June may have led United States officials to underestimate the security threat to personnel there, according to counterterrorism and State Department officials, even as threat warnings grew in the weeks before the recent attack that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. The guards’ aggressive action in June came after the mission’s defenses and training were strengthened at the recommendation of a small team of Special Forces soldiers who augmented the mission’s security force for several...
  • Busted!… State Department Scrubs Damning Memo From Website Following Deadly 9-11 Consulate Attacks

    09/15/2012 6:53:03 PM PDT · by Fred · 132 replies
    GateWay Pundit ^ | 091512 | Jim Hoft
    On Wednesday September 12, 2012 blogger Speak With Authority discovered that five days before 9-11, the US State Department sent out a memo announcing no credible security threats against the United States on the anniversary of 9-11. The Overseas Security Advisory Council, who posted the memo, is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security under the U.S. Department of State. The OSAC memo said: Terrorism and Important Dates Global 9/6/2012 OSAC currently has no credible information to suggest that al-Qa’ida or any other terrorist group is plotting any kind of attack overseas to coincide with the upcoming anniversary of September...
  • Lebanon News: US Ambassador Was Raped Before He Was Killed

    09/13/2012 7:49:52 AM PDT · by Springfield Reformer · 89 replies
    Joe Miller-Restoring Liberty ^ | september 13, 2012 | Joe Miller
    This report just broke from an Arabic site called “Lebanon News.” The Arabic Lebanon News ( is the number one Lebanese online news site (ranked number eight of all sites in the nation) and has significant coverage throughout the Arab world. What follows is the rough Google Translation of the site’s report on the Ambassador’s gruesome murder: Sources AFP that “the U.S. ambassador to Libya was raped sexually before killing by gunmen who stormed the embassy building in Benghazi last night to protest against the film is offensive to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh),” The sources said that “Ambassador was killed...
  • Islamists Drag Dead Body of US Ambassador Through the Streets of Benghazi!(Updated) I

    09/13/2012 12:22:33 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 116 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 8:11 AM | Jim Hoft
    Islamists dragged the dead body of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens from the embassy after he was murdered last night. The radical Islamists attacked the embassy with rocket propelled grenades and machine gun fire.
  • Face of Afghan Sgt Hekmatullah who murdered three Australian soldiers

    09/04/2012 6:13:54 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 8 replies ^ | 4th September 2012 | Jeremy Kelly
    A US$5000 bounty has been put on the head of the Afghan soldier who shot dead three Australian Diggers. Some 10,000 posters and handbills are being distributed across Oruzgan Province, offering the reward for information leading to the capture of Sgt Hekmatullah who murdered 40-year-old Lance Corporal Stjepan Milosevic, 23-year-old Private Robert Poate and 21-year-old Sapper James Thomas Martin.
  • Some labeling Hasan terrorist [Fort Hood massacre]

    08/13/2012 1:33:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    San Antonio-Express News ^ | August 13, 2012 | Sig Christenson
    FORT HOOD — A string of witnesses in an evidentiary hearing identified Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan as the triggerman at a Fort Hood deployment center that left 45 dead and injured. As his trial nears almost three years later, few here argue over his guilt. They wonder why a psychiatrist would gun down fellow soldiers. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock can explain it. He calls Hasan a domestic terrorist, something prosecutors have never claimed, and says those avoiding the term are indulging in political correctness. “Believe me, my friend, if somebody had jumped up and said, ‘Praise God and...
  • Court Rules Against Russia in Katyn Massacre Case

    04/20/2012 12:56:56 PM PDT · by robowombat · 27 replies
    New American ^ | WEDNESDAY, 18 APRIL 2012 16:38 | JAMES HEISER
    Court Rules Against Russia in Katyn Massacre Case WRITTEN BY JAMES HEISER WEDNESDAY, 18 APRIL 2012 16:38 Over 70 years after Soviet forces secretly murdered approximately 22,000 Polish intellectuals and military officers in the Katyn Forest, the European Court of Human Rights has declared that atrocity to have been a “war crime.” However, unlike other “war crimes” of the Second World War, the calculated butchering of tens of thousands of Poles will have very little impact on a government that went to great lengths to avoid aiding the investigation: the Russian government will be required to pay 5,000 euros (approximately...
  • Former 7-Up spokesman and actor Orlando Jones claims liberals should kill Palin [ Sheriff Dupnik? ]

    10/25/2011 1:01:13 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 58 replies ^ | Oct 25 2011 | By Meghan Keneally
    A comedian and actor went to Twitter to suggest that the death of Muammar Gaddafi should inspire American liberals to kill Sarah Palin, sparking a virtual fire-storm. That's just what actor and former soda spokesman Orlando Jones did when he turned the death of the Libyan dictator into a call to arms for American liberals to kill the poster woman for the Tea Party movement. 'Libyan Rebels kill Gaddafi, if American liberals want respect the better stop listening to Aretha & kill Sarah Palin(:' Mr Jones tweeted on Friday.
  • Russia: Geneva Convention flouted in Gaddafi death

    10/21/2011 7:31:39 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 16 replies ^ | October 21, 2011
    (Reuters) - Russia believes that Muammar Gaddafi should have been treated as a prisoner of war according to the Geneva Conventions and should not have been killed, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday, calling for an investigation into his death. "We have to lean on facts and international laws. They say that in a course of armed conflicts international humanitarian rules written in Geneva conventions are enforced," Lavrov said in a radio interview. Gaddafi died in unclear but bloody circumstances shortly after the fugitive former strongman was captured by transitional government forces on Thursday, two months after he was...
  • This is What Democracy Looks Like? Vanquished Khadafy on Car Hood

    10/21/2011 4:34:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    IRush ^ | October 21, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Now, according to reporters on the ground in Libya, Colonel Khadafy's body -- there's one good thing about this guy's death, and that is the tombstone. We're finally gonna find out how he spells it. There are about 120 different versions of the spelling of Khadafy's name. (interruption) Oh, they did? AP's got a story on how he spells it, it's in the stack here? Oh cool, we know that. So we don't have to wait for the tombstone. Fine. Not what I was going to say anyway. That was just a random thought. According to reporters...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Gaddafi 'captured' as rebel forces take control of Sirte

    10/20/2011 4:39:01 AM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 61 replies · 1+ views
    Dailymail ^ | 10.20.11
    BREAKING NEWS: Gaddafi 'captured' as rebel forces take control of Sirte Leader wounded in both legs prior to capture By DAILY MAIL REPORTER Last updated at 12:27 PM on 20th October 2011 Comments (0) Add to My Stories Share Muammar Gaddafi has been captured by revolutionary forces in Libya, it has been reported today. Gaddafi and his family have been on the run since Nato and rebel forces started closing the net on Tripoli in mid-August. The reports of Gaddafi's capture came on the same day that revolutionary forces said that they had taken control of Sirte - the leader's...
  • PA Bemoans Jerusalem Construction

    08/11/2011 3:14:15 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/8/11 | Gavriel Queenann
    The Palestinian Authority on Thursday condemned Israel’s decision to build new housing projects in Jerusalem and accused the Israeli government of seeking to create new 'facts on the ground,' the PA-run Maan news agency reported. Interior Minister Eli Yishai (Shas) on Thursday approved 1,600 apartment units in the Jerusalem haredi neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo late on Wednesday night. It was also reported the Interior Ministry was working to prepare two additional projects, including 2,000 projects in Givat Hamatos and 625 units in Pisgat Zeev. Nabil Abu Rudaineh, spokesman for PA President Mahmoud Abbas, said that the decision was an attempt...
  • Family seeks recognition for soldier slain in Arkansas (Purple Hearts for Long & Ezeagwula)

    07/26/2011 3:05:59 PM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/26/11 | JEANNIE NUSS
    Family seeks recognition for soldier slain in Ark.By: JEANNIE NUSS | Associated Press 07/26/11 4:36 PM Andy Long lies in a military cemetery in Arkansas, between a Persian Gulf veteran and a man who served in Korea. While the tombstones around him say where the soldiers served, the granite slab marking the 23-year-old's grave doesn't list a military campaign — at least, not one the Army recognizes. In the two years since Long was killed and another soldier was wounded outside a military recruiting station in Little Rock by a self-professed jihadist, their families have struggled to convince the military...
  • NATO Discusses Ground Operation, Libya Promises Hell

    05/07/2011 9:29:44 AM PDT · by Fennie · 53 replies
    RussiaToday ^ | May 4, 2011
    The aerial bombardment of Libya has reached a dead end, which has intensified talk among NATO members about a possible land operation, a move that threatens to escalate massively the violence that already exists there. The alliance's spokesman has admitted there is still little sign of progress for either side in the conflict, so there is a need for a new UN resolution to approve sending foreign troops in. In the meantime, civilian casualties from allied bombing continue to mount as fresh NATO air strikes have been heard in the Libyan capital overnight. At a video conference with Russian students,...
  • Alleged Fort Hood shooter ruled 'sane': source

    01/26/2011 7:05:51 PM PST · by ColdOne · 59 replies
    AFP ^ | January 26th 2011 | Sig Christenson
    KILLEEN, Texas — The US Army psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people in a shooting spree on a Texas army base has been ruled sane and thus fit for trial, a source familiar with the case said. The ruling by a group of medical experts, called a sanity board, opens the door for a court martial that could end in the execution of Major Nidal Hasan, who was paralyzed from the neck down during the November 5, 2009 massacre. Neither prosecutors nor retired Army Colonel John Galligan, a veteran military lawyer representing Hasan, 40, would confirm the board's decision.
  • Gunman in Afghan Uniform Kills Six American Service Members

    11/29/2010 12:35:58 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | NOVEMBER 29, 2010, 2:22 P.M. ET | MATTHEW ROSENBERG
    KABUL—A gunman in an Afghan Border Police uniform shot and killed six U.S. service members during a training mission in what appeared to be the latest and deadliest in a series of shootings of allied personnel by Afghan forces. The gunman was killed in a subsequent shootout with coalition forces. Afghan officials and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization task force here said they were investigating the incident, which occurred Monday in the eastern province of Nangarhar.But "such attacks will not deter our cooperation with [NATO] to provide security in Afghanistan," said Zemarai Bashary, the spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry,...
  • [Fort Hood: Defense in]Hasan hearing lasts 4 minutes

    11/15/2010 11:34:57 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 14 replies
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 11/15/2010 | Sig Christenson
    FORT HOOD — After prosecutors called 56 witnesses over nine days in an evidentiary hearing that began last month and resumed Monday after a three-week break, defense attorneys for Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan rested after four minutes. Hasan, a psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people and wounding dozens of others in a Nov. 5, 2009 shooting spree at a post deployment center, was asked by an Army judge if he had anything to say. “No,” replied Hasan, who wore combat fatigues and a green watch cap. The proceeding for Hasan, charged with 13 specifications of premeditated murder and 32 counts...
  • Wave of bomb blasts target Christians in Baghdad

    11/10/2010 4:29:47 AM PST · by jacknhoo · 35 replies ^ | Wednesday, 10 November 2010 | By Mark Greaves
    A series of bomb blasts targeting Christians in Baghdad has killed at least three people and injured two dozen more, security sources have said. At least 14 roadside bombs were detonated and a mortar round was fired in Christian districts across the Iraqi capital last night and early this morning. An interior ministry source told Reuters that the attacks were a “continuation” of the massacre at Our Lady of Salvation church which killed dozens of worshippers last week. According to one report, today’s bombings targeted the family of one of the victims of the massacre. The Islamic State of Iraq...
  • 'Smiling' woman 'stabbed MP twice in stomach after confronting him about Iraq war'

    11/01/2010 1:03:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/1/10 | Rebecca Camber
    A Muslim woman tried to kill a Labour MP by stabbing him in the stomach 'in revenge' for him voting for the Iraq War, a court heard today. Roshonara Choudhry, 21, is accused of knifing Stephen Timms twice in a shock attack during a constituency surgery meeting after she greeted the MP with a smile and offered him the hand of friendship. A second later the fanatic allegedly lunged forward, repeatedly plunging a three inch kitchen knife into his stomach, sending the MP 'reeling and staggering' backwards, before staff jumped in to wrestle the blade from her grasp.
  • Catholics Killed at Mass in Iraq: Extremist Muslims invade Church, Murder Priest

    11/01/2010 5:53:37 AM PDT · by tcg · 176 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 11/1/10 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    They gathered in Our Lady of Salvation Catholic Church for an evening Mass. They are members of an increasingly besieged and forgotten minority in Iraq, Catholic Christians. Their herosm and love for the Lord has inspired them to continue to practice the ancient faith in the midst of what is a steadily deteriorating situation for them in this land they have called home for centuries. Our Lady of Salvation Church is no stranger to violence. Churches have been bombed before in Iraq, including Our Lady of Salvation. The Christian faithful have had to contend with an increasingly hostile culture. However,...
  • Islamic militants raid Chechen parliament, 6 dead

    10/19/2010 12:46:26 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 28 replies
    GROZNY, Russia – Islamic insurgents attacked Chechnya's parliament Tuesday in a brazen suicide raid that left six people dead and 17 wounded, defying Kremlin claims of stability in the volatile southern region.
  • Article 32 Hearing For Ft. Hood Killer Off To Rocky Start

    10/13/2010 12:09:48 PM PDT · by Tea Party Reveler · 35 replies
    Military Corruption Dot Com ^ | 10-13-2010 | Major Glenn MacDonald US Army (ret.)
    ARTICLE 32 HEARING OFF TO ROCKY START FOR KILLER - MAJ. NIDAL HASAN - WHO GUNNED DOWN AND KILLED 13 PEOPLE AT FT. HOOD, TEXAS LAST NOVEMBER - JUDGE (COL) JAMES POHL WILL RULE ON MOTION BY DEFENSE FOR DELAY - COL MIKE MULLIGAN OF THE PROSECUTION FUMES DEFENSE TEAM "HAS HAD MONTHS TO PREPARE" IN WHEELCHAIR - A KNIT CAP ON HIS BALD HEAD © 2010 For nearly a year now, crazed killer, Maj. Nidal "Allahu Akbar" Hasan, has been drawing full pay and benefits as a major and Army doctor. The "horrible headshrinker" may get some more...
  • Soldier Killed for Refusal to Accept Islam Now Set in Bronze

    09/28/2010 7:53:40 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies · 1+ views
    Private Rodionov was killed by Chechen militants, when kept a prisoner in Chechnya, on May, 23rd, 1996. He was decapitated for refusal to take off the underwear cross he was wearing and accept Islam. "The monument depicts a bronze candle with its flame embracing a soldier who is holding a cross", - the report reads. The monument will be unveiled near the school, where Evgeny Rodionov studied.
  • ...gunman in Iraqi army uniform kills 2 American soldiers in northern Iraq

    09/07/2010 11:30:51 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Canadian Press ^ | 9/7/2010
    BAGHDAD — The U.S. military says a gunman wearing an Iraqi army uniform has killed two American soldiers in northern Iraq. A military statement says the Americans were among a group of U.S. soldiers meeting with Iraqi security forces Tuesday at an Iraqi army compound near the city of Tuz Khormato, about 130 miles (210 kilometres) north of Baghdad.
  • Commemorating a Major U.S. War Crime

    08/10/2010 5:42:30 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 209 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 8/8/10 | Jimmy Akin
    Friday was the anniversary of the U.S. Bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. Monday is the anniversary of its bombing of Nagasaki. The explosion of the Fat Man atomic device over Nagasaki is pictured. It rose eleven miles into the sky over Ground Zero. The important thing, though, is that it—together with the Little Boy device that was deployed over Hiroshima—killed approximately 200,000 human beings. And it ended the war with Japan. It is understandable that many Americans at the time were relieved that the long burden of the bloodiest war in human history could finally be laid down....
  • Body of 2nd missing US Navy sailor recovered in eastern Afghanistan

    07/29/2010 4:53:11 AM PDT · by NCDragon · 78 replies · 7+ views ^ | July 29, 2010 |
    <p>KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior U.S. military official and Afghan officials say the body of a second U.S. sailor who went missing in a dangerous part of eastern Afghanistan has been recovered.</p> <p>The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to disclose the information, says the family of Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove — a 25-year-old from the Seattle area — has been notified of his death.</p>
  • Renegade Recruit Kills Three At Nato Base

    07/20/2010 8:20:14 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 33 replies
    Sjy News ^ | July 20th 2010 | David Williams
    An Afghan recruit has shot three people dead at a Nato training post - as British soldiers killed in the last rogue attack are flown home. The renegade - thought to be an Afghan army trainer - killed two US civilians and a fellow Afghan soldier during a routine weapons exercise. The suspect was also killed in the incident at Camp Shaheen in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, in Afghanistan, Nato confirmed. Sky News chief correspondent Stuart Ramsey, who is in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, said: "Every incident like this drives a wedge between them. This is what the Taliban want...
  • NYC Subway Bomb Plot Linked to British Al Qaeda Cell, Feds Say

    07/07/2010 9:41:03 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 15 replies · 1+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 07/07/2010 | Staff
    WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors say the failed plot to set off bombs in the New York subway last year was part of a larger Al Qaeda conspiracy that also targeted England.
  • Pakistan army major arrested over link to Times Square bomb suspect

    05/19/2010 9:18:47 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 10 replies · 419+ views
    NY Post ^ | 5/19/10 | Newscore
    A Pakistani army major was arrested Tuesday in connection with the failed Times Square car bombing on May 1, The LA Times reported Wednesday. The major’s link to suspect Faisal Shahzad, was unclear but Pakistani law enforcement sources confirmed to the newspaper that the pair had met in the capital Islamabad and that they were in cellphone contact.
  • Billion dollar nightmare looms as Obama refuses to rule out holding 9/11 terror trials in NYC

    02/08/2010 8:32:51 AM PST · by pissant · 35 replies · 860+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 2/8/10 | Ken Bazinet
    The feds may still try the 9/11 terror thugs near Ground Zero, President Obama said yesterday, shocking critics. "I have not ruled it out, but I think it's important for us to take into account the practical, logistical issues involved," Obama told CBS News anchor Katie Couric. "I mean, if you have a city that is saying no, and a police department that is saying no, and a mayor that is saying no, that makes it difficult," Obama acknowledged. The White House asked Attorney General Eric Holder late last month to look for alternatives to a trial in Manhattan Federal...
  • First photos of hospital ship Centaur (sunk by the Japanese in World War II)

    01/09/2010 2:28:23 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 31 replies · 2,798+ views
    Sunday Mail (Queensland, Australia) ^ | 10th January 2010 | David Barbeler and Bruce Long
    AMAZING pictures taken more than 2km below the surface show the torpedoed hospital ship Centaur resting on the sea floor. The incredibly sharp images show the Centaur sitting on the sandy ocean bottom just over 2km down, the vessel listing at an angle of about 25 degrees. Its red cross denoting its hospital ship status is clearly visible, as is the green band painted around the ship. The photos were taken shortly before 3am today after shipwreck hunters sent down a remote controlled submarine to take the first ever footage of the wreck of an Australian hospital ship that was...
  • AP sources: CIA base chief killed in attack

    12/31/2009 10:32:39 AM PST · by BP2 · 20 replies · 1,140+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 31, 2009, 1:20 pm EST | PAMELA HESS and ADAM GOLDMAN
    WASHINGTON – The CIA said Thursday that seven of its employees were killed and six others wounded in a suicide bombing at a base in Afghanistan. The Associated Press has learned that one of them was the chief of the CIA's post in Afghanistan's southeastern Khost Province. CIA Director Leon Panetta said in a message to agency staff that the casualties sustained in Wednesday's strike at Forward Operating Base Chapman were the result of a terrorist attack. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing. Initial reports indicated that eight American civilians had been killed. There was no explanation for...
  • Homicide Bombers Kill at Least 15 in Crowded Cafe in Northwest Iraq

    08/13/2009 10:21:47 AM PDT · by fiscon1 · 3 replies · 183+ views
    Fox News ^ | 08/13/2009 | Foxnews
    Two homicide bombers killed at least 15 people and wounded 20 more in northern Iraq on Thursday, police said. The coordinated attack took place in a crowded cafe in Sinjar, a city 240 miles northwest of the capital Baghdad, according to Reuters.
  • Was the Dresden Raid a war crime?

    02/23/2009 9:50:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 148 replies · 2,306+ views
    HOTAIR.COM ^ | Feb 22,2009 | Ed Morrissey
    When discussing war crimes during World War II, two events usually get thrown out as indictments of the Allies: dropping atomic weapons on the Japanese and the raid of Dresden, in which 25,000 people died mostly of the raging fire that swept the German city. Critics accuse the Allies of deliberately attacking a civilian population center with little military value as a payback for Nazi attacks on Britain. This perception gained a lot of credence through Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse 5, his autobiographical tale inspired by his eyewitness experience at Dresden as a POW. Interestingly, though, Germans apparently tend to view...
  • Israel readies for fight against war crime charges

    01/23/2009 2:15:00 PM PST · by BGHater · 4 replies · 202+ views
    AFP ^ | 23 Jan 2009 | AFP
    Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has put the justice minister in charge of defending Israel against charges of war crimes during its 22-day Gaza assault,a government source said Friday. Daniel Friedman will lead an inter-ministerial team to coordinate a legal defence for civilians and the military,the source said. And Defence Minister Ehud Barak was also due to ask the government to approve on Sunday a bill "offering moral and legal backing to army officers and soldiers following Operation Cast Lead," his ministry said. "The Israeli government bore responsibility for sending the Israel Defence Forces (army) commanders and soldiers to protect its...
  • Taliban Kill 'U.S. Spy'

    01/16/2009 10:15:18 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies · 720+ views
    RTTNews ^ | 1/16/2009
    The Taliban shot dead a 30-year-old man accused of spying for U.S. forces across the border in Afghanistan, media reports said. They said the man, who was abducted from Miranshah in North Waziristan a month ago after a suspected American drone attack on a militant hideout in the area, was gunned down before dawn Thursday and his body dumped on a roadside in the same area. A note placed near the body described him as a 'U.S. spy.' Earlier Wednesday, in North Waziristan, the Taliban released a senior government official who was abducted last month from Mir Ali district. "Asmatullah...
  • Did the United Nations Set Up Civilians to be Killed to Discredit Israel?

    01/07/2009 12:21:55 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 15 replies · 910+ views
    Israpundit ^ | 1/7/09 | Bill Levinson
    Does the United Nations knowingly and willfully give material support to Hamas terrorists? It is now a proven fact that Hamas terrorists were using a United Nations (UNRWA) school in the Gaza Strip as a position from which to shell Israel. When the Israeli Defense Forces returned the terrorists' fire, a shell struck the terrorists' booby traps and the resulting secondary explosions killed thirty or more civilians who had taken refuge at what they believed to be a noncombatant or neutral building. The information that we have is that there was the launching of a mortar from the school's yard...
  • CNN: Did Colombia Commit War Crime in FARC Hostage Rescue?

    Leave it to CNN to worry that the Colombian government committed a war crime in its recent rescue of FARC hostages, including former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt.
  • U.S. moves to strip alleged Nazi's citizenship

    07/16/2008 9:48:16 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 86 replies · 291+ views
    The U.S. Justice Department has asked a Seattle federal court to revoke the citizenship of a Washington state resident accused of serving the Nazis. Tuesday's complaint alleges that Yugoslavian-born Peter Egner, 86, in April 1941 joined the Nazi-controlled Security Police and Security Service in German-occupied Belgrade, Serbia, a Nazi mobile killing unit that participated in the mass murder of more than 17,000 Serbian civilians during World War II. According to the complaint, Egner has admitted volunteering to serve in the Security Police and Security Service and guarding prisoners as they were being transferred to concentration camps. Egner also admitted serving...
  • Colombian military used Red Cross emblem in rescue (Load of CNN crapola)

    07/15/2008 6:40:11 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 29 replies · 610+ views
    CNN ^ | 7/15/2008 | CNN
    BOGOTA, Colombia (CNN) -- Colombian military intelligence used the Red Cross emblem in a rescue operation in which leftist guerrillas were duped into handing over 15 hostages, according to unpublished photographs and video viewed by CNN. Photographs of the Colombian military intelligence-led team that spearheaded the rescue, shown to CNN by a confidential military source, show one man wearing a bib with the Red Cross symbol. The military source said the three photos were taken moments before the mission took off to persuade the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebels to release the hostages to a supposed international aid group...