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  • If Russia Started a War in the Baltics, NATO Would Lose — Quickly

    02/03/2016 12:11:55 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 78 replies
    foreignpolicy.com ^ | February 3, 2016 | Dan De Luce
    If Russia Started a War in the Baltics, NATO Would Lose — Quickly War games show NATO’s eastern flank is vulnerable. To deter Moscow, the United States will need to deploy heavy armor on a large scale, a new study says. By Dan De Luce February 3, 2016 If Russian tanks and troops rolled into the Baltics tomorrow, outgunned and outnumbered NATO forces would be overrun in under three days. That’s the sobering conclusion of war games carried out by a think tank with American military officers and civilian officials. “The games’ findings are unambiguous: As currently postured, NATO cannot...
  • Iran Threatens US: We Have Even More Embarrassing Footage of Your Captured Sailors, You Know

    02/02/2016 1:59:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 62 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | Leah Barkoukis
    If Secretary of State John Kerry was 'very angry' after Iran released footage of the 10 U.S. sailors who were captured last month, he's going to be outraged if the Islamic Republic publicizes even more images, which the country has promised are "100 times more embarrass[ing]." A day after receiving an award from Iran's supreme leader for detaining the American sailors, Sardar Fadavi, head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Navy,addressed Iranian lawmakers about the incident, telling them his personnel had collected information from the sailors' laptops and cell phones that had not yet been released, in addition to more...
  • Does ISIS Have Nukes?

    01/31/2016 6:46:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 130 replies
    Director Blue ^ | January 31, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    The following video and text don't supply an answer to that question. The author of the text (which is in German) is purportedly a former member of the Islamic State who wants to warn the West that ISIS possesses four nuclear devices, and plans to use them against the United States, Russia, France, and Germany. What he says may well be a hoax, or more specifically, deliberately planted disinformation to achieve particular political ends. I can think of several Great Powers who would find it useful to disseminate the fiction that ISIS is ready to use nuclear weapons. However, it...
  • WH: Clinton Won't Be Indicted 'Based On What We Know'

    01/29/2016 5:52:25 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 107 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | January29,2016 | DANIEL HALPER
    White House spokesman Josh Earnest said today that "based on what we know" it does not look like Hillary Clinton will be indicted. Earnest made the remarks the White House podium. A reporter asked, "Can you say with certainty and confidence that Secretary Clinton will not be indicted because of this email scandal "That will be a decision made by the Department of Justice and prosecutors over there," said Earnest. "What I know that some officials over there have said is that she is not a target of the investigation. So that does not seem to be the direction that...
  • Americans missing in Baghdad kidnapped by Iran-backed militia: 4 sources

    01/19/2016 12:21:00 PM PST · by detective · 9 replies
    MSN News ^ | January 19, 2016
    Three U.S. citizens who disappeared last week in Baghdad were kidnapped and are being held by an Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia, two Iraqi intelligence and two U.S. government sources said on Tuesday. The U.S. sources said Washington had no reason to believe Tehran was involved in the kidnapping and does not believe the trio are being held in Iran, which borders Iraq. "They were abducted because they are Americans, not for personal or financial reasons," one of the Iraqi intelligence sources in Baghdad said.
  • Iranian Military Removed SIM Cards from American Sailors' Phones

    01/19/2016 2:24:43 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 1/18/16 | Morgan Chalfant
    Iranian military personnel likely removed two SIM cards from phones belonging to the 10 American sailors who were detained by Iran overnight last week, the Pentagon said. The latest revelations in the circumstances surrounding the U.S. sailors' detention last Tuesday came in the first public account of the events released by the U.S. Central Command Monday. "A post-recovery inventory of the boats found that all weapons, ammunition, and communication gear are accounted for minus two SIM cards that appear to have been removed from two handheld satellite phones," Central Command said in the release.
  • Report: Three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad

    01/18/2016 12:17:24 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 17, 2016 | Bradford Richardson
    Three Americans have been kidnapped in Baghdad by "militias," according to Arab news channel Al Arabiya, citing its own sources. The State Department said it is aware of the report and is working with Iraqi authorities to locate the missing Americans. Officials, however, would not confirm that anyone been kidnapped. "We are aware of reports that American citizens are missing in Iraq," State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement to The Hill. "The safety and security of American citizens overseas is our highest priority, he continued. "We are working with the full cooperation of the Iraqi authorities to...
  • BREAKING: AMERICANS MISSING, FEARED KIDNAPPED IN IRAQ

    01/17/2016 3:03:36 PM PST · by TBBT · 42 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 1/17/16 | soopermexican
    This is really bad. From the Associated Press: BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad confirms that “several” Americans are missing in Iraq after local media reported that three Americans had been kidnapped in the Iraqi capital. U.S. Embassy spokesman Scott Bolz said Sunday that “We are working in full cooperation with Iraqi authorities to locate the missing Americans.” His comments came after the Arab news channel, al-Arabiya, citing its own sources, reported that three Americans had been kidnapped by militias in Baghdad. The incident comes after a week that has seen a deterioration of security in and around...
  • Pentagon: 2 US Navy boats held by Iran but will be returned

    01/12/2016 1:10:00 PM PST · by Crazieman · 154 replies
    Associated Depressed ^ | 1/12/2016 | Lolita Baldor
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says it briefly lost contact with two small Navy craft in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday but has received assurances from Iran that the crew and vessels will be returned safely and promptly. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook tells The Associated Press that the boats were moving between Kuwait and Bahrain when the US lost contact with them. Cook says, "We have been in contact with Iran and have received assurances that the crew and the vessels will be returned promptly."
  • Rescue Interrupted (Benghazi, Attkisson, video)

    01/10/2016 8:49:59 PM PST · by TigersEye · 82 replies
    Full Measure News ^ | January 10th 2016 | Sharyl Attkisson
    An email hidden from public view for three years reveals a rescue attempt was interrupted. The military offered to deploy Special Forces to Benghazi during the assault, long before the attackers killed CIA contractors and former Navy Seals Glen Doherty and Ty Woods. Three and a half hours into the eight-hour long siege, the military's Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash emails top State Department officials: "we have identified the forces that could move to Benghazi. They are spinning up as we speak. They include a SOF [Special Operations Forces] element that was in Croatia."
  • Officer Hit By Rock During Altercation With Teens Near Towson Mall

    12/27/2015 10:54:33 AM PST · by Steely Tom · 41 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 26 Dec 2015 | CBS News
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) -- The area around Dulaney Valley Road in Towson is briefly blocked off. Police say a group of teenagers began throwing rocks at officers near the Towson Town Center. It happened around 10 p.m. Saturday night. At least one officer was hit by a rock, but did not need medical attention. Dozens of officers responded to the scene. Police say no one was arrested. Cell phone video appears to show a teen wrestling with an officer, before being brought to the ground. It's unclear at this time what started the altercation. The area has since been reopened.
  • Multiple disturbances forces Mall St. Matthews to close early (Louisville KY)

    12/26/2015 9:13:59 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 56 replies
    WLKY TV ^ | December 26 | Anna-Lysa Gayle
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Mall St. Matthews was supposed to close at 10 p.m. Saturday for holiday shoppers, but instead it closed more than hour before due to what some may describe as a riot. “We started heading towards the exit and we saw larger numbers of teenagers and they started kind of running and congregating in one area, and then all the police, all the security started running that direction and then we decided it's time to head the other direction," said Chuck Hibbs.
  • Iranian Cyberattacks Expose Alarming New Risks; Is Obama Paying Attention?

    12/23/2015 4:03:47 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 10 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 12/22/2015 | Staff
    Cyberwars: Three recent news items are a stark reminder that the U.S. is under increasing global cyberattacks. And it should be a loud warning to the Obama administration that we're losing this war.
  • Pentagon Officers: We Quit if Trump Wins

    12/17/2015 9:08:34 AM PST · by mrbinga · 385 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 12/16/15 | Nancy A. Youssef
    The plans of the next president are personal to the officers of the Pentagon, who are threatening to quit if The Donald becomes commander-in-chief. Republican presidential candidate and business mogul Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to build up the U.S. military if elected president. But it is not clear he will have the experienced commanders within the ranks to do it. In the halls of the Pentagon, there is a different plan afoot for the Trump presidency. Here, officers are privately contemplating what they would do should Trump become their commander-in-chief. And more often than not, they proclaim they will...
  • Off-duty Secret Service officer killed in DC shooting

    12/16/2015 7:58:35 AM PST · by Perseverando · 39 replies
    Fox5dc.com ^ | December 16, 2015 | fox5dc.com staff
    WASHINGTON - An off-duty United States Secret Service officer was killed Tuesday in a shooting in southwest D.C. Police say USSS Uniformed Division Officer Arthur Baldwin was shot and killed around 2:45 p.m. in the 4700 block of 1st Street. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear at this time. Baldwin was charged with first-degree attempted burglary and destruction of property in an incident from April of this year. Following the incident, Baldwin was put on leave and his security clearance suspended. In a statement, USSS says: "Secret Service is aware of the information. We express condolences to the family...
  • Emails show DOD analysts told to 'cut it out' on ISIS warnings; IG probe expands

    12/08/2015 1:29:09 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 23 replies
    Analysts at U.S. Central Command were pressured to ease off negative assessments about the Islamic State threat and were even told in an email to “cut it out,” Fox News has learned – as an investigation expands into whether intelligence reports were altered to present a more positive picture. Fox News is told by a source close to the CENTCOM analysts that the pressure on them included at least two emails saying they needed to “cut it out” and “toe the line.”
  • Journalists storm San Bernardino shooters' apartment after landlord pries open door

    12/04/2015 10:34:10 AM PST · by John S Mosby · 116 replies
    Mashable w/ MSNBC screen shots ^ | 12/4/2015 | Brian Reis
    A swarm of local and national media entered the apartment where Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik lived after the landlord tore off a piece of plywood that was blocking the door. News outlets, including MSNBC, BBC, CBS News and CNN, broadcast live scenes as reporters toting cameras and microphones pushed through the open door and reported from inside the apartment. Door of #SanBernardino shooters' home opened by owner. Media heading in. pic.twitter.com/4XQnNQemmY — Victor Blackwell CNN (@VictorCNN) December 4, 2015 One MSNBC reporter was seen examining items left on the suspects' desk, at one point picking up a child-rearing book....
  • California killer had a terrorist social network

    12/04/2015 5:58:11 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12-4-2015 | Jamie Schram , David K. Li and Danika Fears
    Mass murderer Syed Rizwan Farook spent time in terror hotbed Pakistan just last year and used social media to communicate with foreign and domestic extremists being monitored by the FBI, sources said Thursday. "It has all the hallmarks of terrorism," a federal source told The Post of the holiday-party massacre that left 14 dead and 21 wounded in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday. Authorities are investigating whether Farook, 28, was radicalized by international terror suspects with whom he had been in touch, another fed source said. In particular, the feds are looking at three men who "were in phone contact"...
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch: “Actions Predicated On Violent Talk” Toward Muslims “Will Be

    12/04/2015 5:43:26 AM PST · by markomalley · 60 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 12-3-15 | Pamela Geller
    "My message not just to the Muslim community but to all Americans is 'We cannot give in to the fear that these backlashes are really based on,'" Lynch said. What backlashes? Americans have been slaughtered at a Christmas party in the cause of Allah. This is sharia enforcement. This is sedition by the Obama administration. This should not be the response of the wholesale slaughter of American "unbelievers."
  • ISIS Terrorist Released in Plea Deal Months Ago in Illinois

    11/22/2015 11:40:25 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 29 replies
    judicialwatch.org ^ | November 16, 2015
    The Paris terrorist attacks bring to mind the frightening case of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) operative arrested in Chicago last fall and released earlier this year to serve probation in Illinois for a state crime that secretly drew federal intervention. His name is Emad Karakrah, the ringleader of a sophisticated narco-terror operation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) facilitated his release from Cook County Jail in January. Judicial Watch uncovered Karakrah's terrorism record and has reported extensively on his extremist activities, including a 2009 plot to bomb talk-show host Oprah Winfrey's Chicago studios and the...
  • 5 foreign nationals arrested on Ohio Turnpike; passports taken

    11/19/2015 2:31:52 AM PST · by markomalley · 148 replies
    WOIO ^ | 11/18/15
    Five foreign nationals were arrested on the Ohio Turnpike, WKBN in Youngstown reported.The arrests happened Friday in Braceville Township in Trumbull County.The Ohio State Highway Patrol said troopers pulled over a car going east on the turnpike for making an improper lane change. During a search, troopers found a machine that helps create and duplicate credit cards, WKBW reported.Jibril Abdiselam, 24; Mohammeddeq Hassan, 27;Mahamoud Mohamed, 26; Zakaria Warsame, 25, and Said Abu were charged with possessing criminal tools and forgery.They are being held in the Trumbull County Jail on $25,000 bond each. All five had to surrender their passports.The suspects...
  • Eighth-graders allegedly stab woman to death at car wash, prop her body up for a joyride

    11/19/2015 2:00:25 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/13/2015
    <p>Two Missouri teenagers fatally stabbed a woman while she was vacuuming her car and then went on a gruesome joyride with her dead body propped up in the front seat, according to reports.</p> <p>The two boys, 13 and 14, allegedly stabbed 43-year-old Tanya Chamberlain in the face, neck, chest and hands on Nov. 1 as she visited a local car wash and vacuumed her vehicle, according to documents obtained by KCTV5.</p>
  • Paris Attacks: ISIS Has New External Operations Unit, Officials Say

    11/15/2015 11:37:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/15/2015 | Brian Ross
    ISIS has developed a specific group within its organization dedicated to launching terrorist attacks abroad, like the one the claimed more than 100 lives in Paris, U.S. officials told ABC News. "There is a specific unit on the organization charts of ISIS for external attacks, for planning and carrying out attacks in western Europe and in the United States," said Richard Clarke, a former White House counter-terrorism advisor and current ABC News consultant. Just a day before the attacks in Paris, ISIS claimed responsibility for a dual suicide bombing in Beirut, Lebanon that killed 43 people. At the end of...
  • Iran Stops Dismantling Uranium Centrifuges

    11/11/2015 8:10:18 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 27 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 10, 2015 | John Hayward
    President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran took another hit on Tuesday, as word arrived via Reuters that the Iranians have stopped dismantling centrifuges in two of their uranium enrichment plants. The stoppage comes “days after conservative lawmakers complained to President Hassan Rouhani that the process was too rushed.”
  • In Quest To End Homelessness, Some Developers Are Going High-End (NPR)

    11/04/2015 4:49:45 AM PST · by Drango · 18 replies
    NPR ^ | Nov 4 '15 | Pam Fessler
    Ending homelessness isn't just about finding a home. Sometimes, it's about finding a nice home — a place that's bright, modern and healthy to live in. That's the idea fueling the development of a number of buildings around the country, as communities try to move chronically homeless people off the streets. In downtown Washington, D.C., one of those buildings is currently going up right beside NPR's headquarters. Still under construction, the structure looks a little like four huge blocks, stacked atop each other and slightly askew. At 14 stories high, it will have a striking view of the U.S. Capitol...
  • Migrant crisis: Austria plans Slovenia border fence

    10/28/2015 8:42:11 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 54 replies
    BBC News ^ | October 27, 2015
    Austria has said it is planning to construct a fence at the main border crossing used by migrants entering the country from Slovenia. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said the move would not shut the border, but would allow better control of arrivals. It came as Germany said it expected the number of deportations of failed asylum seekers to rise. Meanwhile, at least three migrants drowned and 242 were saved when a boat sank off the Greek island of Lesbos. "We do not have a picture of how many people may be missing yet," a Greek coastguard spokeswoman said. Earlier, three...
  • Fighter jets tracking loose Army blimp over US airspace

    10/28/2015 11:05:52 AM PDT · by JennysCool · 64 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/28/2015 | Kristina Wong
    An Army blimp broke loose from its mooring at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland around noon and is now being tracked by two U.S. fighter jets, the Pentagon said Wednesday. The untethered device is part of what's known as a JLENS, or Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System. It consists of two aerostats that float 10,000 feet in the air and carry powerful radars that detect airborne threats. The system is manufactured by Raytheon.
  • Exclusive: Feds Investigate Hobby Lobby Boss for Illicit Artifacts

    10/27/2015 6:37:21 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 55 replies
    thedailybeast.com ^ | October 26, 2015 | Candida Moss Joel Baden
    One of Americas most famously Christian businesses is amassing a vast collection of Biblical antiquities. The problem is some of them may have been looted from the Middle East. In 2011, a shipment of somewhere between 200 to 300 small clay tablets on their way to Oklahoma City from Israel was seized by U.S. Customs agents in Memphis. The tablets were inscribed in cuneiformthe script of ancient Assyria and Babylonia, present-day Iraqand were thousands of years old. Their destination was the compound of the Hobby Lobby corporation, which became famous last year for winning a landmark Supreme Court case on...
  • Police respond to reports of gunman in Davenport, Bettendorf

    10/26/2015 12:48:25 PM PDT · by Aliska · 28 replies
    KWQC News, Davenport, Iowa ^ | October 26, 2015 | Marcia Lense
    BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) Police are responding to calls of a possible shooter in the 4500 block of Utica Ridge in Bettendorf. It appears to have started at the Marine recruiting office located at 710 E. Kimberly Rd. in Davenport around 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. A witness tells TV-6 that he heard shots fired at a law office next to the Marine recruiting center. He says he heard screaming and then heard the gunman try to reload his gun. A Marine recruiter told everyone to run. As the witness was running, he said he heard more gunfire. Kimberly...
  • Protesters flip off NYPD days after cop slay

    10/25/2015 9:21:05 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 54 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 10/24/15 | By Amanda Lozada
    Protesters flip off NYPD days after cop slay By Amanda Lozada Just four days after the on-duty murder of a hero NYPD street cop, a rally in Washington Square Park against police terror devolved Saturday into a raucous, law-enforcement gripe-fest. Protesters held signs reading Rise Up! Stop Police Terror! and Murder with a badge is still murder.
  • ISIS sends ASSASSINS into UN refugee camps to murder Christians

    10/25/2015 6:55:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    express.co.uk ^ | 10/24/2015 | NICK GUTTERIDGE
    The fanatical jihadis are sending teams of trained killers into camps disguised as refugees to kidnap and kill vulnerable Christians. But refugees are terrified to report many of the killings in case they are targeted next, according to aid workers. The horrifying tactic emerged after one terrorist got cold feet and renounced jihad after witnessing Christians helping out other refugees within the camp. He then revealed that he had been sent with an Islamist hit squad to eliminate Christians as part of the hate group's ideological drive to wipe the religion off the map. Express.co.uk has revealed how Christianity could...
  • College Student Yelled White Power, Strangled Muslim Woman

    10/20/2015 1:06:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    KFOR ^ | OCTOBER 20, 2015 | Dallas Frankllin
    An Indiana University student was arrested over the weekend after police say he attacked a Muslim woman, yelling racially charged comments at her and trying to remove her headscarf. Police on Monday did not identify the woman, but said that she had been dining in a Bloomington, Indiana, restaurants outdoor seating area Saturday night with her 9-year-old daughter when she was approached by 19-year-old Triceten Bickford. Police said the woman claimed Bickford was yelling things like white power, kill the police and derogatory statements about black people. Police said Bickford squeezed her neck and began forcing her head down toward...
  • WIKILEAKS DUMPS CIA BRENNAN EMAIL CONTENTS...

    10/21/2015 12:45:34 PM PDT · by 100American · 45 replies
    https://wikileaks.org ^ | 21 October 2015
    Today, 21 October 2015 and over the coming days WikiLeaks is releasing documents from one of CIA chief John Brennan's non-government email accounts. Brennan used the account occasionally for several intelligence related projects. John Brennan became the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency in March 2013, replacing General David Petraeus who was forced to step down after becoming embroiled in a classified information mishandling scandal. Brennan was made Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism on the commencement of the Obama presidency in 2009--a position he held until taking up his role as CIA chief. According to the...
  • ICE Bosses Accused of Sex Parties

    10/20/2015 9:41:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    The San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | Oct. 19, 2015 | Greg Moran
    Internal affairs investigators for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency are questioning employees in San Diego about allegations that a supervisor has been using government time to recruit workers for private sexual swinger parties at his home. The accusation of gross sexual misconduct was made in a complaint submitted to the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security earlier this year. The allegation comes amid a rising number of complaints from workers and the union about management at the office. It says that employees at the ICE Enforcement Removal Operations office in downtown San Diego have been approached...
  • Irving Releases (14 pages of) Threatening Emails (ClockMed)

    10/09/2015 12:19:37 PM PDT · by wtd · 15 replies
    CBSDFW/KTVTTV ^ | 10/9/2015
    CBS video: Irving Releases 14 pages of Threatening Emails Quote: "There are consequences. We are a group of aircraft owners, operators and pilots who provide free emergency and non-emergency space available air transportation." "Not for you (expletive)'s. All employees of Irving ISD and the Irving PD and their immediate family members are banned from our aircraft." "That means that our members will watch your child die bleeding and convulsing on the Love Field tarmac." "If you do not stand down and (back) away from your position, I'll be detaining police officers in your jurisdiction who possess any suspicious looking...
  • Whistleblower: Terror Intel 'Grossly Thrown to the Side' by CENTCOM

    10/07/2015 10:44:31 PM PDT · by Chgogal · 14 replies
    Hannity ^ | October 7, 2015 | Hannity
    Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class William Kotel said this was done in an attempt to paint a rosy picture of the coalition's efforts in the Middle East. "They left key information out of intelligence, such as attacks," Kotel said. "The idea was that Al Qaeda was decimated, so therefore it wasnt part of the threat analysis that should be submitted higher." Kotel said that is very critical information that is important to the nation's safety and security. "The chain of command and higher don't see a clear picture if we leave intelligence out, especially about attacks and any kind of...
  • U.S. Marines introduce 29 gender-neutral jobs

    10/06/2015 8:48:39 AM PDT · by PROCON · 52 replies
    UPI ^ | Oct. 6, 2015 | UPI
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) The U.S. Marine Corps has unveiled new physical standards that all recruits male and female must meet to qualify for 29 of the branchs jobs. The new gender-neutral standards could make it a lot harder for boot camp recruits and Officer Candidates to obtrain certain positions, according to the Marine Corps Times. These fields include infantry, combat engineering, tanks and amphibious assault vehicles, close-air support, and ground ordnance. One of the standards all recruits must meet is being able to evacuate a casualty, and conduct an MK19 grenade launcher lift. Most posts in...
  • US Delegates Refuse to Applaud Netanyahu at UN (VIDEO)

    10/01/2015 11:09:16 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 20 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 1, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to the UN General Assembly today in New York City. At one point the auditorium broke out is applause after Netanyahus comments on Iranian threats. The US delegates refused to applaud.
  • Russia says will not join U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State: RIA

    10/01/2015 8:25:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 39 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10-1-15
    Russia does not intend to join the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in its current form, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing a foreign ministry official.
  • Pentagon's top Russia official resigns

    09/30/2015 10:59:58 AM PDT · by RinaseaofDs · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/29/2015 | Austin Wright and Philip Ewing
    The Pentagon's top official dealing with Russia has just resigned, according to Politico. Evelyn Farkas, deputy assistant secretary of defence for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia, will leave at the end of October, a senior defence official told Politico. Ms Farkas's responsibilities included dealing with Russia on Syria and Ukraine.
  • U.S. Gives 1,519 Engaged in Terrorism While Under Duress Residency, Asylum

    09/29/2015 2:26:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 66 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 29, 2015
    As if the President Obamas sweeping amnesty measures havent compromised national security enough, the administration let 1,519 inadmissible foreigners embroiled in terrorism into the U.S. last year because the crimes were committed while under duress. Before the Obama administration tweaked a federal law last year, these foreign nationals would have been banned from the country for supporting terrorist causes. But under the changes the Secretary of Homeland Security has discretionary authority to waive certain grounds of inadmissibility relating to terrorism. Weve seen this discretionary authority abused in the last few years and in fact, the administration has eliminated a zero...
  • Taliban capture major city in Afghanistan, free hundreds of prisoners

    09/28/2015 9:40:58 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 2 replies
    Taliban insurgents launched a massive assault on the northern city of Kunduz Monday, seizing a courthouse, a hospital and other government buildings, and freeing hundreds of inmates from a prison, despite a series of battles with government forces. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told The Associated Press that "Kunduz city has collapsed into the hands of the Taliban." "Security forces in Kunduz were prepared for an attack, but not one of this size, and not one that was coordinated in 10 different locations at the same time," Sediqqi said.
  • DoD accused of ducking Afghan child abuse controversy with 'lawyer-speak'

    09/26/2015 6:08:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | September 26, 2015 | Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    The Defense Department has responded to mounting allegations that U.S. soldiers were told to ignore Afghan troops abusing children by insisting there was "no such policy" at the time. But lawmakers and those who served in Afghanistan suggest that the Pentagon is leaning on semantics -- and that while there may have been no official policy telling troops to turn a blind eye, they certainly didn't encourage American soldiers to intervene either. Plus, they say cases where those who did intervene were punished sent a clear message to fellow soldiers. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., who served in Afghanistan, called the...
  • The Desecration of Fallen Officers-disturbing aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police.

    09/24/2015 6:32:13 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 23, 2015 | Dawn Perlmutter
    The Desecration of Fallen Officers The disturbing underreported aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police. September 23, 2015 Dawn Perlmutter An underreported aspect of the war on police is the widespread desecration of fallen officer memorials throughout the country. The increase in vandalism of police memorials directly corresponds to the increase in anti-police movements and protests. Since the formation of the Black Lives Matter Movement memorials honoring officers killed in the line of duty have been attacked in Philadelphia, Chicago, Fresno, Denver, New Orleans, Oakland, Austin, Rochester NY, Covington KY, Fayetteville AR and Raleigh NC. Vandalism has...
  • Millions More Government Fingerprints Deemed Stolen (hacked about 5 million)

    09/23/2015 9:03:54 AM PDT · by dennisw · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | SEPT. 23, 2015, 11:28 A.M. E.D.T.
    WASHINGTON The Obama administration says the fingerprints of 5.6 million people who applied for or received a federal security clearance were stolen not 1.1 million as first believed. That sobering news comes from the Office of Personnel Management, the federal personnel agency whose data was hacked in what officials believe was a Chinese espionage operation. An estimated 21.5 million current and former federal employees or job applicants were affected in a data theft that experts say will give Chinese intelligence a huge leg up in recruiting informants. It could also help the Chinese catch U.S. spies. The agency...
  • The Park Police (This is not Jellystone Park anymore Yogi...)

    10/09/2013 7:46:46 PM PDT · by Route395 · 24 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Oct. 9, 2013 | Johnathan V. Last
    The conduct of the National Park Service over the last week might be the biggest scandal of the Obama administration. This is an expansive claim, of course. Benghazi, Fast and Furious, the IRS, the NSA, the HHS mandate​—​this is an administration that has not lacked for appalling abuses of power. And we still have three years to go. Even so, consider the actions of the National Park Service since the government shutdown began. People first noticed what the NPS was up to when the World War II Memorial on the National Mall was “closed.” Just to be clear, the memorial...
  • Senate GOP unveils measure to fund government through Dec. 11

    09/22/2015 8:13:00 PM PDT · by PROCON · 20 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Sep. 22, 2015 | Tom Howell Jr.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will push a short-term spending bill that funds the government through Dec. 11 and redirects Planned Parenthood funding to other health centers amid controversy over the organizations abortion practice. Mr. McConnell, Kentucky Republican, set up a procedural vote on the measure for Thursday, or after Congress hears from Pope Francis in a joint session, although Democrats will likely block the GOP bid. I know Democrats have already blocked virtually every bill to fund the government this year, but Im asking them to allow the Senate to fund the government now, Mr. McConnell...
  • [Monterey, CA] Two officers shot, two gunmen dead

    09/21/2015 10:15:54 PM PDT · by BlueNgold · 32 replies
    KSBW TV ^ | 21 September 2015 | KSBW
    Sand City, CA. Two officers were shot in Sand City outside the Target shopping center.It appears there were two gunmen. Shots were fired during a confrontation. Four people were shot, including two police officers and the two suspected gunmen.The victims were immediately sent to a nearby hospital.According to Monterey District Attorney Dean Flippo, the two suspected gunmen are dead.The two police officers have non-life threatening injuries and are expected to make a full recovery. The Target store is now closed.
  • Kids with cancer and their parents ejected from park near White House

    09/21/2015 9:56:35 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 12 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 21, 2015 | Fredrick Kunkle
    The U.S. Secret Service ordered hundreds of parents and their cancer-stricken children out of Lafayette Square on Saturday night, barricading the park for at least two hours and disrupting the groups plans for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness of and research funding for childhood cancer, participants said. Some of the parents and children expressed hurt and disappointment that the Secret Service and Park Police, citing security precautions, virtually shut down part of a two-day event called CureFest for Childhood Cancer.
  • In Unit Stalked by Suicide, Veterans Try to Save One Another

    09/21/2015 7:18:06 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 52 replies
    New York Times ^ | Sept 19, 2015 | DAVE PHILIPPS
    After the sixth suicide in his old battalion, Manny Bojorquez sank onto his bed. With a half-empty bottle of Jim Beam beside him and a pistol in his hand, he began to cry. He had gone to Afghanistan at 19 as a machine-gunner in the Marine Corps. In the 18 months since leaving the military, he had grown long hair and a bushy mustache. It was 2012. He was working part time in a store selling baseball caps and going to community college while living with his parents in the suburbs of Phoenix. He rarely mentioned the war to friends...