Sam is back in a darker, more intense Splinter Cell experience
Oct. 29, 2011 Leave a Comment
Rachel McNeill is one of 141 people arrested on October 11 when Occupy Boston briefly expand its encampment. This soft-spoken Wisconsin native is a veteran of the Iraq War who joined the Army Reserve shortly after 9/11. She was 17 years old. McNeill spent a year in Iraq, much of it in the so-called “Sunni [...]
Dec. 7, 2010 1 Comment
Well, we knew this already, but a Wikileaks-posted cable from the US Embassy in Tehran in 1972 shows how the United States rushed to arm the Shah’s Iran, concerned over Soviet interests in the area. The cable indicates that the state department urged the delivery of one of several squadrons of F-4 jets to Iran [...]
Nov. 11, 2010 Leave a Comment
Veteran advocate Tammy Duckworth served in Iraq as an Army helicopter pilot and received combat injuries that cost her both legs. She ran for an Illinois congressional seat in 2006, spoke at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, and was appointed last year as Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Department [...]
Sept. 24, 2010 Leave a Comment
Sept. 19, 2010 1 Comment
The Iraq war, is more abstract, there is no definition to it. To keep America safe, yes, to control the spread of Islamic extremists, yes. But how?
Aug. 31, 2010 Leave a Comment
Source: White House Media Affairs Office THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Tonight, I’d like to talk to you about the end of our combat mission in Iraq, the ongoing security challenges we face, and the need to rebuild our nation here at home. I know this historic moment comes at a time of great uncertainty for [...]
Jan. 4, 2010 1 Comment
Veteran Canadian foreign reporter talks about women’s issues in Africa and the Middle East.
Dec. 14, 2009 Leave a Comment
Private Jhanner Tello, 29, died in Baghdad on Dec. 10 as a result of injuries sustained during non-combat incident.
Dec. 8, 2009 Leave a Comment
March 12, 2009 Leave a Comment
Do you remember that Iraqi guy who threw his shoes at President Bush? Remember how he was lauded as a national hero? Well, now he’s going to prison.
Dec. 15, 2008 Leave a Comment
This Iraqi journalist takes off both his shoes and whips them right at Bush during a press conference in Iraq. Before he hurled them, he yelled “this is a farewell kiss, you dog. This is from the widows, the orphans and those who were killed in Iraq.”
Nov. 12, 2008 Leave a Comment
Today I had the chance to interview Olivia Ward, a foreign affairs reporter for the Toronto Star. The interview was absolutely enlightening.
Nov. 4, 2008 Leave a Comment
The world is indeed watching today. Despite the United States recent economic woes, there is no doubt amongst serious observers that the country is still, by far the most powerful nation in the world. The United States military budget “" which, I think it is fair to say, gets quite a bit of use “" [...]