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U.s. Senate Candidate Ken Cope Condemns Planned Cuts to U.S. Military Strength

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 27 2014, 4:11am CST | by PR.com

U.S. Senate candidate Ken Cope today condemned the severe budget cuts planned for the Army, which would reduce our fighting force to 1940 levels.
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Can The Islamic State-ISIS-and the Global Jihad Defeat the U.S. ? The Answer Is Yes

Aug 29 2014 2:21pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In remarks made before White House journalists on August 28, 2014 President Barack Obama, officially the Commander-in-Chief of the world's most powerful military, offered his nation the following status of his leadership in the emerging global struggle with the Islamic State. "We don't have a strategy yet," so stated President Obama, with a level of reckless candor that is frankly astonishing. And what about the Co ...
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Pentagon: Iraq Operations Cost $560 Million So Far

Aug 29 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that military operations in Iraq have cost more than $560 million so far, including the surveillance flights and airstrikes that began on June 16. Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, says the average daily cost for the operations has been $7.5 million, with the cost starting lower when the humanitarian aid flights began and increasing as the military strikes escalated. To date ...
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Former Israeli PM on trial again for corruption
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CNN Pentagon Correspondent: Lack of Strategy on ISIS 'Odd,' 'Surprising'

Aug 28 2014 5:10pm CDT | Source: Big Government

CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr said that the president’s declaration that the United States did not have a strategy to defeat ISIS was “a little surprising,” and “a little odd perhaps” on Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead” with Jake Tapper.  “You have to wonder exactly what message he was sending here today. Let's be very clear. ISIS heard all of this. So the president of the United States says we have no strategy yet. This ...
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Navy Discharges Black Sailor Who Won't Change Her Natural Hair

Aug 26 2014 3:05pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The natural hair nightmare for US female soldiers is far from over. Navy Times reports that Jessica Sims, ex-Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class and sailor of twelve years got the boot from the Navy when she refused to cut off her natural hair or wear a wig. After almost a decade of wearing her natural hair in the same style, Sims received several calls that her hairstyle violated set military standards and interfered her ability to wear gas masks and safety ...
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Defeating the ISIL Threat -- For Good

Aug 26 2014 1:06pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In last few days I have appeared on a number of Arab TV channels discussing the growing threat of ISIL and what will be required to fully defeat the organization. ISIL is barbaric and violent. The brutal murder of journalist James Foley last week showed the true realities of ISIL to an American audience, but throughout the region under their control, their unimaginable barbarism is prevalent. There have been mass beheadings and whole villages buried alive by ...
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Obama Struggles to Craft Message on Threat of Islamic State

Aug 26 2014 8:46am CDT | Source: Big Government

According to The Hill, the White House is struggling to craft a unified message over the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS), the terrorist group surging across Iraq. "Officials have sowed confusion," the Washington political paper wrote on Monday, "by giving different statements at different times on the level of danger posed by the Islamic group." Obama's decision to ask Congress last year to authorize action in Sy ...
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FBI, DHS, and Defense Dept. Give Conflicting Messages on Islamic State's Threat to U.S.

Aug 25 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Both the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have said that there are no credible threats to the United States from the Islamic State terror group, according to an intelligence memo issued to both state and local authorities, the AP reported. However, the Joint Intelligence Bulletin from the FBI and DHS encouraged citizens to “remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to local police or ...
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Martin Dempsey: We Will Act If Islamic Group Threatens U.S.

Aug 25 2014 12:34pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Gen. Martin Dempsey says that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria. But the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said that right now, he still believes the insurgent group is still more a regional threat and is not plotting or planning attacks against either the U.S. or Europe. ...
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