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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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China Tells Foreign Countries Not To Meddle In Hong Kong

Oct 1 2014 2:46pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

By Lesley Wroughton and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi responded on Wednesday to comments by the United States and others on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying foreign countries should not meddle in China's domestic affairs. Wang, the most senior Chinese official to speak publicly about the protests, said Beijing had "very formally and clearly stated its position: Ho ...
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Hagel Orders Military to Fix Underperforming Medical Centers

Oct 1 2014 12:20pm CDT | Source: NYT-Politics

The defense secretary gave the military four to six weeks to improve access to treatment, quality of care and patient safety at hos ...
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Tehran, Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) Iranian authorities have suspended for three years the tough sentences handed to seven Iranian youths who filmed a video dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy". | by IANS
 
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Yes, Somebody's Boots on the Ground Will Be Needed

Sep 30 2014 4:39pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

On Sunday, September 28, President Barack Obama looked straight into the eyes of 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft during his interview at the White House and uttered something that most Americans would find hard to disagree with. "Syria is... challenging, because the U.S. has few viable allies on the ground there." But the policy that his administration is beginning to carry out, Obama counseled, will i ...
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Leaving Some Behind: Pentagon Provides Narrow Enlistment Route For Some DREAMers

Sep 29 2014 10:47am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

DREAMers ask Congress to allow them to join the army in October 2013. CREDIT: Esther Y. Lee Pentagon officials announced in an email last week that it would allow some undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children to enlist in the military through a limited program that recruits immigrants with critical language and culture skills, the Military Times first reported. The Department of Defense policy change builds on promise ...
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Making Windmills Out of Warplanes

Sep 29 2014 9:40am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

With the Islamic State’s rise, Libya’s slide back into civil war, and the conflict brewing between Ukraine and Russia, there’s plenty to fear these days. Maybe you’ve always believed you could count on the US military to protect you from dangers like those, and that makes you feel safe. As a college student and a resident of Philadelphia, a city threatened by sea level rise, I’m more concerned about a threat that military force can’t fix and ...
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Making Windmills Out of Warplanes

Sep 29 2014 9:40am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

With the Islamic State’s rise, Libya’s slide back into civil war, and the conflict brewing between Ukraine and Russia, there’s plenty to fear these days. Maybe you’ve always believed you could count on the US military to protect you from dangers like those, and that makes you feel safe. As a college student and a resident of Philadelphia, a city threatened by sea level rise, I’m more concerned about a threat that military force can’t fix and will grow more acute durin ...
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Obama now waging war on bacteria

Sep 28 2014 3:25pm CDT | Source: WND

Let’s see, this country is spending $10 million a day to deal with the problem with ISIS – or ISIL, as the president insists on calling it – as we continue air strikes into Syria. According to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, that’s more than we spent when it was just Iraq, and it will only increase as time passes, clearly putting a severe strain on a military budget that the president is determined to continue cutting. I guess Obama is a believer in “m ...
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Pentagon: Airstrikes Alone Will Not Defeat Islamic State

Sep 26 2014 3:47pm CDT | Source: Big Government

(Washington, D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) secretary and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters today that airstrikes alone will not defeat the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq.   DOD Secretary Chuck Hagel said "other military components" may be necessary.  Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Martin Dempsey added that the Syrian moderate opposition is key to a ground campaign against IS mil ...
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