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Torture Architect Torturously Tries to Justify Program

Torture and 9/11 One of the 2 main architects of the American torture program – Air Force psychologist James Mitchell (who personally waterboarded detainees) – still claims that torture produced actionable intelligence: Mitchell, who...Show More Summary

Pentagon: 3 Major ISIS Leaders Killed in Iraq

4 hours agoNews : Truthdig

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey speaks during a press conference in the Pentagon on May 10, 2012. Wikimedia Commons American forces have killed three high-ranking Islamic State leaders in Iraq in recent weeks, according to Gen. Show More Summary

This Is What A Modern American Invasion Looks Like

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Some incredible footage from the recent Joint Forcible Entry Excercise at Keystone Airstrip, deep in the Nellis Test and Training Range. For a complete description of this large force employment training event put on by the USAF Weapons School click here. Read more...

Movie Theaters Forced to Cancel Showings of Team America: World Police

11 hours agoNews : Reason

After Sony Pictures announced yesterday that it was pulling the release of The Interview, a film about two American journalists sent to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, from its scheduled Christmas Day release after threats of movie theater errorism, several theaters across the U.S. Show More Summary

Behind Cuba's Opening to the U.S.: Dropping Oil Prices Are Forcing an End to Venezuela's Subsidy of the Cuban Economy

MEXICO CITY -- The release of the American prisoner/spy/hostage Alan Gross by the Cuban government, and that of three Cuban spies/heroes/undercover agents held in the United States, along with the respective announcements and phone calls...Show More Summary

Behind Cuba's Opening to the U.S.: Dropping Oil Prices Are Forcing an End to Venezuela's Subsidy of the Cuban Economy

MEXICO CITY -- The release of the American prisoner/spy/hostage Alan Gross by the Cuban government, and that of three Cuban spies/heroes/undercover agents held in the United States, along with the respective announcements and phone calls...Show More Summary

U.S. Ground Troops Fighting Isis In Iraq

American troops are fighting ISIS on the ground in Iraq, something we were told would not happen. American forces were involved in their first ground battle with Islamic State fighters, according to Kurdish media outlet Shafaq News, near the Ain Al-Assad base in the Anbar province of Iraq early Sunday. The report could not be [...]

I’M NOT HAPPY WITH OUR SITUATION: Interview: Paul Bracken on American nuclear forces in the 21st ce…

I’M NOT HAPPY WITH OUR SITUATION: Interview: Paul Bracken on American nuclear forces in the 21st century.

Texas Movie Theater Will Show Team America Instead of The Interview

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Now that Sony has decided to cancel the theatrical release of The Interview due to threats from North Korea-affiliated hackers, the Alamo has decided to show the 2004 film Team America: World Police in which American special forces puppets go to war with a puppet of North Korea's Kim Jong-il.

Turbulence forces emergency plane landing in Tokyo

A flight headed to Dallas/Fort Worth from Seoul was diverted to Tokyo to make an emergency landing after as many as 14 people were injured in a bout of turbulence. American Airlines Flight 280 was carrying 240 passengers and 15 crew when it hit a storm with strong winds. Show More Summary

Vatican Concludes Six-Year Investigation of American Nuns 

In 2008, under then-pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican launched a broad investigation into the "quality of life" of American nuns, a move that, to a lot of those nuns, looked like it was meant to forcefully nudge them back in line. On Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Americans Just Fine with Forced Rectal Feeding, Thank You

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

The Senate Intelligence Committee's massive, long-awaited report on the CIA's torture funplex enhanced interrogation techniques landed with a big dud with the American public, a majority of which still supports torture.

Senate Torture Report Photos Could Be Released: American Troops, Corpse Posing, And Forced Sodomy

The Senate Torture report continues to make waves throughout the country as a federal judge could decide the fate of hundreds, if not thousands of photos depicting American troops engaged in allegedly torturous acts with corpses and detainees. Show More Summary

Nonemployed: Why U.S. Women Are Leaving Jobs Behind

The work force participation of American women has declined, as it has for men. But their situation is often quite different.

The Army's Grenade Launchers Are About to Become Twice as Deadly

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

American forces in Afghanistan have long complained of a significant drawback in their M320 rifle-mounted grenade launchers : enemies positioned behind the low, mud brick walls ubiquitous to the region's architecture could easily avoid incoming 40mm grenade rounds simply by ducking. Show More Summary

Asian Americans’ Growing Political Power

Richard V. Reeves: The immigration debate has focused attention on the political consequences of Hispanic population growth. Meanwhile, Asian Americans are becoming an increasingly potent economic, social, and political force.

Dave Brat: GOP 'Going to Lose the American People' on Exec Amnesty

Representative Dave Brat (R-VA) argued that "Republicans are going to lose the American people" "if we don't draw some stark red lines" on the president's executive action on immigration and at least force the Senate to vote againstShow More Summary

Activists Want Obama to Force Americans to Pay for Abortions of Babies of Raped Women

Women women in war-torn parts of the world are further victimized by rape, should Americans be forced to pay for abortions of their unborn children? Federal law for years has said no, but pro-abortion activists want President Barack Obama to issue an executive order saying yes. “The current issue centers on rape in conflict situations. […]

WATCH: Air Force Secretary Supports Open Trans Service

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James says it's time to review — and rescind — the military's ban on open service by transgender Americans. read more

Report: Afghan Military to Collapse after American Combat Troops Exit

The United States officially ended its combat operations in Afghanistan, a country that a U.S. watchdog says has a fiscally unsustainable force with questionable capabilities to fight terrorist groups and a growing opium economy perpetuated by widespread corruption. Show More Summary

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