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Spanish Muslim soldiers advised to refuse service in Muslim countries

Spanish Muslim soldiers advised to refuse service in Muslim countries

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China denounces first US/Japan exercises in Philippines

China denounces first US/Japan exercises in Philippines

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Obama's speech at American University on Iran nuclear deal

Obama's speech at American University on Iran nuclear deal

Full transcript of President Obama's speech on August 5 at American University.

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Republican William Hayward: Commanding Officer of the Harlem Hellfighters

Republican William Hayward: Commanding Officer of the Harlem Hellfighters

How, and why, did a 39 year old white lawyer from Nebraska come to recruit, organize, and command an all-black military unit from Harlem?

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Russia announces aggressive naval doctrine

Russia announces aggressive naval doctrine

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Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

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Defense Department sees a role for Special Operations Command in global climate change

Defense Department sees a role for Special Operations Command in global climate change

Global warming, or cooling, are among the threats facing the United States. Russia is one more. The entire Arctic is up for grabs. The Navy predicts ice-free conditions for some of the Arctic by 2030. It predicts these spectacular environmental changes will have economic, political, and security consequences.

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China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

China's provocations in South China Sea will 'worsen,' says Japan

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'Stop watching us': who gets pardoned?

'Stop watching us': who gets pardoned?

Presidents have pardoned or commuted the sentences for reviled convicts such as socialist Eugene Debs, plutocrat Marc Rich, and former President Richard Nixon. Why not Edward Snowden?

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Staggering suicide rates for female U.S. veterans

Staggering suicide rates for female U.S. veterans

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Government snafu causes deadly anthrax scare

Government snafu causes deadly anthrax scare

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On Memorial Day, remember the Four Chaplains

On Memorial Day, remember the Four Chaplains

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Memorial Day isn't for shopping sprees

Memorial Day isn't for shopping sprees

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American seeks private funds to give military training to Iraqi Christians

American seeks private funds to give military training to Iraqi Christians

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Equal justice or double standards for Gen. David Petraeus?

Equal justice or double standards for Gen. David Petraeus?

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Russia says Obama is dangerously stirring the pot in Ukraine

Russia says Obama is dangerously stirring the pot in Ukraine

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America can't fight China's Great Wall of Sand

America can't fight China's Great Wall of Sand

A U.S. wargame demonstrated that U.S. air assets are no match for the number of Chinese aircraft in the event of a war.

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Guantanamo prisoners spray bodily fluids on US guards

Guantanamo prisoners spray bodily fluids on US guards

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Spain plans to invade Australia

Spain plans to invade Australia

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Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard hospitalized unconscious

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard hospitalized unconscious

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US military recruits more likely to suffer sexual abuse than civilians

US military recruits more likely to suffer sexual abuse than civilians

When considering the ROTC or active service, men should be aware of the dangers.

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A curious omission in a US Air Force advertisement

A curious omission in a US Air Force advertisement

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Ebola aid workers hacked to death in Guinea

A group from the United States, along with journalists and local Guinean officials, were chased down and hacked to death by people in Guinea. A rumor had spread that the aid workers were deliberately infecting Guineans with Ebola.

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Terrorist tunnels pose military challenge to Israel

Terrorist tunnels pose military challenge to Israel

U.S. intelligence may show that Israel has greatly underestimated extent of tunnels.

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Top U.S. general sees national security threat in Central America's poverty and criminal violence

Top U.S. general sees national security threat in Central America's poverty and criminal violence

Central America is a 'crime-terror convergence', says SOUTHCOM commander Gen. John Kelly: an existential threat to the U.S.

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D-Day remembered: Eisenhower's message to troops

D-Day remembered: Eisenhower's message to troops

Asking for the blessings of 'Almighty God,' Gen. Eisenhower commended the troops to do their best for the 'Great Crusade' which began in Normandy, June 6, 1944.

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U.S. ground troops to assist Nigeria's hunt for Boko Haram

U.S. ground troops to assist Nigeria's hunt for Boko Haram

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A Memorial Day prayer

A Memorial Day prayer

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Local Christians increasingly joining Israeli Defense Forces

Local Christians increasingly joining Israeli Defense Forces

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China surveilled US bombers in disputed airspace

China surveilled US bombers in disputed airspace

Chinese defense minister: China has the capacity to exercise full control of its airspace.

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Government shut-down discriminates against Catholics in US military

Government shut-down discriminates against Catholics in US military

Protestant services have not been effected at the Kings Bay submarine base in Georgia. Only Catholic members of the military have been affected by an order prohibiting Catholic chaplains from offering Mass.

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Obama denies grieving military families funds to receive bodies of fallen soldiers

Obama denies grieving military families funds to receive bodies of fallen soldiers

President Obama is playing politics over the dead bodies of American soldiers killed in action during the government shutdown.

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Underwater robot detects bombs and limpet mines

Underwater robot detects bombs and limpet mines

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The Philippines faces choices in confronting Muslim jihadists

The Philippines faces choices in confronting Muslim jihadists

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Smearing Evangelical Christians

Smearing Evangelical Christians

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US military chaplains concerned about freedom of religion

US military chaplains concerned about freedom of religion

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Marine general pays tribute to 'devil dogs' and American spirit

Marine general pays tribute to 'devil dogs' and American spirit

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America: We Don't Trust in God anymore

America: We Don't Trust in God anymore

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U.S. troops to provide training and protection in Jordan

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'Extremists': U.S. Army reserves defines Catholics, Jews and evangelical Christians

'Extremists': U.S. Army reserves defines Catholics, Jews and evangelical Christians

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Iraq War may cost taxpayers $6 trillion

Iraq War may cost taxpayers $6 trillion

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North Korea vows to break armistice

North Korea vows to break armistice

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Kill Anything that Moves: a chronicle of American crimes in Southeast Asia

Kill Anything that Moves: a chronicle of American crimes in Southeast Asia

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Israeli military condemns soldier who photographed child in sniper's crosshairs

Israeli military condemns soldier who photographed child in sniper's crosshairs

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Catholic bishops decry 'same-sex' benefits at DoD

Catholic bishops decry 'same-sex' benefits at DoD

Archbishop Broglio, who leads the Catholic chaplains in the US military, how a new DoD policy on benefits for same-sex partners can possibly square with already established law.

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America's moral dilemmas exposed in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

America's moral dilemmas exposed in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

What is the true price of the War on Terror?

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Ivan Thunder: World War, Iwo Jima and the way we were

Ivan Thunder: World War, Iwo Jima and the way we were

A marvelous memoir by Ivan Thunder recounts how it really was on the sand of Iwo Jima, a tiny island drenched in the blood of Americans and Japanese fighting for supremacy during the Second World War.

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Obama unleashes war on the military

Obama unleashes war on the military

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Priest threatened for supporting Israel

Priest threatened for supporting Israel

Rev. Gabriel Nadaf supports enlistment of Christians in Israeli Defense Forces. For this, he has been threatened by as yet unknown parties. He has since been excommunicated.

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President of Central African Republic takes military into his own hands

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Terrifying U.S. Navy video fights 'bath salt' use

Terrifying U.S. Navy video fights 'bath salt' use

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Actionable intelligence from Jesus Himself

Actionable intelligence from Jesus Himself

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Israel launches large scale retaliation on Gaza Strip

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Paraguay makes headway in war on drugs

Paraguay makes headway in war on drugs

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Death from above...by remote control

Death from above...by remote control

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Be careful befriending strangers in social media

Be careful befriending strangers in social media

Who is Robin Sage? Members of the defense and national security establishment violated military operational security restrictions trying to get to know her.

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Lest we forget: US military still uses horses and bayonets

Lest we forget: US military still uses horses and bayonets

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Army officer who taught course on radical Islam fights for his commission

Army officer who taught course on radical Islam fights for his commission

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Candidate Romney's speech at Virginia Military Institute

Candidate Romney's speech at Virginia Military Institute

'Hope is not a strategy', said Mitt Romney of President Obama's approach to foreign policy.

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God knows you're worth it: Red Mass homily

God knows you're worth it: Red Mass homily

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Paul Ryan's 'kvetch and retreat' approach to homosexuality in the military

Paul Ryan's 'kvetch and retreat' approach to homosexuality in the military

Veep candidate Paul Ryans follows Mitt Romney, the most pro-homosexual Republican candidate ever, in accepting homosexuality as a 'done deal.'

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New military applications for facial recognition technology

New military applications for facial recognition technology

ACAGI Inc. of Frederick MD has shown its facial recognition technology can be mounted on weapons and other platforms and used to identify potential terrorists. Recent trials were favorable.

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Persian Gulf tension results following shots fired by US Navy

Persian Gulf tension results following shots fired by US Navy

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Islamization of Europe's military continues

Islamization of Europe's military continues

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Russia to increase defense and infrastructure spending

Russia to increase defense and infrastructure spending

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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power: book review

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power: book review

The witty and acerbic Rachel Maddow turns her analysis towards the unending growth of the national security state in the US.

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The death of King Rhesus of Thrace: A Homeric example of military incompetence

The death of King Rhesus of Thrace: A Homeric example of military incompetence

Special forces operators can learn lessons learned by the ancient Greeks, from nearly 4,000 years ago.

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Narco-submarines pose increasing threat to U.S. security

Narco-submarines pose increasing threat to U.S. security

Narcoterrorists show a remarkable ability to adapt. Taking on Al Qaeda terrorists as passengers is a possibility for these operatives.

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Act of Valor: movie review

Act of Valor: movie review

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U.S. military to review its training on Islam

U.S. military to review its training on Islam

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Chinese and Russian navies in first-ever joint exercise

Chinese and Russian navies in first-ever joint exercise

When coupled with Chinese military modernization, the regional balance of power on the Asian mainland seems to be moving steadily against Moscow.

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US Navy appears to be adrift, literally

US Navy appears to be adrift, literally

As China and India ramp up their deep-water strategic reach, the US Navy appears stymied with mechanical problems on a new class of ships.

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Addressing the cyber espionage threat to the United States

Addressing the cyber espionage threat to the United States

Hackers around the world strike the U.S. via the Internet to steal national and industrial secrets.

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Time for the US to re-think its relationship with Egypt

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Lawyer Says U.S. Military Suspect Had Depression After Iraq

The lawyer for the U.S. soldier charged with killing 17 civilians in southern Afghanistan said the soldier had experienced a traumatic incident while in Iraq and was suffering from depression at the time of the killings.

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Obama's cold feet and Syrian carnage

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Brain Injury Awareness Month focuses attention on war wounds

Brain Injury Awareness Month focuses attention on war wounds

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China's military budget skyrockets while US dives

China's military budget skyrockets while US dives

Instead of providing support for maintaining international order and sustaining global trade, Chinese military capabilities appear to be focused more on countering the U.S.

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The weaknesses in Obama's strategy towards an uncertain world

The weaknesses in Obama's strategy towards an uncertain world

A switch from a Cold War posture would be difficult anyway, even without an increasingly bearish Russia and emboldened China. Can Obama do it?

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Lessons for Christians in 'Act of Valor'

Lessons for Christians in 'Act of Valor'

What are Christians willing to sacrifice to defend their faith? Members of the US Navy SEAL teams risk their own lives every day to defend democracy and their country. Are Christians willing to hazard as much?

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U.S. military silences chaplain over Obamacare contraception mandate

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, who leads Catholic chaplains in the U.S. military, says his rights were violated by direct order. He had written a pastoral letter condemning Obamacare.

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Limited options for dealing with restless Iran

Limited options for dealing with restless Iran

It is not surprising that there are rumors afloat that the US will engage in direct talks with Iran. Cui bono?

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On a day like today: Scanderbeg defeats Mahomet II

On a day like today: Scanderbeg defeats Mahomet II

The Ottoman Turks held sway in the Balkans when mighty Scanderberg rose to defeat Mahomet II. He then died at the hour of victory and left Albania an unprotected orphan.

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A criminal media and dumb Marines

A criminal media and dumb Marines

The media appears to remain nostalgic for war crimes such as the My Lai massacre, without equivalent focus on the crimes committed by Taliban guerrillas.

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General to investigate Marines who urinated on Afghan corpses

General to investigate Marines who urinated on Afghan corpses

Bill Maher and Dana Loesch, talking heads from opposite sides of the political spectrum, both said they would urinate on Afghan corpses if given the chance.

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US Marines who urinated on Taliban corpses to be investigated

US Marines who urinated on Taliban corpses to be investigated

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U.S. drone strikes Pakistan

U.S. drone strikes Pakistan

This is the second US drone strike in Pakistan this week. Taliban terrorists were targetted.

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Obama's defense strategy feints towards Asia, but stuck in Mideast

Obama's defense strategy feints towards Asia, but stuck in Mideast

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Obama's defense strategy lacks sufficient troops in Asia

Obama's defense strategy lacks sufficient troops in Asia

Other than a promise for augmented rotational training of U.S. Marine and air forces in Australia, the Administration has not articulated any permanent increased U.S. military forces in Asia.

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US missile sub departs for Persian Gulf

US missile sub departs for Persian Gulf

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The Strange Demands the U.S. makes of Guatemala

The Strange Demands the U.S. makes of Guatemala

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SecDef Panetta defies Iran to make a nuclear weapon

SecDef Panetta defies Iran to make a nuclear weapon

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Land-mine deaths and incidents continue to rise

Land-mine deaths and incidents continue to rise

Thousands of landmines still litter Cambodia, left behind by US, Pol Pot, and Vietnamese military forces. Human rights groups say injuries still abound, years after the end of conflicts.

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Blind in the Dark: US military fails to secure night-vision devices

Blind in the Dark: US military fails to secure night-vision devices

Night vision goggles and other devices are essential for the US and allies in the war on terror. That's why terrorists want them too.

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Obama administration can save money in the Defense Department

Obama administration can save money in the Defense Department

By taking the right approach, and enforcing financial management rules, Obama can save money in the overall defense budget and increase servicemembers' benefits.

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Iranian nuclear weapons would change the world order

Iranian nuclear weapons would change the world order

Nothing the West has done has stopped the Iranian nuclear juggernaut.

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U.S. Catholic bishop goes to Afghanistan to minister to troops

U.S. Catholic bishop goes to Afghanistan to minister to troops

"Spiritual fitness and resiliency are key tools for our personnel serving 'God and Country' in these peace-building efforts."

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Military suicides claim more lives than the enemy

Military suicides claim more lives than the enemy

War is horrific enough and returning veterans should not be forced to suffer unaided. Reach out. Today.

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Honoring our God and our veterans

Honoring our God and our veterans

Archbishop Broglio will deliver the homily at the Diocese of Phoenix’s first “Red, White, and Blue” Veterans Day Mass at St. Mary Goretti Catholic Parish, 6261 North Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, AZ on Veterans Day, November 11.

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Iran and its Mutually Assured Destruction

Iran and its Mutually Assured Destruction

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