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Study: Drones Killed 10 Times More Civilians Than Manned Aircrafts In Afghanistan

According to a recent study conducted by a US military adviser, drone strikes has killed 10 times more civilians than manned aircrafts.

07/04/2013

File photo of an Iraqi refugee  (Photo by Wathiq Khuzaie /Getty Images)

Iraqis Carve Out New Community In New Haven, Conn.

Ali Abdullah, a 42-year-old security guard, left his native Iraq in 2009 after receiving death threats for working with U.S. companies. He was relocated through a U.S. government resettlement initiative and lived in Colorado and Texas before landing a job in 2011 at a New Haven-area supermarket.

06/16/2013

An Israeli soldier walks next to Merkava tanks in the Israeli annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria on May 22, 2013. (credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Air Force Chief Warns Syrian Tension Could Escalate Into ‘Surprise War’

Israel’s air force chief warned Wednesday that tensions with Syria could escalate into a “surprise war” and that Israel needs to be ready.

05/22/2013

North Korea's bellicose rhetoric and threats, while worrisome, appear to fit a decades-long pattern of provocation followed by uneasy peace, the top U.S. military officer said Friday. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Top US Military General: NKorea Threats ‘Just Reckless,’ Doubts Risk Of War

North Korea’s bellicose rhetoric and threats, while worrisome, appear to fit a decades-long pattern of provocation followed by uneasy peace, the top U.S. military officer said Friday.

04/05/2013

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Unlikely War of Words: The Matt Valdez vs. Ken Pomeroy Saga

The last person who should ever get into a war of words is Matt Valdez, producer of the Junkies. But that’s exactly what he found himself in after taking a cheap jab at one of his heroes, Ken Pomeroy, and those words found their way to the renowned basketball guru. Read/listen to how this very viscous saga unfolded across multiple platforms.

03/22/2013

File photo of Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where American military members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are currently laid to rest. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gallup Poll: More Than Half Of Americans Think Iraq War Was A Mistake

A recent Gallup poll suggests that as many as 53 percent of all Americans feel the war in Iraq was a mistake.

03/18/2013

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Proposed Agreement Squashes US, Mexico Tomato War

The Commerce Department has announced a proposed agreement on fresh tomatoes imported from Mexico that would strengthen anti-dumping enforcement and reset minimum wholesale prices.

02/03/2013

President Barack Obama (R) listens as his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai speaks during a joint press conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 11, 2013. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: U.S. War In Afghanistan Winding Down

With the war in Afghanistan winding down after 11 years, President Barack Obama says the time is right for U.S. forces to let Afghans do their own fighting.

01/12/2013

Fire rises during an explosion following an Israeli strike on the border tunnels between Egypt and Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on November 20, 2012. (Photo by SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

In Gaza Conflict, Hezbollah Stays On Sidelines

While the death toll from the Israel-Gaza conflict has mounted, Hezbollah has offered quiet words of encouragement to the Palestinians, pledging support and calling on Arab states to send them weapons to fight Israel. But beyond that, the Lebanese militant group appears to be staying firmly on the sidelines.

11/20/2012

A photo of a dead Confederate Soldier (Photo Credit: Library Of Congress)

Civil War’s Staggering Death Count Still Unknown

In the PBS American Experience documentary “Death and the Civil War” premiering Tuesday night, bloated Union and Confederate bodies are shown scattered on battlefields and in trenches and bleached skulls and body parts are stacked like cordwood.

09/17/2012

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