Posts Tagged ‘United States Defense and Military Forces’

A French Woman Influences Global Wealth

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Winds sent old newsprint soaring like white kites caught in the updraft along the concrete corridors of Wall Street, in October 29, 1929. The world had just begun to feel the horrendous pain of the Great Depression. (more…)

A SAD DAY FOR SEAL TEAM SIX: Taliban Kills 31 US Special Forces

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Taliban say they downed a NATO helicopter in eastern Afghanistan killing at least 31 US and seven Afghan soldiers

In the deadliest single combat incident of the decade-long war, America’s longest, the Taliban say they downed a NATO helicopter in eastern Afghanistan killing at least 31 US and seven Afghan soldiers. (more…)

Scores of Taliban Killed in 2 Airstrikes

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

There were conflicting accounts of whether civilians were also killed in the attacks on insurgents.

News Analysis: American and Iraqi Versions Differ in Latest Chapters of War’s Story

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

In some instances, as in the release of casualty statistics, the Americans publicly showcase their own data, which consistently show many fewer violent deaths than Iraqi figures.

Rethinking the Afghanistan War’s What-Ifs

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

What if the U.S. had stayed focused on Afghanistan after 2001, had rebuilt the country as it said it would, had ignored Iraq?

Targeted Killing Is New U.S. Focus in Afghanistan

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

The Obama administration is starting to count more heavily on hunting down insurgents and less on winning over civilians.

Gates Assails WikiLeaks Over Release of Reports

Friday, July 30th, 2010

The defense secretary said the breach had endangered lives and damaged the ability of others to trust the U.S.

The War: A Trillion Can Be Cheap

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

The high-tech nature of modern warfare has made the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq among the costliest in American history.

U.S. and S. Korea to Conduct War Games Next Week

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

The large-scale military exercises in the Sea of Japan will be an attempt to deter acts of aggression by North Korea.

Afghan Plan on Transfer of Security Gets Support

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Western nations attending an international conference in Kabul on Tuesday are expected to endorse President Hamid Karzai’s plan for Afghan forces to take the lead throughout the country by 2014.

U.S. Training of Pakistani Forces Faces Hurdles

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

An American-led training program is part of an effort to repair relations with the Pakistani government, military and public, but it has serious limitations.

Loophole May Have Aided Theft of Classified Data

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

The soldier accused of downloading data from military computers in Iraq appears to have exploited a loophole in Defense Department security.

‘Stability’ Mission In Iraq Won’t Mean End of Fighting

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Even after a reduction in troop numbers, American forces will still hunt terrorists after the August deadline that President Obama set for the end of the combat mission in Iraq.

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