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Experts Lack Accurate Data on Casualties in US Drone Strikes in Pakistan

Source: Ria Noviosti, 10/18/2014

According to new statistics by the UK Bureau of Investigative Journalism, fewer than 4 percent of the victims of US drone strikes in Pakistan had been identified as members of Al Qaeda… 233 more words

War On Terror

U.S.-led air strikes in Syria kill 10 civilians: monitor

Source: Reuters,  Oct 18, 2014

BEIRUT – U.S-led forces which are bombing Islamic State militants in Syria killed ten civilians in two recent air strikes, a group monitoring the violence said on Saturday. 99 more words

Imperialism

Chapter 20: The Nighttime In Palermo

Dear readers,

Wits, composure, gut instinct & nerves of steel are the ingredients to success. The success you ask that I am talking about, well allow me to elaborate. 831 more words

The Journal

The band

And for this Tuesday, I propose you this nice pic of a US Army band, ready to some (informal as far as I can see) concert in the little village of Tréveray (Meuse, France), around 1917-1918… En avant la musique !

1918

Amateur month

So I’ve been a civilian for almost a month now, living on a sailboat for about two, applying for school for the first time in over a decade, and navigating this wedding planning nonsense. 615 more words

Boat Life

The Masks We Wear

There are a million masks we wear; 
To each his own, a thousand faces ,
The real emotion never surfaces. 
The masks we wear are a million,  49 more words

Poem

A war memorial in Venice

Today’s pictures are kindly provided by my wife, who’s currently working in Venice (lucky wife). She spotted this Italian War Memorial, which states

Per diverse terre le vostre ossa…

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1918