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Rising VA Disability Payments Linked to Veteran Unemployment

Unemployment persists among military veterans as a sharply growing number of them are receiving disability payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a new… 1,193 more words


When the jubilee government formulated its manifesto, its vivid motto was ‘kusema na kutenda’ (words with actions). This slogan became its focal point even after they clinched the controversial 4th March, 2013 elections. 827 more words

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Review: Flawed by Design (Zegart)

American national security organizations have fallen short in their service of the national interest. Amy Zegart, in her book Flawed by Design, argues that the under-performance of the CIA, National Security Council, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff is rooted in organizational design flaws. 971 more words

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The Special Ops Olympics: War Games - Vice News Published on Dec 19, 2014

The emergence of drug cartels working together with paramilitary groups has been a rising threat for countries in the Western hemisphere. One of the most effective responses has been Fuerzas Comando, an inter-military and special ops exercise attended by forces from across North, Central, and South America. 103 more words


Latest round of U.S. airstrikes kills three ISIS leaders

America has routinely launched airstrikes targeting ISIS fighters as well as strategic locations since November, according to Pentagon officials. Thursday evening, U.S. military killed three ISIS leaders and were identified as Haji Mutazz, a deputy to the ISIS leader; Abd al-Basit, the top military commander; and Radwin Talib, who is in control of ISIS in Iraq. 166 more words