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Gorbachev Warns of Military Conflict Between Russia, West

The Associated Press

MOSCOW — Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says the confrontation between Russia and the West could spill into all-out war.

More than 5,100 people have been killed in a bloody conflict in eastern Ukraine between government troops and pro-Russian separatists. 287 more words

The Second Amendment kills more U.S. soldiers than the Taliban

From 2010 to 2012, more people in the military died from suicide than any other underlying cause. Almost half were people shooting themselves in the United States with their private weapon. 692 more words

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"Our 'American Sniper' Sickness": How American Exceptionalism Wrought Guantanamo

Let me begin with a disclosure: I have not yet had the chance to experience “American Sniper,” Clint Eastwood’s phenomenally successful new film starring Bradley Cooper as the late Chris Kyle, the Iraq War veteran and Navy SEAL who is supposedly the most lethal long-range sharpshooter in U.S. 1,206 more words

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Tomgram: Nick Turse, A Shadow War in 150 Countries

The Golden Age of Black Ops: Special Ops Missions Already in 105 Countries in 2015

By Nick Turse  TomDispatch.com  January 20, 2015 Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction… 273 more words

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U.S. Military Launches Unmanned Rocket Into Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (WLNS) – A new Navy satellite is in orbit this morning.

The U.S. Military launched an unmanned rocket into space Tuesday night. 42 more words

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