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U.S. Military: A Dangerous Source of Global Warming and Climate Change

“We must use all of the tools at our disposal, from dialogue and mediation to preventive diplomacy, to keep the unsustainable exploitation of natural resources from fueling and financing armed conflict and destabilizing the fragile foundations of peace.”

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Canadian Forces soldier dies in on-base incident at CFB Petawawa

CFB PETAWAWA, Ont. — Prime Minister Stephen Harper is offering his condolences after a soldier was killed in an “unfortunate incident” at CFB Petawawa in eastern Ontario. 128 more words

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Obama 'secretly' expands US combat operation in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

 A US soldier inspects the site of a suicide attack targeting foreign troops in Jalalabad on November 13, 2014. AFP Photo

  • New guidelines issued by Obama green-light air support for Afghan operations when needed…
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US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,208

As of Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at least 2,208 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. 193 more words

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Germany and Italy to keep up to 1,350 soldiers in Afghanistan

German troops who are part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), attend a memorial ceremony for slain soldiers, in the German Army’s Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, May 8, 2013.  324 more words

Hagel Credits US Military With Ebola Progress

FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday there are encouraging signs of progress against the Ebola virus in West Africa, and he said the U.S. 393 more words

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Decorated pilot faces discharge for telling lesbians to stop breaking Army rules

Reblogged from Wintery Knight:

From the Washington Times.

Excerpt:

The Army is moving to discharge a decorated combat pilot who intervened to stop two lesbian officers from showing what he considered inappropriate affection on the dance floor during a full-dress formal ball at Fort Drum, New York, in 2012.

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