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enhanced interrogation techniques

I just got up to speed about people being upset about enhanced interrogation techniques…. this so called torture.

#1 most of what was listed as “torture” was done to me in training so I have no sympathy. 176 more words

my first political rant (by blog. def not my first political rant ever)

I can pretty much ignore the U.S. Congress that can agree on nothing, get less than nothing accomplished, and blame all the problems of the world on poor people that are, of course, lazy.   871 more words

Is Afghanistan India and Pakistan’s Proxy Battlefield?

On November 21, 2014

New York Times reported that President Barack Obama had quietly approved a guideline to allow US commanders in Afghanistan to continue to target Taliban insurgents. 965 more words

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Remembrance Day Canada

Every year on November 11th, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. 39 more words

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Afghanistan according to Yvonne Ridley

(Yvonne Ridley. Photograph: Free Gaza Movement in 2005)

On Monday, the last British soldiers were airlifted out of Camp Bastion,  a day after the end of Britain’s war in Afghanistan. 622 more words

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British Withdrawal from Afghanistan Puts Pressure on USA: can they really afford to scale back?

British combat operations in Afghanistan have ended after 13 years of struggle against the Taliban. With the US also in withdrawal mode, the onus is now firmly on the Afghan security forces to try and implement a degree of stability in this desperately troubled country. 538 more words

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