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Sniper Chris Kyle Did Not Live Long Enough

Walter Stewart (Major General, U.S. Army, retired)

Sniper Chris Kyle did not live long enough.  I don’t say this in the context of his and Chad Littlefield’s… 814 more words

War

'Empty every round': US helicopter gunships headed toward ISIS stronghold near al-Baghdadi

Jim Sciutto, CNN’s chief national security correspondent, is reporting Friday night that U.S. helicopter gunships have been deployed to engage ISIS in the al-Baghdadi district, 90 percent of which has fallen under the control of the insurgents, according to Reuters. 253 more words

International Events

Dawn - North Waziristan blitz kills 50 suspected militants

Dawn.com & Zahir Shah Sherazi

Miramshah, 21 May 2014. Shelling by the Pakistan Army’s gunship helicopters and fighter jets in the early hours of Wednesday killed at least 50 suspected militants and injured another 80, some critically, in several parts of North Waziristan tribal region, Dawn News reported. 415 more words

News

To Russia with love: Thank you for Assad, the helicopters and the barrel bombs

Assad, the Russian helicopters and the barrel bombs are things to be grateful for.We recommend them to Russia, as they have proven marvelously effective in Syria. 8 more words

Syria

All Yesterdays Tomorrows

Have recently been experimenting with low key colours and monotones-black,grey whites-but as a pop artist (colourist) ive surprisingly found it quite difficult to exorcise colour..this is my 5th attempt,and colour has seeped in again,but it is improving albeit slowly..i’ll post the final black and white attempt when i succeed..but in the meantime i’m liking the subtle tones here. 70 more words

Painting

Arms Trade Treaty Approved at U.N. - NYTimes.com

The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve the first-ever treaty to regulate the enormous global trade in conventional weapons, for the first time linking sales to the human-rights records of the buyers. 38 more words

Activism

CIA spies "smuggle 14 Stinger missiles into Syria so rebels can take out regime warplanes"

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/cia-spies-smuggle-14-stinger-1266487

CIA spies have smuggled up to 14 Stinger missiles into Syria so rebels can defend themselves from air strikes.

The ground-to-air weapons have been delivered across the Turkish border to the Free Syrian Army and were partly paid for by Saudi Arabia, a security source claimed. 125 more words

World News