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Off the Radar

Title:                      Off the Radar

Author:                 Cyrus Copeland

Copeland, Cyrus (2015). Off The Radar: A Father’s Secret, A Mother’s Heroism, And A Son’s Quest. New York: Blue Rider Press… 116 more words

Iran

Obama State Dept. Refuses to Condemn Seizure of Cargo Ship by Iran

It’s an Obama world.

The Obama State Department today refused to condemn the seizure of a Marshall Islands ship by the Iranian regime.

Jeff Rathke from the State Department briefing  8 more words

Blog

IRAN FIRES AT US SHIP: TAKES HOSTAGES

Albawaba: “Iranian forces have reportedly fired at and seized a US cargo ship with 34 sailors on board, according to Saudi Arabian state TV. The vessel has been directed to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on the southern coast, Al-Arabiya has reported.” 61 more words

News

Deadly Strike by Drone

Blog based off NY Times article: “Obama Apologizes after Drone Kills American and Italian Held by Qaeda” by Peter Baker.

Article can be found here: … 255 more words

Widow of American Captive Killed in Strike Criticizes U.S. Hostage Support

The wife of an American captive of al-Qaeda who after more than three years was killed during a counterterrorism operation in January, the Obama administration acknowledged Thursday, called on the government to improve the… 277 more words

No Compensation: Drone Killing of Western Hostages Reveals Glaring Double Standard on Civilian Deaths

No one remotely interested in US foreign policy can ignore the fact that massive civilian death has become an integral part of US warfare. Often termed “collateral damage”, these deaths are explained as the inevitable outcome of US hi-tech weaponry which often cannot discriminate between legal targets and innocent bystanders. 1,227 more words

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