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OBAMA’S LEGACY: HUMAN COST OF EIGHT YEARS OF WAR

DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Walter J. Pels.

SOURCE: SHADOWPROOF

President Barack Obama declared during his second inauguration speech, “We, the people, still believe that enduring security and lasting peace do not require perpetual war.” … 812 more words

Curiositys

"The Black Watch"...

…Statue at Forrest Lodge near Castlemaddy, Dumfries And Galloway, Scotland.

Image © Copyright Ann Cook and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Scotland

​China Coast Guard vessels patrol Diaoyu Islands

China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels conducted a patrol in the territorial waters of the Diaoyu Islands on Sunday, according to a statement issued by the State Oceanic Administration on its website. 23 more words

Military

Russia to Start Advanced PAK FA Fighters Production on Schedule in 2017

​MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Tests of the Russian Sukhoi T-50 (PAK FA) fifth-generation fighters are proceeding on schedule and production deadlines will be fully met in 2017, Russian Aerospace Forces Commander Viktor Bondarev said Saturday. 77 more words

Military

Over ​300 ISIL Terrorists Killed in Russian-Syrian Joint Operation in Ancient Palmyra

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Sunday that Syrian Army soldiers with aerial support of Russian fighter jets fended off and ISIL attack near Palmyra last night, killing over 300 terrorists. 494 more words

Syria

So, You Become A Soldier Just So You Can Become Crocodile Poop

(I PULLED THIS STORY OFF OF FACEBOOK, RATHER SICKENING TO THINK ABOUT, BUT IT IS A GOOD READ.)

An army of 1000 Japanese soldiers was decimated by saltwater crocodiles during the Battle of Ramree Island of World War II.

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