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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash: Warhead From Eastern Ukraine Brought Down Plane

A missile warhead that exploded outside the cockpit brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine, a Dutch report released Tuesday found.

All 298 people aboard the aircraft died in the… 901 more words

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Iran shows (twice!) it's not going to change its ways

What a partner we have in Iran!

First this (via CNN):

“Iran has successfully test-fired a new precision-guided, long-range missile, state-run media reported on Sunday.

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Lest We Forget

While researching World War II for several chapters of my novel, The Secrets of Dr. John Welles, I came across three books I’d like to share as beneficial reference materials. 286 more words

The Secrets Of Dr. John Welles

Why don't they bargain like this: The Russian Federation keeps Crimea, Israel keeps the Golan and Assad keeps the rest of Syria. And the war ends.

Excuse me if I think italian, I know, it may not seem a heroic way to life. But before we all die in the third world war, since it’s territories they want, couldn’t they talk elegantly and frankly and give a piece of the cake to everyone? 338 more words


Al Qaeda sites in Afghanistan dismantled in joint offensive, U.S. military says

(CNN) — In a “major” joint air and ground operation, Afghan and U.S. forces dismantled al Qaeda training sites in southern Afghanistan last week and early this week, leaving “numerous militants dead,” according to a statement released Tuesday by U.S. 57 more words


Why Isn't the Education Compact Helping Us?

The Military Interstate Children’s Compact is supposed to make it easier for children to maintain their grades when they PCS.
October 13, 2015 at 07:38AM


US Senate Hearing Discusses Using Refugees As Human Shields In Syria

‘A recent US Senate hearing regarding Russia’s ongoing air campaign in Syria plumbed dark depths when it was actually proposed by retired US Army General John M. 59 more words