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Iran Air 655: Commander Carlson's Testimony

David Carlson was the commanding officer of the USS Sides which was operating in a supporting role in the vicinity of the USS Vincennes and closely monitoring the escalating situation when the… 2,425 more words

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Day #3 - July 9, 2014 - Why should Americans care?

A year ago today marked the third day in what would become a devastating 51-day assault on Gaza, which Israel tagged “Operation Protective Edge”.  This was certainly a… 685 more words

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Human Rights Council demands accountability for war crimes in Gaza

Today (July 3, 2015) the U.N. Human Rights Council adopted a resolution calling for accountability for possible war crimes committed in Gaza last summer. The USA was the only member to vote NO. 1,126 more words

Gaza

US New Hostage Policy

A revised U.S. policy for dealing with hostage-takers retains a “no concessions” bedrock approach and the country will not pay ransoms, President Barack Obama said during a Wednesday press conference at the White House. 131 more words

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'Americans need to start standing up; we have the power' – Green Party's Dr. Jill Stein

‘We Americans need to start standing up; we have the power’ – Green Party’s Dr. Jill Stein

Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who announced her candidacy for the 2016 Presidential race Tuesday, gives an interview to RT in which she talks about her campaign plans, how she will bring in more voters and make sure she is included this time in the presidential election debates, something third-party candidates have been denied for years in the US. 250 more words

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