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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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‘Hero’ Bowe Bergdahl charged as ‘deserter’ and ‘misbehavior’

The Obama administration took a ton of heat for releasing Gitmo prisoners to free Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban and will likely be back in the GOP crosshairs now that Bergdahl has been charged with desertion More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speech to Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday, March 3, after an invitation from GOP leadership. Here is page 2 of a complete transcript of his remarks via The Washington More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Chaplain Justin Roberts previews ‘No Greater Love’ documentary, suicides in military

Chaplain Justin Roberts continues to raise awareness of the shocking suicide rate among military personnel and his new project, No Greater Love, dives into this arena. When we spoke to Justin last on Dispatch Radio, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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White House: Josh Earnest says Taliban not terrorists

While the United States waged a lengthy war in Afhganistan to disrupt the power of the Taliban, the message from the Obama administration is that members of this group are not terrorists. “They do carry out tactics More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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New report: Islamic extremists killed twice as many Christians in 2014 than year prior

As the world reels from the terrorist attack on a Paris newspaper, a new report from Open Doors claims that Islamic extremists killed twice as many Christians in 2014 than in 2013. According to the group’s data, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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US draws down troops in Afghanistan, Taliban declares victory

The U.S. has formally ended the war in Afghanistan. The Taliban declared “defeat” of the U.S. and its allied forces, saying the Americans failed and didn’t accomplish “anything substantial or tangible.” In More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Obama betrays promise, extends US combat role in Afghanistan through 2015

Described as a “secret signing” by the NY Times, President Obama expanded the US combat role in Afghanistan in 2015, pushing an exit date to 2016. According to  the Times, US jets, bombers, and drones More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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ISIS in Indonesia, Chep Hernawan says he’s the leader of their Islamic State chapter

Indonesia may be the next hotbed for Islamic State extremism as police detained a man claiming to be the leader of the Indonesian chapter of Sunni militants. Police say they are unable to charge him with a crime More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Corey Stoll on his ‘Homeland’ season 4 role

Fans don’t know too much about the new season of Homeland, the popular espionage show on Showtime, and how Carrie (Clarie Danes) will entertain without Brody (Damian Lewis). Corey Stoll doesn’t offer More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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‘Clouded Hopes: 9 Years in Afghanistan’: A journey into the reconstruction of a damaged nation

Author Mary Ann Callahan takes readers behind-the-scenes and on the ground in Afghanistan a decade after 9/11 attacks in Clouded Hopes: 9 Years in Afghanistan.  America moved into the region to battle terrorism More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Death toll from Afghanistan car bombing reaches 89, doubles initial reports

The initial reports from media sources stated that a car bombing in Afghanistan killed 38, but now is being revised to reflect almost 90 deaths. Paktika is along the eastern border with PakistanImage/CIA A suicide More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Pakistan, Afghanistan account for nine new polio cases in past week

New cases of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) in two of the world’s endemic countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan, has put the total polio cases for the year over the century mark during the past week, according to More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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John Kerry on release of Taliban from Gitmo endangers US troops, ‘baloney’

Critics of the Obama administration have zeroed in on the release of the five Taliban leaders from the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for Bowe Bergdahl. Now Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on CNN about the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Afghanistan Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah survives bombing

The Afghan Interior Ministry said a suicide bomber and a roadside bomb have struck the convoy of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah as it left a campaign event in the capital Kabul. Friday’s explosions More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Bowe Bergdahl ‘deserted’ before capture on ‘latrine’, says fellow soldiers

A caller to The Blaze radio’s Doc Thompson show, a soldier called in to detail the disppearance of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier involved in the controversial prisoner swap. A Wikileaks memo indicates he was More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Bowe Bergdahl free as Obama administration attacked by GOP for freeing ‘hard core terrorists’

Many in Washington on unahppy and concerned over the prisoner sway for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Saturday. Bergdahl has been held by Taliban for five years and was freed in exchange for five militants from the US More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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John McCain’s critical statement on President Obama’s ‘foreign policy speech’

PRESS RELEASE U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) Wednesday released the following statement on President Obama’s remarks on U.S. foreign policy at the United States Military Academy at West Point: “Actions speak More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Bob Beckel blows a gasket on ‘The Five’, nobody can answer his questions

There is typically little I agree with Fox News’ “The Five” left wing host Bob Beckel on; however, on yetserday’s show, I believe Beckel did ask two importnat questions that Eric Bolling, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Obama administration reveals CIA spy name in Afghanistan visit

The name of a high ranking CIA spy in Afghanistan was leaked by the Obama administration when they released their list of US officials participating in the President’s visit. President Barack Obama meets with More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Pastor Joe Martin details ‘The Hornet’s Nest,’ why Christians should view the film

Pastor Joe Martin of Trinity Church in Dallas, Texas says The Hornet’s Nest is a film that all Americans should watch. “It takes literally thirty minutes to an hour to recover,” Martin says as More...


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