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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Trump strikes Saudi deal, restoring ‘trust between our two nations’ while media offers up ‘fake news’ on Obama

President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, where he addressed dozens of leaders from Arab and Muslim majority countries, suggested a restoration for American Middle East policy to those in the Bush era. Trump More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Jeff Flake on Syrian missile strike, Gorsuch filibuster and the refugee crisis

Talking with NPR’s Scott Simon, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake discussed the recent attacks against Syrian chemical weapons depots, the rebels and how the Trump administration should interact with Congress. Later More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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New Report: Yemen ravaged by Muslim extremists, food electricity and water are scarce

An amazing new analysis on Yemen reveals a shocking devastation from the war with radical Muslims, leaving most of the nation struggling to find food, water or have electricity. “It has been almost two years More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Florida Congressional District 15 race: Dennis Ross vs Jim Lange on issues

Democrat Jim Lange is running against Dennis Ross in Florida’s 15th Congressional District and sadly the race offers typical party politics with few or noteworthy exceptions. FreedomWorks score Ross at 77%, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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‘Eye in the Sky’ Review: Riveting, morally challenging thriller on drone warfare

Modern warfare in 2016 continues to pose new challenging moral conflicts as fast as technically, such as drone strikes, replace front line attacks against evil terrorist threats all over the globe. Eye in the Sky More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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In Iraq, Sunnis need to be offered a Sunni regional government, akin to the Kurdish regional government, with its autonomy protected by its own militia and ultimately guaranteed by the United States. If Baghdad More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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War against ISIS costs $10 million per day, $400K per successful strike

The Pentagon has spent nearly $4 billion fighting Islamic State across Syria and Iraq since operations began a year ago, according to statistics released this week. The average daily cost of the campaign is $9.9 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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White House claims ISIS ‘Number two’ killed, again

The Islamic State terrorist group’s number two was killed during a US air strike in Iraq on Tuesday, the White House said on Friday, allegedly dealing a blow to the group that has sought to form a caliphate More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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British MI6 warns of ISIS using drones in terror attacks

A counter terror advisor to the British government has told the tabloid the Daily Mirror Islamic State terrorists plan to use drones in attacks on music festivals and football games. “There is a genuine threat More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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US airstrike kills al-Qaeda leader Nasir al-Wuhayshi in Yemen

Al Qaeda’s second in command, Nasir al-Wuhayshi, has been killed in a drone strike in Yemen, just days after U.S. planes carried out a strike inside Libya, killing Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a key terror figure in More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Islamic State captures Syrian air base, US warned not to intervene unilaterally

Islamic fighters captured a major military base in Syria Sunday. Tabqa airfield is the third military base to be captured by extremists within a month.   Armed Predator drone firing Hellfire missile 2010 photo More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, August 9th, 2014
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US airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq begin, airdrops of food and water also continue

The U.S. conducted a second airdrop of food and water for thousands of refugees trapped in Iraq’s Sinjar mountains early Saturday after launching airstrikes in northern Iraq against Islamic militants which More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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New report: US drone use ‘interferes’ with other nations’ sovereignty, causes ‘conflicts’

Drone technology may be one of the most effective means of modern warfare according the Pentagon and Obama administration, but a new report says the program destabilizes battlefields, governments and even American More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Yemen officials say al-Qaeda terrorist threat to oil and gas pipelines ‘thwarted’

Yemen’s foreign ministry said Wednesday that it thwarted an al-Qaeda plot to blow up oil and gas pipelines and seize some of the country’s main ports to disrupt shipping, as more suspected drone strikes More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 10th, 2013
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Bill Maher praises the Rand Paul filibuster, then defends drone strikes

“Real Time” host Bill Maher revealed his feelings on the issue of drone strikes during a lengthy discussion on his HBO program Friday. Maher praised Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky for taking a stand Wednesday More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 4th, 2013
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FBI using drones to fly over and ‘study’ Jimmy Lee Dykes bunker

An ABC report revealed some more details of Jimmy Lee Dykes attacking an Alabama school bus of students, threatening them before taking Ethan hostage and killing the driver Charles Poland. Now the standout enters More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 25th, 2013
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UN begins investigation into the legality of Obama’s drone policy

An inquiry into the legalities of President Obama’s main tool against the “global war on terror” was launched yesterday by the U.N.’s special rapporteur for human rights and counterterrorism, More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
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US Drone attack kills 9 in Yemen attack, Obama addresses drone program

Tthe U.S. officials are NOT denying the drone attack, drone activity or the targets. From a CNN, three drone strikes in Yemen targeted “militants” with “suspected links to al Qaeda” Three More...


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