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U.S. to Use Psych Tests to Vett Syrian Rebels for Moderateness

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.01.2015 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Many have compared those "moderate Syrian rebels" the U.S. keeps looking for to unicorns. The U.S. now thinks it has a new set of tools to scare the unicorns out of hiding, and to tell the nasty terrorists from the good terrorists: psychological evaluations, biometric checks and stress tests.

Send in the Air Force Combat Controllers and Green Berets to Destroy ISIS.

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 12.22.2014 | World
Brian Glyn Williams

As Rome (or at least Kobani) burns and faces the very real threat of a Srebrenica-style massacre, it is time for the US to stop fiddling and entertain the idea of putting small groups of US troops into the fray to empower our Kurdish peshmerga, Free Syrian Army and Iraqi government allies.

Life Insurance Advisor: Out of the Closet

Don McNay | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business
Don McNay

I've called myself other titles, masking that my income comes from the life insurance industry. There are multiple reasons why my lifetime occupation became a semi-hidden secret. The industry itself went through the same kind of identity crisis.

American Hero Stories: A Navy SEAL

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Bill_Robinson

Thom Shea was a Navy SEAL (Sea, Air & Land) for 23 years. Special Operator, Chief SEAL Shea did three tours (approximately six months each) with SEAL Team Two in Kosovo, Macedonia and the Gulf, as well as two tours with SEAL Team Seven in Iraq and Afghanistan.

HORROR: Report Links U.S. Special Forces To War Crimes

Rolling Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

In the fall of 2012, a team of American Special Forces arrived in Nerkh, a district of Wardak province, Afghanistan, which lies just west of Kabul and...

Pregnant Wife Killer May Go Free

AP | Posted 09.26.2012 | Crime

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- A federal judge has the task of determining whether to overturn the conviction of a former Army surgeon in the murders of his preg...

Big Willie Robinson, 69, King of the Street Racers

Steve Parker | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

"Big" Willie Robinson, founder and president of the International and National Brotherhood of Street Racers, died this past Saturday. He was 69.

Amy Lee

Green Berets' Startup Offers Tech Tools For Soldiers In The Field

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 06.13.2011 | Technology

Three former Green Berets are trying to transform the way military operations work -- through data. Ben Collins, Dave Staffel and James Patrick ...

Helicopter Shortage Puts Green Berets At Risk In Afghanistan, Pakistan: Newsweek

Newsweek | Mark Hosenball | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Some U.S. special forces in Afghanistan and Pakistan may be at higher risk than usual of injury and death because the Pentagon has not equipped their ...