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House Poised To Address Military Sexual Assaults

AP | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

BY RICHARD LARDNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Determined to check the growing epidemic of sexual assaults in the armed forces, a House panel is poised t...

Former Detainee Prosecutor: Obama 'Unpatriotic' For Not Closing GITMO

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.30.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Jacob talks about President Barack Obama's statements on Guantanamo Bay with Colonel Morris Davis, former chief prosecutor for the terrorism trials at...

Video of Marine Atrocities Highlights Split Between Right Wing and Our Military

Jon Soltz | Posted 03.13.2012 | World
Jon Soltz

There are no words to express my disgust at the video making the rounds today, of U.S. Marines apparently urinating on the dead bodies of the Taliban.

A Pyrrhic Victory

Bruce Fein | Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics
Bruce Fein

The United States' extra-judicial killing of United States citizen Anwar al-Awlaki off the battlefield and unengaged in active hostilities against the...

War Zone Pregnancy Punishments Dropped

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A recent military policy that added pregnancy to the list of reasons a soldier could be disciplined in a war zone will be rescinded...

Constitutional Coup Averted In Illinois

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Illinois Supreme Court has just rejected what was in essence a coup attempt by the state Attorney General, which would have installed the Lt. Governor in Blagojevich's place.