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We're Gonna Train 'Em: The Fallacy of American Total Make-Over in Iraq

John Brown | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
John Brown

What were/are we training Iraqis for? Should not the training, for a country we knew nothing about but were trying to "save," have been the other way around?

Military Training Altered Due To Budget Cuts

AP | BRETT BARROUQUERE and SUSANNE M. SCHAFER | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Budget cuts to the military have forced installations around the country to alter training exercises and daily routines to...

Pile of Skulls

Robert Koehler | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The Global Terrorism Index indicates that terrorist incidents across the globe have increased pretty much every year since 9/11 and the onset of the "war on terror."

Military Halts Use Of Muslim Women In Hijab Image For Target Training

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 07.03.2012 | Religion

The Navy has stopped using targets featuring Muslim women in hijabs at the new SEAL training range in Fort Story, reports The Virginian-Pilot. Ac...

More Atrocities in Afghanistan - Why Are We Surprised?

Steve Nelson | Posted 07.03.2012 | World
Steve Nelson

Here we go again. Photos published several weeks ago (taken in 2010) showed U.S. soldiers displaying the corpses and body parts of alleged Afghan ins...

Qur'an Burnings Indicate Need for Mission Overhaul

Lisa Schirch | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Lisa Schirch

International forces need to make cultural sensitivity a priority in a mission focused on protecting civilians and addressing root causes through supporting governance and diplomacy, not waging war.

The Truth About My Trip To Hanoi

Jane Fonda | Posted 09.21.2011 | World
Jane Fonda

It is unconscionable that extremist groups circulate letters which accuse me of horrific things, saying that I am a traitor. These lies have circulated for almost 40 years, continually reopening the wound of the Vietnam War.

South Korea Soldiers Do Bare-Chested Snow Training

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following an exchange of artillery fire last November, tensions between the two Koreas remain at an all-time high. And as the AFP is reporting, South...

Yes, War Does Have Rules

Bill Van Esveld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Van Esveld

Many Israelis take the laws of war seriously. Yet Israel has not incorporated them into domestic legislation; Israeli military law does not specify various war crimes.

Primary Image on Drudge Report While Soldiers Were Being Slaughtered at Fort Hood...

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Martin Lewis

With unwitting but impeccable timing, the sole banner advertisement prominently emblazoned on Drudge Thursday was the image of a discharged member of the military brandishing his M16 rifle.

The Next US Invasion -- at a Campus Near You

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Schwartz

People in universities are committed to establishing a "veteran friendly" campus, and some believe that bringing ROTC onto campus is a way to make veterans feels more comfortable. This is simply not true.

Deaths at Fort Hood

Louise Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louise Farr

The military is a world of its own, and its psychologists and psychiatrists are doing nothing less than attempting to upend an entrenched culture.