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Obama To Review Militarization Of Police

The White House will look at whether police departments are becoming too much like military organizations. The White House-led review will consider whether the government should continue providing such equipment and, if so, whether local authorities have sufficient training to use it appropriately, said senior administration and law enforcement officials. The government will also consider [...]

An attempt by the U.S. military to rescue American hostages in Syria has failed because they had the wrong location. A Pentagon spokesman gave few details but said the operation involved air and ground components and was focused on a “particular captor network” within the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS. The news comes [...]

Hank Johnson’s bill would stop the transfer of military equipment to police departments

North Korea’s threat concerns joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea

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If he were a deserter, to you think for two seconds that he’d be back at a military post? Short answer: No

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U.S. Special Operations forces captured one of the suspected ringleaders of the 2012 raid on the Benghazi compound. The officials said Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured Sunday near Benghazi by American troops, working alongside the FBI, following months of planning, and was now in U.S. custody “in a secure location outside Libya.” The officials said [...]

This is a good item to mention when a right-winger tells you we need more defense spending. The United States spent more than $3 million on eight patrol boats for the Afghan police, according to an internal audit released Thursday. That sentence is surprising for a few reasons: 1. Afghanistan is landlocked. 2. Not a [...]

Hatred of President Obama extends to an 89-year-old veteran who declined an invitation to meet with him during D-Day festivities in France, according to John Fund. [George Ciampa]  landed in Normandy as a soldier assigned to the 84th Graves Registration Unit. “I spent the next few years going from France to Germany helping to bury [...]

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