The Army private first class already knows he’s going to prison, having previously pled guilty to 10 charges relating to the disclosure of hundreds of thousands of government documents. Now, in a tightly guarded military courtroom at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland, Manning will face more serious charges including aiding the enemy.
If convicted on the remaining charges, the slightly built, 25-year-old Manning could spend the rest of his life [...]
The IRS unlawfully targeted conservative groups to silence the president’s critics in the middle of an election. This is a chilling abuse of power and we need to make sure it never happens again.
It’s time to abolish the IRS!
We need to reform our tax system so the IRS no longer has an army of agents to police every aspect of our lives. We need a tax code that is simple, [...]
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto argued Japan’s wartime practice of forcing Asian women into prostitution was necessary to maintain army discipline
He now claims other countries including U.S. and Britain used sex slaves
A Japanese politician who sparked an international row after claiming the use of sex slaves during WWII was justified has tried to shift the blame by accusing other country’s of using the same practice.
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, co-leader of an emerging nationalist [...]
The Department of Defense confirms to NBC 5 Investigates that accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan has now been paid more than $278,000 since the Nov. 5, 2009 shooting that left 13 dead 32 injured. The Army said under the Military Code of Justice, Hasan’s salary cannot be suspended unless he is proven guilty.
If Hasan had been a civilian defense department employee, NBC 5 Investigates has learned, the Army could have [...]
Three families of Navy SEAL Team VI Special Forces servicemen and another family of an Army National Guardsman are scheduled to appear at a press conference on Thursday to “disclose never before revealed information about how and why their sons along with 26 others died in a fatal helicopter crash in Afghanistan,” according to a press release issued by the families.
The helicopter, carrying 25 members of [...]
The Korean People’s Army — an umbrella organization composed of ground, air, naval, missile and special operations forces — ranks in personnel numbers as the fourth-largest military in the world. The large, forward-deployed military can inflict great damage on South Korea despite serious resource shortfalls and aging hardware, the report said, but the strength of the U.S.-South Korean alliance deters North Korea from conducting attacks on its southern neighbor.
April 16, 2013
A decorated war veteran on a Boy Scout hike with his 15-year-old son was arrested alongside a Texas country road after a police officer accused him of “rudely displaying” a firearm.
Army Master Sgt. C.J. Grisham told Fox News he was illegally disarmed by members of the Temple Police Dept. – even though he held the proper permits to carry his weapons.
Grisham and his son were on [...]
“The homeland cannot be considered a sanctuary as it has been for generations,” said Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs. “It was the specific North Korean threat that caused this thinking to occur.”
North Korea watchers remain uncertain on who is actually in control in the reclusive communist state. Kim Jong Un, believed to be 29, inherited his title of supreme leader upon his father’s death in [...]
North Korea has put its artillery and “strategic” rocket units on combat ready, with orders to prepare for strikes against the US mainland, Hawaii and Guam.
The Korean People’s Army supreme command reportedly ordered “all artillery troops including strategic rocket units and long-range artillery units to be placed under class-A combat readiness”.
The units should be prepared to attack “all US military bases in the Asia-Pacific region, including the US mainland, Hawaii [...]
The Denver Post, on February 15th, ran an Associated Press article entitled Homeland Security aims to buy 1.6b rounds of ammo, so far to little notice.
It confirmed that the Department of Homeland Security has issued an open purchase order for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition.
As reported elsewhere, some of this purchase order is for hollow-point rounds, forbidden by international law for use in war, along with a frightening amount specialized [...]
Two days after 21 Filipino UN peacekeepers were kidnapped by Syrian rebels in the village of Jamlah, situated less than a mile from the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, eight other UN monitors from the Philippines abandoned their position on Friday and crossed the border into Israel.
8 UN vehicles enter Syrian village to collect UN hostages held by rebel group says AFP
#BreakingNews : UN vehicles seen entering border Syrian village Jamleh now [...]
Internment camps for political dissidents in the U.S. aren’t a conspiracy theory. The Department of Defense document entitled “INTERNMENT AND RESETTLEMENT OPERATIONS” or FM 3-39.40 proves this beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Download link for FM 3-39.40:
Army hiring for these internment camps:
Many conservatives and Republicans are greeting the looming sequestration spending cuts with a collective yawn. “The much-ballyhooed ‘sequester’ is a cut of $85 billion in a nearly $4 trillion federal budget. Good, let’s do it,” writes one contributor to National Review Online‘s symposium on sequestration.
It’s true that sequestration is a tiny cut to total federal spending. But it is also true that sequestration is a major cut to defense spending.
- See [...]
January 31, 2013
On Wednesday the residents of Galveston, Texas, endured what folks in Houston and Miami did earlier this week – an “urban warfare” exercise conducted by the U.S. military.
“If you hear a lot of loud noises in Galveston tonight, it’s probably part of a military training exercise,” KTRK-TV in Houston reported. “According to the Galveston County Daily News, the Army is using the old jail on 17th Street for a night [...]
The Defense Department has no idea whether or not it is violating U.S. sanctions by indirectly purchasing Iranian oil for the Afghan security forces, according to a new report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR).
The United States paid for the purchase and delivery of fuel to the Afghan security forces for years, totaling $1.1 billion for just the Afghan army since 2007. But the Pentagon’s lack of internal controls [...]
January 28, 2013
French-led troops surrounded Mali’s fabled desert city of Timbuktu Monday after seizing its airport in a lightning advance against Islamists who have been driven from key northern strongholds.
French paratroopers swooped in to block any fleeing Islamists while ground troops coming from the south seized the airport in the ancient city which has been one of the bastions of the extremists who have controlled the north for 10 months.
France begins Mali military intervention
President Hollande confirms French forces are supporting Bamako’s counter-offensive against al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
President Francois Hollande has said France is intervening to stop al-Qaeda-linked fighters in Mali who have been moving toward the capital, Bamako.
The announcement by the leader of France, the former colonial overseer in West Africa, came on Friday after Mali’s interim president Dioncounda Traore appealed for French help in stopping the rebels’ advance.
“I have agreed to Mali’s [...]
Jan 6, 2013
The US Defense Department has prepared plans for a smaller presence in Afghanistan after the White House insisted on examining the option of leaving fewer troops in the country after 2014 than was initially proposed, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The newspaper said the plans now prepared by the Pentagon call for leaving roughly 3,000, 6,000 or 9,000 US troops in the country.
Those troops would launch strikes against militants [...]
More American soldiers on active duty committed suicide than were killed in combat last year, with the suicide rate rising by nine per cent over the last three years.
177 soldiers on active duty killed themselves in 2012 – almost one suicide every other day – compared to 176 killed in action.
Department for Defense figures show in 2011 165 active soldiers committed suicide and 156 killed themselves in 2010.
‘An outrage’: More [...]
Pssst: Homeland Security is the ARMY OF THE BANKERS TO ENSLAVE YOU and not to protect you from anything.
This is a no brainer for anyone with intelligence above room temperature.
One prominent figure missing from the crucial 18th Communist Party congress, which continues this week, is China’s first lady-in-waiting.
Known to hundreds of millions of Chinese for her career as a singer of stirring folk tunes, Peng Liyuan’s fame has long eclipsed that of her husband, China’s next president, Xi Jinping – which may be one reason the pop star has been keeping a low profile.
“If this were the West, one [...]
President Obama’s reelection campaign, openly concerned that his supporters will be turned away from the polls, is offering legal help to voters who see problems.
The president today said in an interview that the campaign has enlisted an army of lawyers to clear hurdles away for his supporters, telling American Urban Radio Networks, “If people have problems voting, we can solve those problems. We’ve got lawyers all across the country.”
Urging supporters [...]
On September 10, 2012, the amateurish, anti-Muslim YouTube video “Innocence of Muslims” had been on the Internet for three months with exactly seventeen views.
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, UN Ambassador Susan Rice, and an army of Obama surrogates conducted a media blitz blaming this obscure video no one had seen for the entire Middle East exploding on 9/11, including a “protest turned violent” at the Libyan consulate that killed Ambassador Chris [...]
October 26, 2012
Referred to only as “Soldier X” under promise of anonymity, an Army National Guardsman spoke via phone with Infowars Nightly News Producer Rob Dew regarding a recent briefing his unit underwent on actions the military would take in the event that an Obama election loss sparked rioting in America’s streets.
Russia is installing an advanced anti-aircraft missile system in its southern military region in reaction to Turkey’s deployment of a NATO missile system, a report says.
Russian Col. Igor Gorbul said the army will complete the installation of S-400 anti-aircraft missiles by the end of this year, the Turkish daily Hurriyet reported on Wednesday.
Gorbul also stated that the new missiles can destroy ultra-stratospheric and ballistic missiles and all types of airplanes.
NATO’s missile system [...]
The US and Israel will commence the largest-ever joint air defense drill of its kind in Israel on October 21, an army source said on Tuesday.
The exercise, named Austere Challenge 12, was originally scheduled for last spring but was postponed due to regional tensions with Iran.
On October 14, large numbers of American soldiers are expected to begin arriving in Israel, where they will set up aerial defense positions on Israeli [...]
September 30, 2012
U.S. military deaths in the Afghan war have reached 2,000, a cold reminder of the human cost of an 11-year-old conflict that garners little public interest at home as the United States prepares to withdraw most of its combat forces by the end of 2014.
The toll has climbed steadily in recent months with a spate of attacks by Afghan army and police against American and NATO troops, [...]
Fed agencies defend fortunes spent on hippest chairs in the office
BY MARK STRICHERZ TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Federal bureaucrats are addicted to Aerons, the trendy ergonomic chairs that can sell for more than $1,000 apiece.
An investigation by The Daily reveals that federal government agencies bought 1,002 ergonomic chairs from 2005 to 2011. All but 194 of them were Aerons.
Uncle Sam spent at least $497,494 on the chairs during that period, at an [...]
The Sunday Telegraph has learnt that Gen Sir David Richards, the Chief of the Defence Staff, has been involved in deciding how to deal with the embarrassment of the Army’s highest-profile officer cavorting with a naked girl during a game of “strip billiards”.
He has made clear that the head of the Army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, must decide what action should be taken over the Prince’s conduct.
Both men are understood to [...]
quite realistic for now already…
Gemonoid HI-1 Android Prototype :
Woman Android : even talking, at 0.46 its freaky real.
UPDATE : FUTURE ARMY ROBOT WORRIOR ! : COOL MOVIE !!
Boston Dynamics wins contract to produce humanoid robots
Android robot prostitutes could replace humans by 2050
well i prefer the real thing, real love, no robot needed for me :)
While the world persists in looking for signs of pragmatism in the Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsy is quietly taking over all the power bases in the country.
Having gotten rid of the army old guard, he replaced them with his own men – officers belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood or known sympathizers. Then he turned his attention to the media, replacing 50 editors working for the government’s extensive and influential press [...]
BREAKING: URGENT: VICE PRESIDENT FAROUK AL SHARAA HAS DEFECTED
Breaking Banner on Hurriyet Daily
“Vice President Syria also defected to rebels’
AMSTERDAM – The Syrian Vice President Farouk al-Sharaa would have gone over to the side of the insurgents.
Reports that the Arab TV station Al-Arabiya.
Sharaa called the army on Thursday in a statement in itself to join the” revolution”. Since 2006, he was the second man in Damascus.
Report: Syrian vice president said [...]
An Israeli soldier faces just a 45-day jail term for the murder of two Gaza civilians carrying a white flag, after the military courts agreed a plea bargain on Sunday, the army and local media said.
The sniper, identified by Israeli media as “staff sergeant S,” was charged with manslaughter in 2010 over the fatal shooting of 64-year-old Riyeh Abu Hajaj and her daughter Majda Abu Hajaj, 37, during Israel’s 22-day [...]