December 13, 2001 :: "U.S. bombers sent up huge plumes of smoke along a mountain ridge near the eastern village of Tora Bora. The range of hills and valleys is home to networks of caves harbouring an unknown number of Al-Qaida fighters and possibly Bin Laden, the man...
October 16, 1941 - After meeting FDR, Secretary of War Henry Stimson
wrote: "We face the delicate question of the diplomatic fencing to be
done so as to be sure Japan is put into the wrong and makes the first
bad move -- overt move." On November 25, 1941 - After
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"I want you to know that your government has no information which it
has any thought of withholding from you.... You are, I believe, the
most enlightened and best informed people in all the world." President Franklin D. Roosevelt. September 1939.
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June 8, 2001 :: It doesn't matter how many times you prove it. Wait
five years and you have to prove it all over again. Take Pearl Harbor.
The fact that FDR knew the Japanese were going to attack is something
that should now be solid American history.
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June 6, 2001::Robert Ogg had been in Naval Intelligence during the war.
Ogg had detected the presence of a Japanese task force working its way
toward Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. The Japanese force had been
under radio silence. But the silence had been broken on a number...
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"BAGHDAD, Iraq | The man who supervised the bombers of a revered Shiite shrine in Samarra last February, an act that set off a wave of brutal sectarian violence, has been captured.
Iraq’s national security adviser, Mowaffak al-Rubaie, said the second-ranking leader of...
A code clerk at the U.S. embassy in London discovered secret dispatches
between Roosevelt and Churchill. These revealed that FDR, despite
contrary campaign promises, was determined to engage America in the
war. He smuggled some of the documents out of the embassy, hoping...
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"When the Japanese attack hit Pearl Harbor, the targets they found were
older relics from a bygone age; the 21 modern ships of the Pacific
fleet, including the two carriers, were safely out of harm's way."
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"Robert Stinnett, who served in the U.S. Navy with distinction during
World War II, examines recently declassified American documents and
concludes that, far more than merely knowing of the Japanese plan to
bomb Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt deliberately steered Japan into war...
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"President Bush is making a new push to boost public support for the war in Iraq, casting it as a crucial component of a broader battle against terror. In a speech to a veteran's group in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mr. Bush intensified a crucial election year debate on his Iraq...
A "High-Five", or "High-Fiving", is when two people each raise one hand, to slap the raised hand of the other. The "High", is the arm extended in the air, and the "Five", is the five fingers of the hand. This is done when two people...
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