"Reuters - Gunmen at a makeshift checkpoint
dragged at least 47 people from their cars, shot them and
dumped their bodies in a village ditch near Baghdad on
Thursday, Iraqi police, Interior Ministry and local officials
"Reuters - An Australian television station on
Wednesday broadcast what it said were previously unpublished
images of physical abuse of Iraqi prisoners inside the U.S.-run
Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad."
US Prepares Military Blitz against Iran's Nuclear Sites
InternationalStrategists at the Pentagon are drawing up plans for devastating bombing raids backed by submarine-launched ballistic missile attacks against Iran's nuclear sites as a "last resort" to block...
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"In his proposed nearly $2.8 trillion budget President Bush is calling for major increases in defense spending but deep cuts in Medicare and other domestic social programs. Under the proposed budget, defense spending will increase nearly 7 percent to $440 billion. If approved...
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"AP - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on Wednesday disputed reports suggesting that the U.S. military is stretched thin and close to a snapping point from operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, asserting "the force is not broken.""
AP - Peace activists are protesting plans for a military flyover at the city's annual Martin Luther King Jr. march, saying the gesture runs counter to the nonviolent beliefs of the civil rights leader.
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Ad wasn't an attack on military: Paul Martin — Paul Martin defended the series of controversial ads his Liberal Party unleashed this week and continued his attack on Stephen Harper, painting him as a leader who subscribes to a far right-wing ideology. ...
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US Rep. Murtha says he wouldn't join military now — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. John Murtha, a key Democratic voice who favors pulling U.S. troops from Iraq, said in remarks airing on Monday that he would not join the U.S. military today. — ...
When the Solomon Amendment, the law that requires universities to allow military recruiters on campus, first passed in 1995, the bill's co-sponsor Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA) declared an intention to "send a...
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AP - A Bush administration lawyer told the Supreme Court Tuesday that colleges cannot turn away military recruiters in protest of the Pentagon's policy on gays if the universities also want to receive federal money.