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Iran threatens to hit US targets worldwide

Iran threatens to hit US targets worldwide

Russia Today is reporting that the Iranian ambassador to Moscow says that Iran can and will hit United States Targets.  The United States says that this is dangerous rhetoric but has passed it off as typical of Iran. On Wednesday the Iranian ambassador to Moscow, Seyed Mahmoud-Reza Sajjadi declared that Iran has the capabilities of carrying out military strikes on US interests around the globe. This comes after President Obama [...]

President Obama weekend Schedule February 4-5, 2012

President Obama weekend Schedule February 4-5, 2012

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2012 AND SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012   On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.   Saturday, February 4, 2012   EST   7:45AM          Pool Call Time   Sunday, February 5, 2012   EST   10:00AM        Pool Call Time     Schedule for the Week of February 6, 2012   On Monday, the President will attend meetings at [...]

Afghanistan:  Will NATO face the Same Fate as the Soviet Union?

Afghanistan: Will NATO face the Same Fate as the Soviet Union?

Ten years, billions of dollars and precious blood have been investetd in Afghanistan.  Now, in it’s 11th year, the United States and NATO are second guessing themselves of what has actually accomplished.   France’s President Sarkozy has given notice that France will withdraw a year earlier than planned and Hamid Karzai is set to hold peace talks with the Taliban.   Women in Afghanistan are concerned that their liberties will be bargained [...]

If the Taliban are Not the Enemy, Who Killed All those NATO Soldiers?

If the Taliban are Not the Enemy, Who Killed All those NATO Soldiers?

NATO casualties during Operation Enduring Freedom have reached a total of 2,836 since 2001.  In 2001 the coalition lost 12 soldiers, while the high points was 711 in 2010.   This year 555 soldiers lost their life in Afghanistan, 411 of those were American.  Yet Vice President Joe Biden says the Taliban, per se, are not our enemy.   If this is the case, who killed all those soldiers? “Look, the Taliban [...]

8 US Soldiers Charged in Death of Comrade in Afghanistan

8 US Soldiers Charged in Death of Comrade in Afghanistan

KABUL — Eight American soldiers deployed in Afghanistanhave been charged in connection with the Oct. 3 death of a comrade who apparently committed suicide in a guard tower, U.S. military officials said Wednesday.Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, an infantryman, died from an “apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound” at a small combat outpost in Kandahar Province, according to a statement issued by the NATO command in southern Afghanistan. Military officials declined Wednesday to [...]

13 NATO Troops, 12 American and 1 Canadian Killed in Taliban  Attacks in Afghanistan

13 NATO Troops, 12 American and 1 Canadian Killed in Taliban Attacks in Afghanistan

Amidst a time line to withdraw NATO and US troops by 2014, the Taliban, linked to the Haqqani network in Pakistan, have again penetrated NATO defences.  A suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying NATO troops,  killed 13 foreign troops.  It was earlier reported that all 13 soldiers were American, but the Canadian Department of Defence  has confirmed that one of the troops was Canadian.  The attack also killed four Afghans. [...]

NATO Declares that Libya Mission Will End October 31st

NATO Declares that Libya Mission Will End October 31st

One day after the United Nations voted to end the Libya mission on October 31st, NATO Ambassadors agreed to end the seven month mission on Monday.  The declaration comes despite pleas by Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) to extend the mission to the end of the year.  Libya’s NTC fears that Gaddafi loyalists may reconstitute. Operation Unified Protector, NATO’s seven month mission, flew more than 26,000 missions, attacking 6,000 targets [...]

New Video Shows Unguarded Libyan Surface-to-Air Missiles

New Video Shows Unguarded Libyan Surface-to-Air Missiles

A month after U.S. officials told ABC News they were moving quickly to secure unguarded weapons in Libya, human rights investigators have found a huge cache of unprotected weapons, including bombs, tank shells and dozens of surface-to-air missiles, in the city of Sirte. “Anybody want a surface-to-air missile?” asks Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director of Human Rights Watch, in a video shot Sunday in near where Moammar Gadhafi and his son [...]

NATO Considers Extending Libya Mission

NATO Considers Extending Libya Mission

On Friday Muammar Gaddafi was captured and killed.  After four days of display in a commercial meat locker he has been buried in a secret location in the Southern Libyan desert.  A formal decision to end the NATO was to be made today.  In the meantime Libya has been declared liberated and there was almost a “Mission Accomplished” moment for President Obama.  No so fast, it seems that Libya is [...]

Gadhafi's son, Saif Al-Islam, says he will exact revenge on the 'Rats'

Gadhafi's son, Saif Al-Islam, says he will exact revenge on the 'Rats'

Anyone remember the George Bush appearance with a Mission Acompllsieh Banner behind?  Seems the Obama administration may have claimed victory in Libya too quickly.  But since the economy in America is so poor, Obama has to claim victory for something…. The Anti-Bush has become the very President He despised. Seems the remaining sons of Gaddafi  intend to bring retaliation to those who killed their Father.  Get this, They call Gaddafi [...]

How Did Gaddafi Die?

How Did Gaddafi Die?

By Karl Gotthardt The Mad Dog of Libya is dead.  The question now being asked is, “How did  the Dictator Die?”  There are conflicting reports, images and videos on how Gaddafi met his demise.  One account says that Gaddafi’s convoy was attacked from the air by French war planes and that a U.S. drone was also involved. While Mammud Jibril, the head of the National Transitional Council, said that Gaddafi [...]

President Obama Statement on the Death of Muammar Qaddafi – Rose Garden – October 20, 2011

President Obama Statement on the Death of Muammar Qaddafi – Rose Garden – October 20, 2011

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE DEATH OF MUAMMAR QADDAFI – Rose Garden –  2:07 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Today, the government of Libya announced the death of Muammar Qaddafi.  This marks the end of a long and painful chapter for the people of Libya, who now have the opportunity to determine their own destiny in a new and democratic Libya. For four decades, the Qaddafi regime [...]

Gaddafi Killed in or Near Sirte

Gaddafi Killed in or Near Sirte

By Karl Gotthardt The Libyan Dictator Muammed Gaddafi, according Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has been killed during the liberation of his hometown of Sirte.   Reuters and the NTC (National Transitional Council) said that the dictator was killed after being found in a bunker.  While the reports are still sketchy there are conflicting reports. Initial reports indicated that Gaddafi was in a bunker and was wounded in both legs by [...]

Canadian Report Says NATO Bred Mistrust in Afghanistan

Canadian Report Says NATO Bred Mistrust in Afghanistan

A report released by two Canadian military historians, Jack Granatstein and David Bercuson, says that Canada should think long and hard before entering another coalition, similar to NATO.  The report says that NATO bred mistrust in Afghanistan.  Part of the problem was the caveats placed on troops of other nations.  These restrictions, according to the report, hampered decisions by commanders on the ground. The report lays much of the blame [...]

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text messages letters to my ex to think about me

how to make my virgin ex come back getting back my ex husband texts to win a guy back how to make an ex boyfriend jealous a love letter to your ex boyfriend i want you back by Karl Gotthardt- Canadian Politics and Military Affairs Editor Politics, Al Qaeda,World markets and the Presidential election have taken up the world news this week. While the focus of the media has concentrated [...]