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US attack kills 7 in central Yemen: Pentagon

US attack kills 7 in central Yemen: Pentagon

  A file photo of US army forces At least seven people have lost their lives in a US ground and aerial operation in Yemen’s central province of Ma’rib, the Pentagon says. Centcom, the US military command in the Middle East, said in a statement that the Tuesday raid had been carried out with the […]

War President: Pentagon wants to declare more parts of world as temporary battlefields

War President: Pentagon wants to declare more parts of world as temporary battlefields

“Accordingly, the proposal would lower a threshold for ensuring the safety of civilians in such strikes, from a “near certainty” that civilians would not be harmed to “reasonable certainty”, similar to the standard on official battlefields.” Spencer Ackerman in New York Donald Trump’s administration is considering a military proposal that would designate various undeclared battlefields […]

Syrian War Report – February 16, 2017: Pentagon To Deploy Conventional Ground Forces To Syria?

Syrian War Report – February 16, 2017: Pentagon To Deploy Conventional Ground Forces To Syria?

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces have liberated the villages of Rasm al-Kama, Rasm al-Kabir and Shuwaylekh from ISIS terrorists in the province of Aleppo. The operation was heavily supported by the Russian air power. ISIS-linked sources say that over 40 airstrikes were recently delivered in the Kuweires Airbase countryside. The Syrian army and the National […]

Gambling with the gov’t’s dime: Pentagon employees used work credit cards at casinos, strip clubs

Gambling with the gov’t’s dime: Pentagon employees used work credit cards at casinos, strip clubs

It’s no surprise that government workers like to party ‒ just look at the myriad Secret Service and Drug Enforcement Agency scandals. Even the Pentagon has gotten in on the action, with employees using government travel cards at strip clubs and casinos. Not only did Defense Department employees improperly use their work credit cards, but […]

VOICE OF AMERICA: Pentagon revolts against cooperation with Russia on Syria

VOICE OF AMERICA: Pentagon revolts against cooperation with Russia on Syria

– Editor’s note:  Since when do generals make foreign policy?  I do so love it when the US talks about “indiscriminate bombing” after supporting the Saudi genocide for the past 2 years, supplying cluster bombs and refueling which kills only civilians…. Gordon. – Commander of the US operation in Iraq and Syria, Lt. Gen. Stephen […]

Pentagon withdraws assets from Riyadh amid mounting death toll in Saudi-led Yemen war

Pentagon withdraws assets from Riyadh amid mounting death toll in Saudi-led Yemen war

The US forces assisting the Saudi-led coalition in coordinating air strikes in Yemen have largely withdrawn from Riyadh in an apparent move to distance themselves from the mounting civilian death toll in the 17-month long conflict, Reuters has learned. TrendsYemen unrest In addition to withdrawing air support personnel, Lieutenant Ian McConnaughey, a US Navy spokesman […]

Pentagon can’t account for $6.5 trillion of taxpayer money – IG report

Pentagon can’t account for $6.5 trillion of taxpayer money – IG report

The Pentagon failed to account for $6.5 trillion in its financial statement, a recently-recovered Inspector General’s report on the 2015 fiscal year said. It reveals the audit of the Department of Defense was “materially misstated.” The army failed to provide “accurate, complete, timely and well-supported” documents that could have explained the use of trillions of […]

Why Pentagon Mistook Russian GLONASS Station in Nicaragua For Spy Base

Why Pentagon Mistook Russian GLONASS Station in Nicaragua For Spy Base

Reports that Russia is supposedly constructing an electronic surveillance site in Nicaragua disguised as a GLONASS satellite navigation tracking station are not grounded in reality, Russian experts and officials say. The signals intelligence base is allegedly a part of an $80 million arms deal inked in 2015 that will see Moscow deliver 50 T-72 tanks to Managua, defense […]

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