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Summary of Salient Events Portend Ill For All The People (tags)
A notice follows for the benefit of all human beings.
Obama's Phony War on ISIS (tags)
Chicago's Catholic DePaul University's Dean Implicated in Assisting Torture (tags)
Chicago's Catholic University: DePaul's dean of Science: Gerald Koocher implicated in assisting the Defense Department's program of torture.
A New Perspective, Let My People Go (tags)
Message for peace on earth
Ashton Carter at DOD Means More War (tags)
Massive Pentagon Waste, Fraud and Grand Theft (tags)
Unaccountable: Private Military Contractor Abuses (tags)
Lies, Damn Lies, and Misreporting about Gitmo Detainees (tags)
Why won't the Pentagon help WikiLeaks redact documents? (tags)
"But yesterday, WikiLeaks the DoD itself released a letter -- dated August 16 (two days before the Newsweek article) -- which makes clear that WikiLeaks did exactly that which DoD officials denied they did: namely, they asked DoD for help redacting these remaining documents. That letter, written by DoD Legal Counsel Jeh Charles Johnson to WikiLeak's counsel, Timothy Matusheski, explicitly recounts -- contrary to the emphatic denials in Newsweek -- that WikiLeaks' lawyer had contacted the Pentagon and requested help in the "harm minimization" process. The DoD, however, is explicitly refusing to offer any help whatsoever."
Targeting Whistleblowers: Truth Telling Endangered (tags)
dissent and whistleblowers in America endangered.
Army to hire 3,000 Security Guards Eliminating Private Security Contractors (tags)
Guy James, President of the Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA, stated the decision to go from private contract security to DOD because of congressional mandates will affect many of these security police officers. Many of these officers presently work for Wackenhut Services Inc. WSI and the majority of them are unionized covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Furthermore there in no guarantee these officers will even be hired because they now have to reapply for their security jobs. Presently these Wackenhut Security police professionals enjoy job security, wage and benefit protection collective bargaining rights and RESPECT. James noted we refer security guards as security police professionals whereas the army refers them as "SECURITY GUARDS".
Guantanamo Detainee Deaths: Responding to the Defense Department's Whitewash (tags)
detainees were murdered
DEAR SENATOR... about those M-I-L-I-T-A-R-Y T-R-I-B-U-N-A-L-S .....? (tags)
LETTER TO SENATOR WHITEHOUSE ABOUT USE OF MILITARY TRIBUNALS IN THE US BY DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY......
Combat troops to replace support troops in Afghanistan as Obama’s war escalates (tags)
The Los Angeles Times reports on September 2nd that the Pentagon is planning on replacing up to 14,000 U.S. “support” troops in Afghanistan with “combat” troops (see http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/afghanistan/la-fg-afghan-troops2-2009sep02,0,6170770.story). The Times reports the support units will be replaced by "trigger-pullers,” according to Department of Defense (DOD) officials.
Bush administration claims U.S. military can police American citizens (tags)
The Bush administration indicates that the President is authorized by the Constitution and Title 10 (10 USC 331–334) to suppress insurrections, rebellions, and domestic violence.
DOD Contracts: A Bankrupt Nation & the U.S. Military Industrial Complex (tags)
A look at a few DOD Contracts from October, 2006-November, 2008. Makes one wonder where taxpayer monies have gone.
Documents describe human trafficking violations by DOD contractors in Iraq (tags)
With private security firm Blackwater USA under fire for its role in a recent shooting incident in Baghdad, new details are emerging about another problem involving contractors in Iraq: the working and living conditions of international laborers employed on U.S. government projects.
Local Marine Killed in Iraq (tags)
Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores was killed in the Sunday rollover near Al Asad, according to the DOD.
Repost of NBC News story on Pentagon spying (tags)
The story says that they spied on last year protest in Hollywood
IMC-Binghamton, Not L.A. Times, Broke Story on DoD Media Scandal (tags)
The breaking story about the U.S. military’s planting of prepackaged stories in foreign media – a “scoop” attributed to the L.A.. Times – has overlooked one critical factor: the Independent Media Center of Greater Binghamton, and not the L.A. Times, was the first media outlet across the globe to report on this propaganda-production endeavor, the brainchild of the U.S. Special Operations Command.
DOD numbers don't add up (tags)
Depending which documents one reads, The official US Department of Defense figures for the total number of US soldiers killed in Iraq is 1,814.
DoD Directive 1334.1, "Wearing of the Uniform", 05/17/2004 (tags)
I was not aware that the US Navy authorized wearing of uniform to a public demonstration.
Local Soldier Dies From Wounds Suffered in Iraq (tags)
Sgt. First Class Randy Duane Collins, 36, died Tuesday at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., according to a statement from the DOD.
Army Cancels Special Ops Bible Project, Seeks to Create Loophole to Evade FOIA Request (tags)
Rather than publicly disclose details about its planned production of 10,000 modified Bibles, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command has withdrawn a purchase order that it placed with the International Bible Society (IBS) to carry out the project
Judge Rules Forced Anthrax Inoculation Illegal (tags)
Despite confirming possible harm to unborn babies, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offered the vaccine to children and pregnant women.
Judge Rules Forced Anthrax Inoculation Illegal (tags)
Despite the fact that French soldiers during the Gulf War were not given the anthrax vaccine and do not exhibit any symptoms of GWS, many still debate whether or not the vaccine is truly to blame for syndrome.
Pentagon Whistleblower Reveals CIA- DoD Fiascos (tags)
The Pentagon whistleblower, Nelda Rogers, is a 28-year veteran debriefer for the Defense Department. She has become so concerned for her safety that she decided to tell the story about this latest CIA-military fiasco in Iraq.
BOHICA bend over, here it comes again. (tags)
So baby, how does it feel NOW?
Pentagon Whistleblower Reveals CIA/ DoD Fiascos (tags)
The problem became evident when “the operation in Iraq involved 100 people, all of whom apparently are now dead, having succumbed to so-called ‘friendly fire.’ The scope of this operation included the penetration of the Central Bank of Iraq, other large commercial banks in Baghdad, the Iraqi National Museum and certain presidential palaces where monies and bullion were secreted.”
The office of Special Plans (tags)
Seymour Hersh has written several articles in The New Yorker on the dynamics operating within the Department of Defense. His most recent, "Selective Intelligence" in the May 12 issue is a must read. He reveals a small group of insiders who now control military intelligence: The Office of Special Plans.
Animal Cruelty: Al-Qaeda's Got Nothin' on the US Military (tags)
The world is rightfully shocked at the alleged puppy experiments of Al-Qaeda. Unreported by the U.S. corporate media are the decades of animal cruelty inflicted by the U.S. Department of Defense. This brief expose reveals a history of U.S. animal abuse that makes Al-Qaeda look like good samaritans.