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August 25th, 2009

Deadliest year for troops in Afghanistan

By Sardar Ahmad (AFP) KABUL — A roadside bomb blast killed four US soldiers in Afghanistan on Tuesday, making 2009 the deadliest year recorded for foreign troops in the country since the US-led invasion ousted the Taliban in 2001.The grim milestone was likely to further fuel political debate in Washington, ... continue reading

August 23rd, 2009

Two soldiers killed on foot patrol, taking Afghan death toll to 206

• One of the casualties was sent as a reinforcement • Bodies of four others returned to the UK By Jo Adetunji and Sam Jones / Guardian Two British soldiers were killed in an explosion in north Helmand, Afghanistan, on Thursday morning as people voted in the country's presidential election, ... continue reading

August 23rd, 2009

Soldier From Concord Killed In Afghanistan

US Army Infantryman Killed Thursday WMUR 9 CONCORD, N.H. -- Army Spc. Justin Pellerin, 21, of Concord, was killed in Afghanistan Thursday while serving with his unit. The soldier is reported to be 21-year-old Justin Pellerin, a U.S. Army infantryman. Pellerin was a member of a unit based out of ... continue reading

August 23rd, 2009

West Michigan welcomes home Middleville soldier killed in Afghanistan

By Nate Reens / Grand Rapids Press A weeping Donna Roush welcomed her middle son, U.S. Army Cpl. Nick Roush, home Friday, meeting his flag-draped casket, bending over and embracing it. Supported by family members, the proud mother of a fallen soldier stepped away as a U.S. Army Reserve National ... continue reading

August 6th, 2009

Support for Afghan war drops, CNN poll finds

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A new national poll indicates that support among Americans for the war in Afghanistan has hit a new low. Forty-one percent of people questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey released Thursday say they favor the war in Afghanistan -- down 9 points from May, when CNN ... continue reading

July 28th, 2009

Armageddon at the Top of the World: Not! Juan Cole

TomDispatchWHAT, what, what, What's the news from Swat? Sad news, Bad news, Comes by the cable led Through the Indian Ocean's bed, Through the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and the Med- Iterranean -- he 's dead; The Ahkoond is dead! -- George Thomas Lanigan Despite being among the poorest ... continue reading

July 27th, 2009

Casualties of War, Part I: The hell of war comes home

By Dave Phillips / Colorado Springs GazetteBefore the murders started, Anthony Marquez’s mom dialed his sergeant at Fort Carson to warn that her son was poised to kill. It was February 2006, and the 21-year-old soldier had not been the same since being wounded and coming home from Iraq eight ... continue reading

July 20th, 2009

Four U.S. soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

The incident in the country's dangerous eastern region bordering Pakistan pushes the American death toll in July to 30.By Laura King / Los Angeles Times Reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb killed four American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan today, adding to the toll in what has already been ... continue reading

July 16th, 2009

Fallen soldier's body returns home

By Barrett J. Brunsman / Cincinnati EnquirerBATAVIA TWP. - A large crowd that included hundreds of children stood in front of Amelia High School on Wednesday night to salute Army Spc. Gregory James Missman, the first Clermont County resident to die while serving in Afghanistan."I have the utmost respect for ... continue reading

July 9th, 2009

Local soldier killed in Afghanistan

By Barrett J. Brunsman / Cincinnati EnquirerUNION TWP. – A Clermont County solider has died of wounds suffered in Afghanistan. Word was received this morning that Gregory James Missman died from injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device, said Keith Maupin of the Yellow Ribbon Support Center here. A 1993 ... continue reading

July 9th, 2009

Two Georgia Guardsmen Killed in Afghanistan

By Tuquyen Mach / WSAVDefense officials say two Georgia soldiers were killed in action while serving in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan Tuesday. According to the Department of Defense, Sgt. Brock Henry Chavers Sr., 25, of Statesboro, and Spc. Isaac Lee Johnson Jr., 24, of Columbus, died from injuries from ... continue reading

July 5th, 2009

Hempstead Native Among 4 Soldiers Killed in Iraq

By Kevin Maurer WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Four North Carolina National Guard soldiers, including one with roots on Long Island, were killed in Baghdad on the last day of regular combat operations for U.S. forces in Iraqi cities, the military said Thursday. It was the North Carolina National Guard's largest ... continue reading

July 4th, 2009

Marines Seek to Cut Afghan Insurgent Supply Lines

US Marines push deeper into southern Afghan towns, seeking to cut insurgent supply linesBy Jason Straziuso and Chris Brummitt / Associated Press NAWA, Afghanistan — U.S. Marines pushed deeper into Taliban areas of southern Afghanistan on Friday, seeking to cut insurgent supply lines and win over local elders on the ... continue reading

June 22nd, 2009

Foreign soldiers among dozens killed in Afghanistan: officials

KABUL (AFP) — Four foreign soldiers were killed and dozens of Afghans, mostly Taliban militants, have been killed in two days of violence across insurgency-hit Afghanistan, authorities said Saturday. One soldier serving with the US-led coalition was killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday. "A coalition service ... continue reading

June 22nd, 2009

2 Illinois guardsmen killed in Afghanistan

Families, communities remember soldiers from Downstate Illinois By Kim Janssen / Chicago Tribune Two Illinois National Guard soldiers were killed Friday by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, adding to a death toll on pace to make June one of the deadliest months for U.S.-led forces since the war began. Staff ... continue reading

June 19th, 2009

2 US-Allied Soldiers, 25 Taliban Killed In Afghanistan

KABUL (AFP) -- Two U.S.-led coalition soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Friday when a bomb struck their convoy, as authorities said at least 25 militants and a policeman died in various military operations. The bomb struck the soldiers on the outskirts of Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar, the U.S. ... continue reading

June 18th, 2009

Salem soldier, 23, dies in Iraq blast

By James A. Kimble / Eagle TribuneSALEM – A 23-year-old local soldier, who worked as an explosives expert, was killed in Iraq over the weekend while trying to disarm a roadside bomb. Staff Sgt. Edmond Lo, a 2004 graduate of Salem High School, was on his second tour of duty ... continue reading

June 14th, 2009

Canadian soldier killed defusing bomb in southern Afghanistan

CBC A Canadian soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan on Sunday when an improvised explosive device he was trying to defuse exploded, the military said. Cpl. Martin Dubé, 35, was a combat engineer from the 5 Combat Engineer Regiment based at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier, near Quebec City. An Afghan ... continue reading

June 13th, 2009

Soldier killed on duty in Afghanistan

By Lisa Fogarty / Queens ChronicleArmy Spc. Roberto Hernandez II, 21, of Far Rockaway was killed on June 2 while serving in Afghanistan, military officials said. Hernandez died in the province of Paktya of wounds sustained when his mounted patrol was attacked with an improvised explosive device and small arms ... continue reading

June 7th, 2009

Communities grieve for dead guardsmen

Associated Press ATLANTA — Three Georgia communities are grieving after three members of a Georgia National Guard unit deployed less than a month ago died in an attack in Afghanistan this week. The Pentagon identified the men as Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, 37, of Lula; Staff Sgt. John C. Beale, ... continue reading

June 7th, 2009

3 members of 48th die in Afghanistan Three members of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade were killed in Afghanistan on Thursday, the Army announced. All three were members of the 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, operating out of Calhoun. Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, 37, of Lula, Staff Sgt. John C. Beale, ... continue reading

June 2nd, 2009

Four US soldiers among 28 killed in Afghan unrest

KABUL (AFP) — A surge in militant-linked unrest across Afghanistan left 28 people dead including four US soldiers killed in bomb strikes near the capital, officials said Monday. Violence has picked up across the war-scarred country in recent weeks with Afghan and international troops launching operations to clear out insurgents ... continue reading

May 23rd, 2009

3 GIs among 25 killed in 3 attacks in Iraq

By Liz Sly and Usama Redha / Los Angeles Times Three American soldiers on foot patrol were among 25 people killed in Iraq Thursday in an upsurge of violence that brought to 60 the number killed over a 24-hour period, the U.S. military and Iraqi police said. The Americans were ... continue reading

April 6th, 2009

33 Iraqis, 1 U.S. Troop Killed In Violence

String Of Bomb Attacks In Baghdad Wounds More Than 90; 1st Troop Death Reported In About 3 Weeks (CBS/AP) A string of deadly bombings in Baghdad killed 33 people and wounded more than 90 others, as the U.S. military also reported its first combat death in Iraq in about three ... continue reading

April 6th, 2009

After 18-year ban, media see return of war dead

Photographers get OK from family to attend solemn ceremony at base Associated Press DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware - The Pentagon's 18-year ban on media covering the return of fallen U.S. service members ended with a solemn ceremony for the arrival of a flag-draped casket of an airman felled in ... continue reading

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Apr 15th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law Donna Smith Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? Donna Smith We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Mar 10th
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Mar 10th
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Mar 7th
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Mar 6th
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Mar 5th
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
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Mar 2nd
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