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Iraq Gun Battle

Its been awhile since i posted anytime on the Iraq War so to give us a sense of what our brave solders go through everyday i decide to post this short video from youtube.

Watching this video maybe me ask the question about the solders body armor and its effeteness to stop incoming fire . So than i ran into this video.

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Kucinich Documents Israel’s War Crimes On The Record!

UN chief wants Gaza conflict halt

The UN secretary general has implored Israel and Palestinian militants to halt the fighting in Gaza immediately.

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(VIDEO) Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza – 04 Jan 09

Israeli forces have launched the second phase of their war on Gaza, and they have suffered casualties in the first hours of their ground offensive.

On the Palestinian side, medical sources say 473 Palestinians have been killed in the nine days of conflict, with 2300 injured.

9/11 Victims’ Families Challenge Military Commissions

Thirty-three relatives of people killed in the 9/11 attacks on the US have denounced the Guantanamo war crimes trials as illegitimate and unfair.gitmo-september-11-trails-vlogz

In a letter posted on a civil liberties website, the relatives say the military trials are politically motivated.

Pre-trial hearings began on Monday in Guantanamo for five prisoners charged with plotting the 9/11 attacks.

Other 9/11 relatives brought to the hearings by the Pentagon praised them as giving the accused a fair trial.

“Many of us do not believe these military commissions to be fair, in accordance with American values, or capable of achieving the justice that 9/11 family members and all Americans deserve,” says the statement posted on the website of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

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Gen. David Petraeus New Chief of U.S. Central Command

David Petraeus to become the top commander in the Middle East.

VLOGZ TV | JUN.26.2008

(WASHINGTON) — The Senate Armed Services Committee voted Thursday to promote Gen. David Petraeus to become the top commander in the Middle East.

Senators on the panel also agreed by voice vote that Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno should receive a fourth star and replace Petraeus as chief commander in Iraq.

The committee action paves the way for a favorable vote on the nominations by the Senate.

Petraeus would replace Navy Adm. William J. Fallon as chief of U.S. Central Command. Fallon resigned last month following news reports that he was at odds with the White House over Iran policy.