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U.S. expands secret intelligence operations in Africa

June 14, 2012  

In an eye-opening expose of the secret military base/operations network in Africa, the Washington Post reported “U.S. expands secret intelligence operations in Africa” (June 13, 2012): The... 

U.S. military leaders tell troops to behave as Obama signs security pact with Karzai

May 9, 2012  

U.S. military leaders are worried that recent outrageous conduct by U.S. troops in Afghanistan are stoking public anger against the foreign occupation, destabilizing the country and endangering U.S. and... 

Afghan soldiers step up killings of Allied Forces

January 20, 2012  

The New York Times article “Afghanistan’s Soldiers Step Up Killings of Allied Forces” paints a disturbing picture of the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan: American and other... 

Soldier suicides hit record high in 2011

January 20, 2012  

The social and human costs of U.S. wars and military policies are coming due.  The New York Times reported that “Active-Duty Soldiers Take Their Own Lives at Record Rate”: Suicides among... 

The Crash and Burn Future of Robot Warfare: What 70 Downed Drones Tell Us About the New American Way of War

January 18, 2012  

In “The Crash and Burn Future of Robot Warfare: What 70 Downed Drones Tell Us About the New American Way of War” on TomDispatch, Nick Turse reviews military drone accident reports that “offer... 

Orange County vet accused of murdering four homeless men has a homeless father

January 18, 2012  

The New York Times reported: The man charged on Tuesday with the stabbing deaths four homeless men in Orange County over the last month, Itzcoatl Ocampo, has a personal connection to the area’s group... 

Video depicts Marines urinating on enemy corpses

January 12, 2012  

Rob Burns of the AP reported “Marines probe video showing troops urinating on enemy corpses”: The Marine Corps said today it is investigating a video depicting what appears to be four Marines... 

8 U.S. soldiers charged in death of comrade in Afghanistan

December 21, 2011  

The Washington Post reported that eight U.S. soldiers have been charged with crimes related to the October 3 death of a fellow soldier who apparently committed suicide.  This is the second Asian American... 

The Secret Life (and death) of Drones

December 20, 2011  

The Washington Post published an interesting article on the intense secrecy surrounding the U.S. drone wars around the world: Since September, at least 60 people have died in 14 reported CIA drone strikes... 

18th Annual Mākua Valley Christmas Vigil for Peace and Restoration of the ʻĀina

December 14, 2011  

Fred Dodge of Mālama Mākua announced: The 18th Annual Christmas Vigil for Peace and Restoration of the Aina will be held on December 25 at 3 PM  at the main gate of Makua Valley. This wll be followed... 

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