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Chicago Sun-Times

Members of the Hells Angels, including an Army lieutenant colonel from Illinois, have served the U.S. military in Iraq. Another Iraq war veteran, a Marine who belongs to the Maniac Latin Disciples street gang, is charged with shooting three teens in

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The Guardian

The Czech government has announced that it wants to host a large US military site for the Pentagon's much-criticised missile shield system, confirming for the first time that Washington had asked Prague for permission to build a radar site for th

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by Robert Higgs (AntiWar)

In countries such as the United States, whose economies are commonly, though inaccurately, described as "capitalist" or "free-market," war and preparation for war systematically corrupt both parties to the state-private transactio

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by Charles Peña (AntiWar)

Last week, most of the media's and public's attention was focused on President Bush's announcement that he would be sending another 20,000-plus troops to Iraq – a move opposed by 70 percent of the American people.

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Washington Post

"I never had a war against the United States, and I am surprised I'm here," Ruhani told his captors during his first chance to hear the military's reasons for holding him, three years after he arrived at Guantanamo. "I tried to

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AP

The US military has sold forbidden equipment at least a half-dozen times to middleman for countries - including Iran and China - who exploited security flaws in the Defense Department's surplus auctions. The sales include fighter jet parts

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San Francisco Chronicle

It is no cakewalk for any soldier sent to Iraq. But for reservists, abruptly jerked out of everyday life and shipped to war for months at a time, it is an undeniable shock. Their jobs, their families and their lives are put on hold. And when they ret

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Playboy

Hadley told him that "they were going to war and were struggling with a rationale" to justify it. Jackson, recalling the meeting, reports that Hadley said they were "still working out" a cause, too, but asked that he, Jackson,

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LA Times

With increasing demands of the Iraq war, the Pentagon announced plans to recall Army National Guard units that have already fought in Iraq to serve second tours in the war, reversing policy to return home for 5 years before being redeployed.

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AP

A 101st Airborne Division soldier who had been charged with murder in the deaths of three Iraqi detainees pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon and was sentenced to nine months in military jail.

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LA Times

The nation's top military officials, expecting President Bush to order an increase in the size of the force in Iraq, would require them to reverse Pentagon policy and send the Army's National Guard and Reserve units on lengthy second tours in

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http://hotzone.yahoo.com

First Lieutenant Ehren Watada still refuses Iraq deployment orders, calling the war illegal. A six-year prison term could result. Preliminary hearings are set for Thursday.

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Monsters & Critics

Strapped for soldiers, the U.S. Army wants new authority to send National Guard and Reserve soldiers back to Iraq for repeat deployments, even those who have already served the maximum time allowed by the Pentagon.

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Chicago Sun Times

After two tours of duty in Afghanistan, Steven Henderson says his latest callup 'not to exceed 545 days' in Iraq is asking too much. The Chicago native is back home now after being honorably discharged 20 months ago. He's married and work

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Washington Post

Defense turned to Interior, which manages federal lands and resources, in an effort to speed up its contracting. Interior is one of several government agencies allowed to manage contracts for other agencies in exchange for a fee.

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