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Last Chance of 2015 to Help End Veteran Homelessness
As we sit on the brink of 2016, we look back on 2015 and the progress made in the campaign to end veteran homelessness.
For America’s Veterans, the War Never Ends … Only, Now the Battle is with...
Written by Katharine Russ for VT ANOTHER YEAR OF SAMEOLD, SAMEOLD--As 2015 comes to a close, veterans are still on the “losing end” when it...
Privacy Violations Rising At Veterans Affairs Medical Facilities
When Anthony McCann opened a thick manila envelope from the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, he expected to find his own medical records inside.
Veterans Fight for Power to Bring Class-Action Lawsuits Over Benefits
A group of veterans who have each waited more than a year to have disability claims reviewed say they are being denied a right granted to most Americans—the ability to team up and bring class-action lawsuits to fight grievances.
Russia FM names two Syrian opposition groups Moscow considers terrorists
The way out of the Syrian crisis is written in the latest resolution of the United Nations Security Council, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Zvezda television channel.
Will Biden Take Along These Videos When He Meets With Erdogan?
US Vice President Joe Biden will pay a visit to Turkey in January following his participation in the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Office of the Vice President announced on Wednesday.
Defense ministry reports Islamic State field commanders killed in Russian airstrike
According to the Russian General Staff’s estimates more than 150 opposition groups are participating in operations against terrorists in Syria
Middle East still rocking from first world war pacts made 100 years ago
In an idle moment between cocktail parties in the Arab capital where they served, a British and French diplomat were chatting recently about their respective countries’ legacies in the Middle East...
China’s New 5th Generation Jet Rumored to Have Entered Production
China’s stealthy Chengdu J-20 fifth-generation combat aircraft may have gone into preliminary production according to state-owned Chinese media.
Nasrallah and Netanyahu exchange threats over Hezbollah commander’s death in Damascus
Israeli prime minister and leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah have exchanged threats and vows of retaliation over the killing of Samir Kuntar in an air strike in Damascus last week.
CIA-Mossad Party Animal Caught in Iraq
ISIL Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baqdadi's chief of staff has been killed in an airstrike in Northern Iraq, media reports said on Tuesday.
Killing Our Kids, When Police Won’t Shoot Them, We Can Poison Them Instead
Experts who blew the whistle on lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, and its impact on children said that some kids had blood lead levels...
Webinar – Serving Women Veterans and Veterans Fleeing Domestic Violence
The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Serving Women Veterans and Veterans Fleeing Domestic Violence” on Thursday, Jan. 7 at 2:00 pm EST.
Russia’s Amazing Disguised Defense Systems
There are two major launching vehicles: the Klub-S, designed for launch from submarines, and the Klub-N, designed for launch from surface ships. These two launchers can be equipped by the following warhead and guidance combinations:
Turkey’s Dangerous Game in Syria, What Erdogan Should Do to Exit Isolation
When the Syrian civil war broke out in 2011, Turkey was one of the earliest countries to invest heavily in the overthrow of the...
America Plays Wargame Catchup
As former Air Force Chief of Staff “Buzz” Mosley once declared, “there is not a place on the face of the earth that the USAF will not fight their way into.”
How did America Become so Great?
If you’ve lived overseas as I have for over a decade you frequently hear anti-American speeches and unbelievable beliefs from foreigners about America and Americans.
Operation LZ hosts homecoming for Vietnam veterans
North Iowa hosted a five-day thank-you event in August for Vietnam veterans.
Russian Warplanes Hit 556 Terrorist Targets in Syria Over Past 3 Days
"In three days, starting December 25, [Russian warplanes] conducted 164 sorties, hitting 556 terrorist targets in the provinces of Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia, Hama, Homs, Damascus, Deir ez-Zor and Raqqa," chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Sergei Rudskoy told reporters.
Another Erdogan Assassination?
A prominent Syrian journalist and filmmaker, who produced anti-Islamic State documentaries was gunned down by unknown assailants in broad daylight in Gaziantep, Turkey. This is the third assassination of a journalist in the country over the last three months.
Modi’s Kabul visit through eyes of Afghans
Indian premier Narendra Modi’s first landing in Afghanistan to inaugurate new India-built parliament building, has inspired a broad set of people in Afghanistan to heartedly welcome his arrival as a leader of friend country.
The death of Zahran Alloush may tip the scales in favor of the regime
The killing of Zahran Alloush, an Islamist rebel in the Damascus countryside, is a turning point in the battlefield around the Syrian capital.
Bernie Sanders: Veterans Care is a Moral Responsibility
On Sunday morning, Bernie Sanders addressed the Veterans’ Affairs scandals during an interview with Bob Schieffer on CBS’ “Face the Nation.
China Moving to Russian Oil As Saudi Supply Leaves Bad Taste
China's turn away from Saudi oil in favor of Russian supplies is a result of Chinese worries about Riyadh's malign political influence, wrote Austria's Junge Welt newspaper on Thursday.
New generation ‘doomsday’ airborne command post to enter service in Russia
Russia’s defense industry has completed tests of a new flying command center capable of maintaining full control over the country’s armed forces in the...
The Z Factor VIII: Chabad Lubavtich
– Chabad Lubavitch leader, “The Great Rebbe” Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson; Israel Shahak and Norton Mezvinsky. (1999). Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel. Pluto Press, p.B8-62) From...
NATO to deploy AWACS aircraft to Turkey
NATO is preparing to relocate E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft from Germany to Turkey’s Konya base, to monitor airspace at the border with Syria. A third of the personnel will be from Germany.
Kurdish Press: Why are ISIS and Assad’s regime making a deal brokered by UN?
- The United Nations recently brokered a deal between the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad and armed groups, including the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization....
Afghanistan: Protection and Stability – Figures, Actions and Promises
Jim W. Dean - Once the Eurasian military cooperation has been robustly completed in terms of quantity and quality of defensive weapons, then there will be the added bonus of being able to protect this infrastructure during a major war, and the Silk Road passage to boot
When Stories Disappear: Israeli-made air-to-air missile may have downed MH17
A report on Malaysian Airlines MH17 air disaster in Ukraine last year by a group of old-hand aviation security experts maintains that the Boeing might have been downed by an Israeli Python air-to-air missile.
The ISIS “Road Trip” From Southern Damascus
The agreement between the Syrian government and ISIS terrorists for the latter to leave parts of southern Damascus was enabled by Russia's military support,...
Breaking: Zahran Allouch’s Successor Might Be Dead 24 Hours after Appointment as Jeish al-Islam’s...
The Syrian Army tracked and stormed the headquarters of the newly-appointed leader of Jeish al-Islam, Essam al-Boudani, in the Eastern part of Damascus province less than 24 hours after the Syrian air force killed the former leader of the terrorist group, Zahran Allouch.
Major CIA Operative in Syria, Zahran Allouch of Jeish Al Islam Killed by Russians
he Russian airstrikes targeted the command center of Jeish al-Islam (Army of Islam) terrorist group in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside on Friday, killing ten of militants, including the terrorist group's deputy top commander who was also a senior member of a coalition of the main anti-Assad militant groups in Syria.
Ancient Chinese Tomb Yields Record Gold Coin Haul
A number of gold coins found in a 2,200 year old tomb from China's Han Dynasty has risen to 285 after further excavation of...
US Military Outclasses Russia in Corruption
In spite of prevailing clichés about corruption in Russia being out of control, the scale of the scourge is of an incomparably larger scale...
Caught: CIA Helicopters Ferrying ISIS Fighters into Afghanistan?
Afghan authorities are investigating reports that two unidentified helicopters have dropped off Daesh (ISIS/ISIL) terrorists in the Afghan province of Nangarhar, Afghan Senator Haji Lutfullah Baba told...
China Tests Electronic Warfare Variant of J-16 Fighter Jet
A new electronic warfare variant of the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation J-16 twin-seat strike fighter made its first flight on December 18, IHS Jane’s reported,...
Pakistan Joins Russia, Condemns Any Attempts to Topple Assad in Syria
"Pakistan is also against foreign military intervention in Syria and fully supports the territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic," Aizaz Chaudhry said during a meeting of the Senate...
Jailed for the Holidays: Vets in Prison
By Dr. Lynn S. Kahn and Steve Sanson The headlines can be read every day of the year all across America: 67 year old Vietnam veteran...
India Joins Russia in Demanding End to US Interference in Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin has pointed to the proximity of positions Moscow and New Delhi take on acute international issues Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister