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Muslim Christian Jew, Extremism is Extremism

I recently read a story online about a little 8-year old girl from Israel and the trouble she encounters just going to her local elementary school everyday because some ultra-orthodox Jews living in a city called Beit Shemesh take offense to the way she dresses .

Take Your Money and Shove it

I feel sorry for anyone forced to go on BBC Hardtalk. Pakistan's Imran Khan had to listen to endless blithering, worst of all about Osama bin Laden, the former CIA operative that died over a decade ago.

Stranglehold Afghanistan: How Politics and Lies Is Destroying an Army

American troops in Afghanistan are running out of fuel and food as Christmas approaches. The war rages on as it has for a decade and America is losing, nothing new there.

Homeless Veterans need to Stand Up – Not Stand Down

Almost 20 years ago I met a combat Vietnam Veteran named Robert Van Keuren and his partner in crime Dr. Jon Nachison both advocates like me doing work for homeless veterans in San Diego.

Plight of US Law Makers

If we just see the figures of Frontier Constabulary (FC) alone in 2005 Pakistan suffered 32 deaths and only one injured was reported.

A Warm Winter In Pakistan Amidst The Memogate Hearing

For the first time in history, Pakistan’s military has resorted to resolving a major issue of national security through the court instead of imposing a dictatorship in haste.

Syrian Dissidents Reach Out. Yes, Assad is Killing Children

"Yes, Children are being Killed the dissidents say"   NOTICE:  GRAPHIC VIDEOS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS STORY.    by Ken Smith   I admitted upfront in an earlier post that I know even less than...

Breaking: VT Intel Report

Veterans Today is the continual recipient of intelligence, much of which is quite unreportable. There is enough chaos without us making it worse. Thus, we are censors, though unlike Wikileaks, we don't take direction from the New York Times or the Israeli ambassador.

Prosthetic’s for Peace. The costs of Land Mines and War.

A friend of mine called and said: We should try to find ways to advance ourselves with our allies and even our perceived enemies by sharing our knowledge of prosthetics.

Raja Mujtaba on Jeff Rense Radio

9/11 has changed the course of the world; prior to 9/11, the world was much more peaceful and livable. The Zionists over a period of time have not only penetrated the American policy making and decision making hierarchy at every level but have become much more vocal and visible in and around White House.

Veterans Support Organization

I was searching the internet the other day and came across a story online about a group collecting money for homeless Veterans outside a shopping center.

ISAF Aggression Against Pakistan

The militants gave the SOS to ISAF and NATO and American aircraft and gunships rushed to rescue the trapped militants.

America and Pakistan – Questions and Answers

Two VT columnists, one from America and one from Pakistan exchanged ideas, concepts and concerns. This posting reflects questions and answers that are important to both of our countries.

“Occupy HUD” Movement Gains Traction

Forget about Occupy Wall Street. My readers and other Veteran Advocates nationwide say "Occupy HUD" and ask How many Iraqi or Afghanistan Combat Wounded Veterans Live in HUD Subsidized or Disability Housing?

Reaper Drones Hacked

US armed forces rely on drones to attack and spy on enemies without risking American lives. Since President Barack Obama assumed office, approximately 30 drones controlled by the Central Intelligence Agency have hit targets in Pakistan more than 230 times.

Cowardly Attack by NATO in Mohmand Agency

The US is undoubtedly the biggest terrorist state in the world because of its long history of aggression against weaker states, double dealings, deceits and injustices. Its hands are drenched in blood of millions of people.

Wars: America and Its Delusions

How could a sporting organization and a lawyer's club be part of a worldwide conspiracy? You think it stops there? They have penetrated your schools, your churches, political indoctrination is part of every American's life from the crib onward.

Hundreds Sign Up 4 Veterans Hotline

As my readers already know, I volunteer once a month for the Veterans Hotline. This is a two-hour commitment and I will be "On Station" from 5am to 7am, the third Monday of each month.

Veterans Hotline Seeking Volunteers

A new Veterans nonprofit, "Veterans Workshop" has begun their nationwide recruitment for Volunteers who can assist with answering calls from American Veterans via a new Veterans911 hot-line.

The ‘Memogate’ Scandal and Pakistan-US Relations

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari ordered his associate Husain Haqqani in Washington to request then Admiral Mike Mullen to make way for removing Pakistan's Army Chief General Kayani and ISI Chief Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha.

U.S. Upgrading Turkey F-16s With Fire Control Source Code

Turkey is a vastly more important military ally than Israel, which is of no strategic importance whatsoever.

2011 Marine Corps 236th Birthday Message

The Continental Marines were the Marine Force of the American Colonies during the American Revolutionary War.

Veterans First – Not Veterans Last

The Department of Labor (DOL) has a "Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project" that is operated out of the office of the Assistant Secretary of Veterans Employment and Training.

Need To Rework US Centric Foreign Policy

Pakistan was coerced by USA to ditch friendly Taliban regime led by Mullah Omar and help the US forces and their allies to capture Afghanistan by providing airbases, logistic support and intelligence sharing.

Veterans Suicide – Ken Smith on Iran’s Press TV

Military suicides have increased since the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a study conducted by the Center for a New American Security.

A Veteran Commits Suicide Every 80 Minutes

A veteran commits suicide every 80 minutes, according to a study published Monday.

The US Views Pakistan A Hindrance Not a Facilitator

The US and Afghan governments have arrived at a conclusion that Mullah Omar led Quetta Shura (QS) which influences Southern Afghanistan and Sirajuddin Haqqani led Haqqani Network (HN) which influences eastern Afghanistan are entirely controlled by ISI since the leadership of these outfits is sheltered in Quetta region and in North Waziristan (NW) respectively.

American Prosthetic Sharing Program

"Used Prosthesis should be brought to foreign military veterans."

VT Contributor, Imran Khan Blasts US for War Stance

Former cricket star, VT contributor and my very good friend, Imran Khan, has taken, not just a strong stance against American demands against Pakistan but has become, by far, the leading political figure in that nation

Veterans Unemployment Continues

I was called recently by someone I know, who asked me to talk to a veteran that he knew who was in trouble.

Hugging the Cactus – America and Pakistan

Like many Americans I follow the war in Afghanistan though the media. I watch our troops perform their duties with honor and courage.

Conflicting Perceptions of Estranged Allies

Till 2004, Pakistan was a peaceful country and suicide bombing was unheard of. The figure of terrorism afflicted casualties began to rise from 2005 onwards and by 2007 the number rose to 3599 killed.

Implications of Indo-Afghan Strategic Accord

In the aftermath of 9/11 when George W. Bush junior’s administration decided to invade Afghanistan to get hold of Osama bin Laden, the alleged master mind behind the terrorist attacks, and his protectors, Indian leaders saw it an opportunity of the century to destroy their arch rival Pakistan once and for all.

Chomsky on “Occupy Wall Street” and Israel Imminent Collapse

In an interview with RT’s Marina Portnaya, prominent scholar Professor Noam Chomsky gives his take on some of the world’s political hot topics.

Unilateral Action Will Dig Last Nail In Coffin Of US Military

The sole super power priding to be the strongest nation in the world with all its economic indicators in the positive was viciously hit from within by 19 Arab hijackers on fateful day of 11 September 2001.

Darkness Behind Deceptive Screen of India Shining

On one hand India claiming to be champions of democracy, secularism and human rights propagates that India is shining, on the other it suffers from highest rate of poverty, illiteracy, infant mortality, inequalities in society.

India Wishes to Strike Pakistan Before US Exits from Afghanistan

Whereas Pakistan is the next door neighbor of landlocked Afghanistan, which is dependent upon Pakistan land routes and Karachi port for its imports and exports, Pakistan has never tried to exploit its vulnerability or to blackmail it.

Israel and the Upcoming Nuclear War

The total destruction of Israel, something used by the Zionist lobby to bilk the US out of billions for years, is no longer a dream, it is inevitable. The only question is "when?" With it a limited world war may emerge with some surprises in store.

They Died in Vain – Deal With It

“If they ask you why we died, tell them because our fathers lied.” The Fawning Corporate Media (FCM) can be expected to beat a steady drumbeat of “they shall not have died in vain. But they did. I know it is a hard truth, but they did die in vain.

The US Objectives Set For Pakistan

Although the US has failed to win war in Afghanistan, it has succeeded in achieving most objectives it had chalked out in September 2001 against Pakistan through covert war.