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2009-08-21 09:45:50

 In a study published in the most recent issue of the journal Sociological Inquiry, sociologists from four major research institutions focus on one of the most curious aspects of the 2004 presidential election: the strength and resilience of the belief among many Americans that Saddam Hussein was linked to the terrorist attacks of 9/11.Although this belief influenced the 2004 election, they claim it did not result from pro-Bush propaganda, but from an urgent need by many Americans to...

2009-08-03 06:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergo (www.ergo.net) is pleased to announce that Major General James A. "Spider" Marks (U.S. Army, retired) has joined the firm as a Managing Partner. Marks comes to Ergo after a distinguished career in public service and the private sector. Marks will co-head Ergo's Washington, DC office. Marks was the senior intelligence officer for the Coalition Land Forces' liberation of Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Commanding General of the U.S. Army's...

2009-05-14 16:49:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the Supplemental Appropriations Act for Iraq and Afghanistan, which passed the House today by a vote of 368 to 60. "History will look back at the Iraq war as a tragic miscalculation that cost America far too many lives, far too much money, and distracted us from the real fight against terrorism for far too long. Today, the House begins to close this sad chapter in our history, to end the...

2009-04-27 14:08:00

Alliance With Babylon Eagles Security Company Will Form Largest Iraqi-US Security And Safety Provider APEX, N.C., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- TigerSwan, Inc., the comprehensive security and safety solutions company founded by veterans of the Army's Delta Force has entered into a strategic alliance with Iraqi-owned Babylon Eagles Security Company, the largest operating risk management and security company in Iraq. The alliance in Iraq will be referred as BETS (Babylon Eagles/TigerSwan)....

2009-04-08 11:00:00

American Airlines to Fly 20 Tons of Cargo in the Largest One-Time Shipment in Operation Iraqi Children's History, Supporting U.S. Soldiers' Efforts to Help Iraqis Mission to Also Feature Tony Orlando and Other Performers Providing Entertainment for U.S. Military Personnel FORT WORTH, Texas, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Children in Iraq will soon receive more than 20 tons of basic school supplies, new Crocs(TM) shoes and other items thanks to American Airlines and Operation Iraqi...

2008-12-22 13:38:00

Defendant Shredded Documents and Lied to FBI Agents WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saubhe Jassim Al-Dellemy, age 67, an Iraqi national living in Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government, specifically, as an agent of Iraq, announced Patrick Rowan, Assistant Attorney General for National Security and U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. "Since coalition forces invaded Iraq in 2003, the Justice Department...

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2008-12-01 08:10:00

Military health officials are bracing for a surge of soldiers that have been deployed over a year that are expected to suffer from brain injuries and psychological problems. Some 15,000 soldiers are heading home to Ft. Campbell and experts believe as many as one in five of the 101st Airborne Division soldiers will suffer from stress-related disorders. In anticipation, the base has doubled its psychological health staff. Many troops that are stationed with the three 101st Airborne combat...

2008-11-06 18:00:07

The United States has responded to changes Iraqi officials made to the pact on maintaining a U.S. troop presence in Iraq, a White House spokeswoman said. "We have gotten back to the Iraqis with a final text," Dana Perino said during a Thursday news briefing. "Through this step we've concluded the process on our side, and now it is in their court to move forward with their process." She declined to reveal the response. Under the original draft, U.S. troops would withdraw from Iraq's main...

2008-11-03 09:00:02

The United States has agreed to most of the changes Iraqi leaders made to a security agreement between the two countries, the Iraqi state-run newspaper said. Al-Sabah reported U.S. officials agreed to three of five changes Baghdad sought, but did not yield on changes to the article on immunity for troops accused of crimes in Iraq, KUNA, the Kuwaiti news agency, reported Monday. The time frame for U.S. troop withdrawal was changed to indicate American forces would pull out of Iraq within...

2008-10-31 15:00:02

U.S. Army Gen. Raymond Odierno, commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, says chances are as high as 30 percent a U.S.-Iraqi security deal won't be reached. On a scale of one to 10, "I'm probably (at) a seven or eight that something is going to be worked out," Odierno told The Washington Times. "I think it's important for the government of Iraq. I think it's important for security and stability here." A draft U.S.-Iraq security accord was reached earlier in October, but Iraqi officials later...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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