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2011-12-15 14:10:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed admiration and appreciation to the American men and women who served valiantly in Iraq, as the nearly nine-year war was officially declared over by President Obama. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Our gratitude goes out to all those who defended American values and interests by their brave service in Iraq," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "We mourn the 4,500 Americans in uniform who were...

2011-11-07 07:00:00

Attendees to each receive $60 Thanksgiving gift check as part of upcoming nationwide distribution WILTON, Conn., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two dozen military service members from Texas who were severely wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq will be treated to a special pre-Veterans Day meal on Tuesday, November 8, when they and their families are guests of the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes (CSAH) for dinner at a San Antonio restaurant. During the event,...

2011-10-21 15:56:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following are the comments of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on the President's announcement of the total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of this year: "I was pleased to hear President Obama announce that our troops will finally come home, by the end of this year. Our two countries need to finally and fully turn the page on this costly and unnecessary war. "The plan to finally end this misbegotten war is bittersweet news....

2011-10-21 15:10:00

Congressman Chaka Fattah releases this statement following the Administration's announcement on Iraq. WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "President Obama has been consistent with his campaign promise on Iraq. He said he would end the war responsibly and bring our troops home. When he took office there were roughly 150,000 U.S. troops serving in Iraq. By the end of this year, all of our troops will be home. The President kept his word." (Logo:...

2011-09-01 02:05:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense Solutions Holding, Inc. (DFSH:PK), CEO Timothy Ringgold outlined the firm's five year growth plan that capitalizes on the firm's extensive opportunities in Iraq. Defense Solutions has worked in Iraq since 2005 when it was the only supplier of battle tanks to the new Iraqi Army. Release of the business plan followed a week of meetings in the US with the head of the firm's staff in Iraq. "We have three primary lines of business: oil,...

2011-04-13 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Never before have civilians been able to fully appreciate a soldier's perspective of the military campaign in Iraq. Powerful images of war, from suffering and death to courage and freedom, are ingrained forever in these soldiers' minds. 330 Days: The Uncensored War in Iraq brings the reader to the front lines, revealing the evocative images of warfare. The 256-page photo documentary features uncut and uncensored original photographs from the war,...

2011-03-22 08:31:00

CHICAGO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AMAT, TWX, PM, KBR, and SPWRA. To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.iotogo.com/s/032211A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT), Time Warner Inc....

2011-02-16 12:20:01

A paper published in this week's issue of PLoS Medicine provides the most detailed assessment thus far of civilian deaths in the course of the recent Iraq war. Madelyn Hsiao-Rei Hicks from King's College London, UK and colleagues analyzed data from Iraq Body Count (IBC), a nongovernmental project that collates media reports of deaths of individual Iraqi civilians and cross-checks these reports with data from hospitals, morgues, nongovernmental organizations, and official figures. The authors...

2010-11-08 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The bold new book, Mass Deception, by criminologist Scott Bonn, incriminates the Bush administration for its use of propaganda to demonize Arabs/Muslims after 9/11 and for creating a moral panic in the U.S. that manufactured public support for the Iraq war. Dr. Bonn argues that former president Bush and his administration committed war crimes in Iraq. MASS DECEPTION offers a compelling examination of the G.W. Bush administration, its lies and...

2010-10-26 13:12:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that James L. Gibson has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Company from his present position as President of the Downstream Business Segment. In his new role, Mr. Gibson will expand his oversight and involvement in Willbros' three business segments to enhance operational excellence. Mr. Gibson joined Willbros in March 2008 and was named President of Willbros Canada in July 2008...