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2010-03-04 13:25:00

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Christian Solidarity International (CSI-USA) urged President Obama to respond to continuing targeted violence against Iraq's ancient Christian community. The appeal - conveyed in a letter from CSI-USA's CEO, Dr.

2010-03-02 15:09:00

APEX, N.C., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- TigerSwan announced today it has been awarded the contract for Personal Security Detail Services in support of the Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) in Iraq. The Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) is focused on economic stabilization of Iraq, with foreign direct investment, banking and financial systems, industrial capacity revitalization to corporate development, procurement assistance and budget execution,...

2010-01-21 12:30:00

Petraeus to talk about his role as commander of U.S. Central Command and the surge in Iraq and Afghanistan NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S.

2009-12-24 14:47:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has called on President Barack Obama to deliver a Christmas message of hope to Iraq's Christians and other persecuted religious minorities. Writing today to President Obama, the CEO of CSI's U.S. affiliate, Dr.

2009-12-18 06:35:00

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Florida police officer Charles M. Grist is one of the few Vietnam veterans to have served as an enlisted soldier in the Iraq war.

2009-11-10 14:05:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen new lawsuits allege that KBR, Inc.

2009-11-06 12:47:23

Study finds news reports match misperception of civilian deaths.

2009-10-07 15:12:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In A Viable Peace?, the ninth report in its series tracking progress in Iraq, The Fund for Peace (FfP) warns that Iraq still risks a return to serious conflict if deep-seated inequalities and political divisions are not addressed.

2009-08-25 17:09:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of wartime veterans rose to cheer as General David H. Petraeus, Commander of the U.S. Central Command, was awarded The American Legion's Distinguished Service Medal this morning. The Legion's National Commander, David K.

2009-08-25 13:00:00

TROY, Mich., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A decorated U.S. Soldier, from the State of Texas, filed suit today in U.S. Federal Court in Washington DC against a British Contractor for injuries sustained during a reckless shooting incident in Iraq. Former U.S.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.