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Russian military troops ‘have entered Ukraine’, warns Poroshenko – The Independent

The Independent Russian military troops 'have entered Ukraine', warns PoroshenkoThe IndependentThe Ukrainian President says Russian military troops have been deployed to the east of country, as it emerged thousands of Russian citizens and soldiers are reportedly fighting in Ukraine. Petro … Continue reading

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Evidence of direct Moscow military involvement in Ukraine grows – Financial Times

RT Evidence of direct Moscow military involvement in Ukraine growsFinancial TimesKiev published videos on Tuesday of what it said were 10 Russian paratroopers captured inside Ukraine, in the strongest evidence yet of the increasingly overt presence of Russian forces in … Continue reading

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US Military Prepares for Surveillance Flights Over Syria – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal US Military Prepares for Surveillance Flights Over SyriaWall Street JournalThe Pentagon is preparing to send surveillance aircraft, including drones, into Syrian airspace to gather intelligence on Islamist targets, laying the groundwork for a possible expansion of the … Continue reading

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US: Military Force Not Only Tool to Confront Islamic State – Voice of America

Voice of America US: Military Force Not Only Tool to Confront Islamic StateVoice of AmericaU.S. President Barack Obama has not yet made a decision to pursue military options in Syria against Islamic State extremists. White House spokesman Josh Earnest Monday … Continue reading

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Following Ferguson protests, Obama orders review of programs that arm police with military gear

President Barack Obama has officially ordered a review of federal programs that dole out┬ásurplus military equipment to local police forces. Brown, who was unarmed, was fatally shot six times by a police officer. In the following days, onlookers across the … Continue reading

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Despite ISIS Horror, Congress Is Wary of US Military Expansion – New York Times

New York Times Despite ISIS Horror, Congress Is Wary of US Military ExpansionNew York TimesMleiha, a suburb east of Damascus, was captured this month by Syrian government troops after five months of heavy fighting. Credit Uncredited/Associated Press. Continue reading the … Continue reading

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Despite ISIS Horror, Lawmakers Stay Wary of US Military Expansion – New York Times

New York Times Despite ISIS Horror, Lawmakers Stay Wary of US Military ExpansionNew York TimesThe president gave a statement on the beheading of an American journalist by militants in Syria in which he denounced the Islamic State in Iraq and … Continue reading

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Mystery of drop into Isis military base

Speaking to the FT last month, anti-regime activists described a raid in Raqqa where forces dropped into a military camp with a secret prison Asia homepage

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US military tried but failed to free Foley – BBC News

BBC News US military tried but failed to free FoleyBBC NewsA US secret military mission had tried but failed to free US reporter James Foley and other American hostages in Syria, US officials have said. Their comments come after a … Continue reading

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Southern California man is first Vietnamese-born general in US military – OCRegister

Southern California man is first Vietnamese-born general in US militaryOCRegisterA. My dad was an officer in the South Vietnamese Marine Corps. He spent a lot of time here in the U.S. training at Quantico (Virginia) and in San Diego. Interestingly, … Continue reading

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