Ayatollah Awards Medals, Promotions to IRGC Personnel Who Held US Sailors at Gunpoint

(CNSNews.com) – More than two weeks after Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) personnel detained 10 U.S. Navy sailors overnight in the Persian Gulf supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday awarded medals to the men involved. Khamenei awarded the Fath (“Victory” or “Conquest”) medals to IRGC Navy commander Sardar Fadavi and four others “for their […]

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U.S. Oversight Report: Afghanistan ‘Even More Dangerous Than It Was a Year Ago’

(CNSNews.com) – Things are going from bad to worse in Afghanistan, according to a report released Friday by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), the the largest U.S. oversight organization in Afghanistan. “[I]n this reporting period (October through December 2015), Afghanistan proved even more dangerous than it was a year ago, the report […]

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New Movement Regarding ‘Combat’ Parking Spot for Wounded Vets Is Gaining Traction

Ben Graham | January 11, 2016 2:39pm ET Wounded Warriors Family Support (WWFS), a charity whose mission is to support the families of soldiers who were wounded or killed in combat, has started a new, growing campaign to have a purple parking spot at public facilities that reserve convenient parking spaces for wounded veterans. Sure, […]

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Iran holding 10 American Navy sailors and their boats

Iran is holding 10 American Navy sailors and their two small Navy boats after the boats had mechanical problems and drifted into Iranian waters, The Associated Press (AP) reported Tuesday. American officials said, however, they have received assurances from Tehran that they will be returned safely and promptly. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook told AP that […]

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The scary little detail in Obama’s executive gun action everyone is missing

By Michele Hickford President Obama announced sweeping executive action regarding guns, focusing on increasing background checks. But there’s a little detail regarding the “mental competence” of a potential gun purchaser which should get everyone’s antennae twitching — because the government will be defining it. Obama has already started working on disarming veterans. And don’t think […]

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BOMBSHELL!Reporter, Reveals Pentagon Secretly Went Behind Obama’s Back To Pass Intelligence

by Shoebat Foundation  By BI: The American mainstream media have both neglected and disparaged Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh recently for reporting on how, for more than two years, senior U.S. military leaders subverted President Obama’s strategy to overthrow Syrian President Assad. Sputnik News  The Pentagon deliberately subverted American policy toward Syria, sabotaging US efforts to aid […]

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Boots on the ground: Elite US troops to fight ISIS in Iraq

The United States is deploying “specialized” troops in Iraq to fight the Islamic State group (ISIS), including by leading raids against the jihadists over the border in Syria, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday. Speaking to the House Armed Services Committee, the Pentagon chief said that a “specialized expeditionary targeting force” was being deployed in Iraq […]

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