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JEWISH CHAPLAINS KILLED IN ACTION

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Jewish group fights for chaplain monument at Arlington

On Chaplains Hill at Arlington National Cemetery, no monument exists to Jewish chaplains killed in action.

Jewish group fights for chaplain monument at Arlington

By Eric Marrapodi, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor

Arlington, Virginia (CNN) – Three German torpedoes ripped through the icy waters of the Atlantic off the coast of Greenland. On February 2, 1943, the USS Dorchester was transporting 902 U.S. servicemen to war. Only one torpedo hit, but it struck a deathblow – killing scores instantly and resetting the ship’s course to the bottom of the ocean. (mais…)

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WIKILEAKS: A PLAN TO ATTACK POLAND?

WikiLeaks blows whistle on NATO’s plans against Russia

from RT

 

The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has released NATO’s military plans to defend Poland and the Baltic States against a possible Russian attack.

With the founder and head of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, wanted by Interpol, the site is churning out more and more secret US documents. Tuesday saw the release of Washington’s intentions to defend its Polish and Baltic allies from a possible attack by its “partner” Russia. (mais…)

PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTORS IN IRAQ

Q&A: Leaked War Logs Raise Questions of Accountability

for Military Contractors


by Marian Wang
ProPublica


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When WikiLeaks released a trove of nearly 400,000 military field reports [1] from Iraq last week, much of the initial focus was on civilian deaths and the abuse of detainees in Iraqi custody.

The New York Times pulled out another part of the story [2]—multiple accounts of questionable shootings by private military contractors. One incident report for a July 2009 shooting involving contractors noted, “It is assessed that this drunken group of individuals were out having a good time and firing their weapons.” (mais…)

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