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Posted on February 9, 2013

Afghanistan's Endemic Corruption Funded by US Taxpayers
Arnaud de Borchgrave’s Perspective: He’s a composite of Perry Mason, [Full Story]
February 7, 2013

Inside refugee camp on the Turkey-Syria border

2:20 – Syrians share their stories of fleeing from violence

Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Discharged from Hospital
A Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating [Full Story]

Beheading of Sri Lankan maid by Saudi Arabia sparks outrage across globe

The leak of a Justice Department memo on U.S. policy of targeted drone [Full Story]

Bush Bashers Give Obama Pass on Drones

Rich Lowry National Review
Administration Documents providing legal coverage for drone strikes [Full Story] |
President Barack Obama’s policy on targeting terrorist-affiliated American [Full Story]

Hoekstra Interview: Obama ‘Judge, Jury, Executioner’ With Vague Drones Policy

 Former Chair for Senate Intelligence Committee speaks out
Tens of Thousands of Tunisians mourned slain opposition leader Chukri Beleid Friday as police fired tear gas in clashes with groups of young men during his funeral, heightening tensions as the country faces its most serious crisis since the 2011 uprising that began the “Arab Spring.” [Full Story]


Foreign adversaries ramp up defense spending as Pentagon cuts back

As the United States and many of its allies decrease defense spending,  America’s adversaries are doing the opposite.

It’s still unclear whether Washington will miss a March 1 deadline for  avoiding sweeping automatic military cuts. But regardless, Russia is set to  surpass U.S. defense spending — when looked at as a percentage of GDP — in  just two years. By the same measure, China is slated to surpass the U.S. in  2035.

February 8, 2013

Iranian fingerprints on weapons smuggling bust near Yemen

2:23 – Catherine Herridge reports

February 8, 2013

New info shows weapons intercepted in Yemen came from Iran

2:43 – Catherine Herridge reports from Washington, D.C.



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