THE PERIPHERY On Syria
Hello The Periphery readers! My name is Niaroo. I'm what you might call an extra terrestrial, or simply, an alien. I was sent here from the planet Nonor long ago to orbit and document the activity on ... Posted on 8/28/13 at 11:34 AM
THE NEW FORTY Freedom is not free.
USA Today's website has a powerful story and video aboutUSMC Cpl. Ronny "Tony" Porta that I think should be mandatory reading and viewing for every American who wants to maintain citizenship in this c... Posted on 4/29/13 at 8:58 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX Assorted Church History News
Today, while taking a break, I came across some very intriguing articles that I share with you all here. I realize that is not why one comes to this site typically, but in this case, I hope you'll exc... Posted on 2/19/13 at 10:34 PM
THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o... Posted on 10/30/12 at 7:23 PM
MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY MOORHEAD MSUM alum publishes book on deployment experiences
By Kristin Kirtz
MSUM English and MFA graduate, Dan Nygard, joined the Minnesota National Guard straight out of high school and spent four years in Germany, working as an electronics repai... Posted on 10/5/12 at 1:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all American troops would be withdrawn from the country by year's end.
BAGHDAD — Gunmen wearing military uniforms and suicide bomb belts stormed a local government headquarters in northern Iraq on Tuesday in an attempt to take hostages that killed at least 21 people, officials said.
BAGHDAD — Parliament swore in a new Iraqi government Tuesday after nine months of bitter political haggling, solidifying the grip that Shiites have held on political power since Saddam Hussein's ouster while leaving open the question of whether the country's disgruntled Sunni minority will play a meaningful role.
LONDON – U.S. forces often failed to follow up on credible evidence that Iraqi forces mistreated, tortured and killed their captives as they battled a violent insurgency, according to accounts contained in what was purportedly the largest leak of secret information in U.S. history.
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in an attack officials said killed 60 and wounded 125, one of the bloodiest bombings in months in the Iraqi capital.
Troop withdrawal a ‘promise kept’
ATLANTA – Nearing a milestone in the long and divisive Iraq war, President Barack Obama on Monday hailed this month’s planned withdrawal of all U.S. combat troops – “as promised and on schedule” – as a major success despite deep doubts about the Iraqis’ ability to police and govern their country.
ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Monday that the Iraq war was nearing an end "as promised and on schedule," touting what he called a success of his administration though it comes amid persistent instability and uncertainty in Iraq.
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