A U.S. Defense Department contractor branded a widely read Minneapolis-based Somali news site as "extremist," with its "chief goal" characterized as "to disseminate propaganda supportive" of the al-Shabab Islamist militia, according to a Washington Post report.SEE ALSO: Cindy Pugh, candidate for sta ... More >>
Yesterday, in a surprising move, outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta signed an order allowing women to partake in armed combat for the first time in American history.SEE ALSO: Decorated war vet Pete Hegseth seeking GOP endorsement to challenge Klobuchar [VIDEO]Panetta's move had the strong suppo ... More >>
McCollum says the Pentagon doesn't need anymore band aid.Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum looks at the $324 million requested by the Pentagon to fund its 5,000 professional musicians in 154 military bands, and she sees the possibility of saving the taxpayers some money. And the Republicans in ... More >>
Pandora's panache vs. a table for two
The giant defense contractor is already the object of scorn for profiteering off the war in Iraq with amoral abandon.
Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat who represents the northwestern part of the state that leans conservative, said conspiracy crazies are to blame for the lack of town hall meetings in his district.
Minnesota Republican Party Chairman Tony Sutton is a little ticked off about DFL Rep. Collin Peterson's quote today in Politico. He'd rather keep our state's insanity a secret.
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp and Jihad looms
The propaganda films the Pentagon didn't want you to see
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald isn't finished with the Bush White House yet
Bush brigade prepares to take Manhattan
Acid Mothers Temple sing a swan song for the land of the setting sun
A boondoggle on the range lives another day
The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism
Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal
The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary
For best performance as an embedded war correspondent, the nominees are...
Chris Marker dissects the corpse of the Sixties revolutions
A primer on avoiding yesterday's war
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.
The mayor talks herself into a hole
From ex-Nazis to camo cowboys, Ken Silverstein examines the weird world of brothers in arms
How one reluctant hippie embraced the smell of patchouli and the sound of Minnesota's preeminent jam band, the Big Wu
When Kate, Brigid, Rita, and Jane McDonald joined the Sisters of St. Joseph nearly 50 years ago, they knew that nuns worked hard, lived modestly, and wore long cloaks. The sit-ins, marches, and street protests didn't come till later.
Gulf War Syndrome and How It All Began
Nguyen Cao Son and his fellow South Vietnamese soldiers were part of a secret U.S. spy commando force--so secret, in fact, that the American government turned its back and let him spend 14 years in North Vietnamese prison camps.
Candice Roark was a healthy 20-year-old when she was sent to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Now she has a pacemaker, fainting spells, and a lot of unanswered questions about what made her and thousands of other soldiers sick.