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U.S. secret war expands

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Image via Wikipedia U.S. secret war expands globally as Special Operations forces take larger role Beneath its commitment to soft-spoken diplomacy and beyond the combat zones of Afghanistan and Iraq, the Obama administration has significantly expanded a largely secret U.S. war against al-Qaeda and other radical groups, according to senior military and administration officials. More: U.S. secret war expands globally as Special Operations forces take larger role. Related articles by Zemanta US doubles special ops forces in Afghanistan ( Elite force operates in Kandahar shadows ( At least 14 civilians killed…read more



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Image by Getty Images via Daylife 2 months ago: EL FAOKHARI, GAZA STRIP – NOVEMBER 4: A young Palestinian boy helps pick zuccini in the Abu Toama family’s fields east of Khan Younis, where a solitary fig tree has survived repeated Israeli incursions November 4, 2008 in El Faokhari in the southern Gaza Strip. According to the United Nations, the humanitarian crisis in this crowded territory has worsened to its lowest point since Israel imposed a blockade on the Hamas-controlled Palestinian territory last year. In an attempt to help some…read more



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From: Dear Friend, With all of my heart I wish that I did not have to send this appeal. I wish that I did not have to ask you to give generously again and, more than anything, I wish that there was no need. But today in Gaza women and their families live in such grave danger, and face a health and humanitarian crisis so dire, that MADRE must help and we must help now. When Israeli bombings began ten days ago women and children in Gaza were already vulnerable….read more


Gaza November 16, 2008

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WARNING This image contains graphic or objectionable content. Click to view. The bodies of two Palestinian militants lay near their mortar launcher after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza November 16, 2008. They had been firing mortar rounds into a neighboring Israeli neighborhood. An Israeli air strike killed four Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday and two rockets fired from the Hamas-controlled territory hit Israel as a five-month-old ceasefire continued to unravel. (REUTERS/Stringer)