Archive for the ‘war’ Category

Steven Pressfield, author of The Profession and The Warrior Ethos, joins Glenn Reynolds to discuss the future of the United States military. Could professional soldiers fill a vacuum left by a declining US military? Could these mercenaries usurp civilian power?

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The Truth About the West Bank

Posted: July 26, 2011 in Israel, politics, war

srael’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon explains the historical facts relating to the Israeli Palestinian conflict. The video explains where the terms “West Bank”, “occupied territories” and “67 Borders” originated and how they are incorrectly used and applied.

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Reason Senior Editor Radley Balko appeared on Fox Business’ Stossel to discuss how technology has made it easier for people to film police misconduct and how cops have declared a war on cameras.

All Hail the Gang in Blue!

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April 14, 2011 C-SPAN

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U.S. Representative Tom McClintock (R-California) spoke at a Cato Hill Briefing on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. He said that President Obama had no Constitutional authority to begin “kinetic military action” in Libya without a congressional vote. Even under the War Powers Act the President is limited to mobilizing troops in three specific instances: a declaration of war, specific statutory authorization, and after an attack on the United States or it’s armed forces; none of these cases apply to the ongoing Libyan conflict.

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Officials of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s leading Islamic group, have called for the establishment of a Saudi-style modesty police to combat “immoral” behavior in public areas in what observers say in another sign of a growing Islamic self-confidence in the post-Mubarak era.

In the political sphere, the Brotherhood led a successful drive to get voters to approve a package of constitutional amendments. On the street level, at least 20 attacks were perpetrated against the tombs of Muslim mystics (suffis), who are the subject of popular veneration but disparaged by Islamic fundamentalists, or salafis. After some initial hesitation, Islamic leaders have publicly praised the revolution.

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coworkers compare Libya and Iraq

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Libya vs. Iraq, posted with vodpod