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Opinion: We Need To Hit ISIS With Everything We Have, Starting With TOW® And Javelin Missiles


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The following is an op-ed article written by James Mason, a spokesman for the Raytheon Company, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security, and civil markets throughout the world.

You have no doubt seen the horrific videos members of ISIS, or so-called “Islamic State” in Iraq and Syria have posted. They are a demon’s resume of crimes against men, women and children. I’ll forego going into detail as much of their litany of horrors has been shared extensively in other venues. Read more

History of Women in War: Infograph


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Who Won the American Revolution?: Crash Course US History #7


John Green teaches you about the American Revolution. And the Revolutionary War. I know we’ve labored the point here, but they weren’t the same thing. In any case, John will teach you about the major battles of the war, and discuss the strategies on both sides. Everyone is familiar with how this war played out for the Founding Fathers; they got to become the Founding Fathers. But what did the revolution mean to the common people in the United States? For white, property-owning males, it was pretty sweet. They gained rights that were a definite step up from being British Colonial citizens. For everyone else, the short-term gains were not clear. Women’s rights were unaffected, and slaves remained in slavery. As for poor white folks, they remained poor and disenfranchised. The reality is it took a long time for this whole democracy thing to get underway, and the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness weren’t immediately available to all these newly minted Americans.

Image of the Day: 24 October 2014


Royal British Army Soldier and his MWD, Afghanistan, 2011
Royal British Army Soldier and his MWD, Afghanistan, 2011

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