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Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

...Obama said Gross' five-year imprisonment had been a major obstacle in normalizing relations. Gross arrived at an American military base just outside Washington Wednesday morning, accompanied by his wife and a handful of U.S. lawmakers. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/obama-us-re-establishing-rela
Electorate has spoken

...couldn't appear to care less when an American is beheaded by Muslim terrorists, when a Muslim military officer kills American military personnel or when ISIS commits acts of savagery. His record on such matters is clear and apparently he does not care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-17/electorate-has-spoken
Radical Islamist action rekindles possibility of Kurdish independence

...and replacing them with a new caliphate.When he was elected in 2008, one of Obama's first promises was to end American military involvement in that war-torn nation. At the same time he made it clear that U.S. troops soon would be leaving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-24/radical-islamist
Eye militarized police

...whether it is at the Cliven Bundy ranch in Nevada, or the streets of Ferguson, Mo. Materiel designed to protect American military now is being used for code enforcement, lawful assembly and illegal lemonade stands. Asymmetrical combat and insurgency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-02/eye-militarized-police
Group opens office to address growing needs of female veterans

...housing and an even harder time finding well-paying jobs.In part, it is a reflection of the changing nature of the American military, where women now constitute 14 percent of active-duty forces and 18 percent of the Army National Guard and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-14/group-opens-office-address-g
We should stay out of Syria

...holy war," it's that our country's leaders have egos too large to stop a war that is ineffective, even after American military leaders admit to the public that our reasons for invading Iraq were based on false intelligence.History repeats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-07/we-should-stay-out-syria
What's the point?

...ceaselessly hostile part of the world?We frankly don't think the answers to those practical questions lead to American military action.Moreover, the Obama administration and the American media have done everything but check Assad's calendar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-08-29/whats-point
Fort Gordon events could become casualty of sequestration

...grounding of Air Force and Navy performance fighter jets to the silencing of the Army's Jazz Ambas sadors, no American military tradition is safe, even at Fort Gordon, where one of the area's premier summer celebrations could become the latest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-20/fort-gordon-events-could-beco
We lost Vietnam; here's why

...Washington, D.C., mainly because of the liberal news media, whose biased reporting swayed public opinion.The American military decimated the communist forces on the battlefield, but you would never know this by following the TV newscasts every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-08-11/we-lost-vietnam-heres-wh
The wisdom of Norman Schwarzkopf

...Warden made the point that Schwarzkopf had a real opportunity ? to lead a campaign that would be the first major American military success since the landings at Inchon, Korea, in 1950.After further discussion, Schwarzkopf said to Warden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-01-05/wisdom-norman-sc