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Thursday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

Can Netflix survive its fight with cable?

Reed Hastings, the lanky and goateed chief executive of Netflix, is on a mission: to turn his company into the Internet's first-ever television network.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, US Military, US Army, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Science / Technology

Thursday Jul 10 | Counterpunch

The True Gaza Backstory

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Canada, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Military, US Army

Thursday Jul 10 | Fayetteville Free Weekly

We Need Nonviolent Counterterrorism Strategies

A relatively new group engaging in non-state political violence, ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, recently called for the creation of an Islamic state in Iraq and Syria and a continuation and strengthening of jihad during Ramadan, according to a video that emerged through social media.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Terrorism, US Military, US Army, Portland State University

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

But it's a truism confirmed time and time again, that when a natural disaster strikes, people often find a streak of inner goodness.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Natural Disasters, Pilger, NE, US Military, US Army, Education Etc., Opinion

War Is A Crime

Before the Next ISIS, We Need Nonviolent Counterterrorism Strategies

A relatively new group engaging in non-state political violence, ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, recently called for the creation of an Islamic state in Iraq and Syria and a continuation and strengthening of jihad during Ramadan, according to a video that emerged through social media .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Terrorism, US Military, US Army, Portland State University, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Daily Kos

The "blank check": 100 years after Germany opened the door to WWI

Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie in Sarajevo by a Bosnian terrorist - the spark that led to World War I and the horrific repercussions of that conflict .

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Related Topix: Terrorism, History in the News, US Military, US Army

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Historic Pelham

A British Lieutenant in the Twelfth Foot Who Fought at the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776

In the last fifteen years, I have collected information about a large number of individuals who fought during the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Suicide, Fort Washington, PA

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Commentary Magazine

The Great War at 100

The 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914, has come and gone, prompting a lot of reflections on the significance and implications of World War I. Even if Gavrilo Princip's shots were only the excuse, not the real cause, of the Great War, it is hard to exaggerate their significance.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Sat Jun 28, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Buffalo Soldiers present a little-known part of history

Walter Anderson represents the 1870-1880 period for the Buffalo Soldiers of Florida on Saturday at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Post-gazette.com

The war to end all wars? Hardly, but It did reshape them

To walk the orderly rows of headstones in the elegant graveyards that hold the dead of World War I is to feel both awe and distance.

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Related Topix: History in the News, US Army, US Military

Tue Jun 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Pritzker Military Museum & Library Announces 2014 Literature Award Winner

British historian and author Antony Beevor is the winner of the 2014 Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, US Army, US Military

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Gawker

A Guide to IDing the Real People Disguised in Michael Hastings' Novel

The late investigative reporter Michael Hastings' much - buzzed - about posthumous novel, The Last Magazine , a thinly veiled account of his time at Newsweek in the mid-2000s, finally landed in bookstores and Amazon warehouses earlier this week.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Journalism, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Guantanamo Bay

Wed Jun 18, 2014

UPI

Kathryn Bigelow, Todd Field already planning separate Bowe Bergdahl films

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl just returned to the United States after five years of captivity in Afghanistan .

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Related Topix: Zero Dark Thirty, US Military, US Army, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Bergdahl Disappearance Faces Probe by Army

A two-star general has begun investigating Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance and capture by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network five years ago, the Army announced.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Cuba, US News

Democracy Now

'The Last Magazine': One Year After Death, Michael Hastings' Lost Novel Satirizes Corporate Media

Elise Jordan , wife of the late journalist Michael Hastings. A journalist and political commentator, she served as a director for communications in the National Security Council from 2008-2009.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Daily Beast

Hollywood Plans Competing Bergdahl FilmsBy Marlow Stern

The recent media firestorm surrounding the captured Army sgt. who was swapped for five Taliban commanders is reportedly getting the big screen treatment courtesy of Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow and Todd Field .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker, Drama Movies, In the Bedroom, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay

Deadline

Todd Field, Searchlight Jump Into Bowe Bergdahl Fray After...

Looks like there might be competing feature projects about recently freed POW Bowe Bergdahl .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, In the Bedroom, Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker, US Military, US Army, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay

Sun Jun 15, 2014

The New Yorker

Bob Bergdahl, Good Father

Imagine that you have a child, a wanderer by nature, who gets caught up in a war that has persisted aimlessly for many years; his roaming has festered into a chronic pathology for which there is no known cure.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Hailey, ID, US Military, US Army, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Connecting the dotsa . From Benghazi to Baghdad

We have all seen the repulsive stories and pictures of the results of the Obama doctrine in Iraq .

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Related Topix: Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, Iraq, World News, US Military, US Army

Watersblogged

Kurds

Source: www.youtube.com --- Saturday, June 14, 2014Raw: Kurds Clash With ISIL in Iraq Kurdish forces, known as Peshmerga, took control of the Iraqi military headquarters in Kirkuk, in the country's north, on Saturday after clashes with militants.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Army, Terrorism

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