US Wars

American WWII veteran remembers attack on Pearl Harbor; claims that no one doubted the victory

The Japanese army’s attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 became “a day of infamy,” but Americans never doubted victory in the war they entered days later, according to World War II veteran Frank Cohn reported Sputnik. The Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service launched a surprise military attack on …

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80 years later, the attack on Pearl Harbor that galvanized us into war reminds us of what we have lost: editorial

Eighty years ago this Tuesday, our parents and grandparents were shaken out of the routine of daily life – and their life’s trajectory changed forever – by the news that Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, home to the US Pacific Fleet and considered a deterrent before the Japanese attack, itself had …

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“Enemy fighter” detained at Guantanamo demands his release because the war is over | Guantanamo golf course

Abu Zubaydah, the Guantanamo detainee who has been tortured to death by the CIA and held without charge by the United States for almost 20 years, has requested his release in federal court on the grounds that the US wars in Afghanistan and with al -Qaida are over. In a …

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The irony of the war-fueled US international democratic agenda

American democracy in ruins. Illustration: Liu Rui / GT The US plan to host a “Leaders’ Summit for Democracy” is another attempt to reduce the global community to a simplistic “democracy versus autocracy” dichotomy; a narcissistic facade doomed to failure because it only evokes rupture, division and even confrontation. As …

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Activision Harassment Suit Ignite EEOC-California ‘Turf War’

A one-of-a-kind clash between the U.S. EEOC and a California civil rights agency over allegations of sexual harassment and prejudice against Activision Blizzard Inc. is likely to confuse other employers and block efforts to overhaul the game maker’s “frat bro” culture, legal observers have said. The California Department of Fair …

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More than 50 terrorist groups recruiting and using children for terrorist purposes, despite war crimes: report

ANI | Update: November 27, 2021 4:42 PM STI Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): Exploitation of young people by armed groups remains widespread in countries affected by violent extremism, even though the recruitment or use of children under the age of 15 constitutes a war crime. -State armed groups in …

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All options are fraught with risk as Biden confronts Putin over Ukraine | American foreign policy

Joe Biden is preparing for a virtual summit with Vladimir Putin in an effort to fend off the threat of another Russian invasion of Ukraine. The summit was previewed by the Kremlin. The White House has not confirmed it, but spokeswoman Jen Psaki said “high-level diplomacy is a priority for …

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US to wage tech war strangling China’s semiconductor industry

A printed circuit board displayed on a stand of Texas Instruments Inc. at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, China on November 8, 2021. / Getty A circuit board displayed on a stand of Texas Instruments Inc. at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, China on …

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That time golf saved the world from war | Nuclear weapons

The International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation fails to address advanced golf-ball launch technology. “It’s a troubling deficiency,” reckons Robert Trent Jones Jr. The little-known code, bureaucratized in 2002 with the acronym HCoC, is a voluntary covenant between 143 nations designed to curtail hypersonic boost-glide missiles and other …

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ICC Prosecutor Suspends Philippine War on Drugs Investigation | World news

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Karim Khan has temporarily suspended an investigation into alleged rights violations during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug crackdown, documents show published Friday. ICC judges in September approved an investigation into the campaign in which thousands of suspected drug traffickers died. …

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