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Former Trump official was ‘duped’ into thanking a war criminal on Veterans Day

Richard Grenell, the former acting Director of National Intelligence, was “duped” by a political correspondent. Ken Klippenstein, a correspondent for The Nation, asked Grenell for a shout-out for his grandfather on Twitter and misleadingly attached a photo of Bill Calley. Calley is a convicted war criminal. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Former Trump official was ‘duped’ into thanking a war criminal on Veterans Day
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Top Navy SEAL commander to resign after apparent disagreements with Trump

The officer responsible for US Navy special-operations forces will step down from his position in September, The Intercept reported over the weekend. Rear Adm. Collin Green’s retirement follows the controversial court-martial of Special Warfare Operator Chief Eddie Gallagher. President Donald Trump, who supported Gallagher, disagreed with Green’s pursuit of a […]
Top Navy SEAL commander to resign after apparent disagreements with Trump
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‘Cowards’: Eddie Gallagher tears into Navy SEALs who testified against him and discloses information that could endanger those on active duty

Retired Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, who was acquitted of brutal war crimes, posted a video on Facebook and Instagram on Monday, labelling his former teammates “cowards.” “For those who have and continue to slander my name, the truth is coming,” he said. The video features clips of Navy investigators interviewing […]
‘Cowards’: Eddie Gallagher tears into Navy SEALs who testified against him and discloses information that could endanger those on active duty
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Trump’s unpredictability is making nuclear-nonproliferation advocates nervous as the US takes an aggressive posture against Iran

Tensions between Iran and the US have escalated dramatically in recent weeks, most notably with President Donald Trump ordering the assassination of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Trump has vowed potentially disproportionate attacks against Iran if the country retaliates against Americans. Nuclear-weapons experts aren’t immediately concerned about a “tactical” (or […]
Trump’s unpredictability is making nuclear-nonproliferation advocates nervous as the US takes an aggressive posture against Iran
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Trump officials are bending over backward to say he didn’t threaten to commit a war crime after he repeatedly threatened to commit a war crime

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter and to reporters that he would target and attack Iranian cultural sites if the country retaliated against the US for assassinating its top general, Qassem Soleimani. Deliberately targeting a cultural heritage site with no military value is a violation of international law and constitutes […]
Trump officials are bending over backward to say he didn’t threaten to commit a war crime after he repeatedly threatened to commit a war crime