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September 16, 1994 | BRUCE FEIN, Bruce Fein is a constitutional scholar in Washington.
It would be the nation's finest hour since the 1948 Berlin airlift. It would redeem the foreign military assistance received by the United States essential to throwing off the British yoke. And it would fulfill President John F. Kennedy's noble inaugural pledge to "pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and success of liberty." It is President Bill Clinton's impending overthrow of Haiti's military thugs.
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May 17, 2013 | By Robin Abcarian
Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military's absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it's Coughlin. She is the former Navy lieutenant who blew the lid off the tawdry goings on at the 1991 gathering of Naval aviators known as the Tailhook Assn. Symposium. In a third-floor corridor of the Las Vegas Hilton, she was sexually attacked by fellow flyers. When the Navy failed to act on her complaint, she went public.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 17, 2013 | By Robin Abcarian
Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military's absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it's Coughlin. She is the former Navy lieutenant who blew the lid off the tawdry goings on at the 1991 gathering of Naval aviators known as the Tailhook Assn. Symposium. In a third-floor corridor of the Las Vegas Hilton, she was sexually attacked by fellow flyers. When the Navy failed to act on her complaint, she went public.
NEWS
May 25, 2000 | From Reuters
The United States has resumed military contacts with Indonesia to try to foster reform, the State Department said Wednesday, less than a year after Washington suspended the ties over violence in East Timor. Indonesian air force officers observed U.S. military exercises in Thailand this month, and Washington has authorized participation by Indonesian air force and navy personnel in a disaster relief exercise in July, U.S. officials said.
NEWS
May 25, 2000 | From Reuters
The United States has resumed military contacts with Indonesia to try to foster reform, the State Department said Wednesday, less than a year after Washington suspended the ties over violence in East Timor. Indonesian air force officers observed U.S. military exercises in Thailand this month, and Washington has authorized participation by Indonesian air force and navy personnel in a disaster relief exercise in July, U.S. officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1988 | JOHN JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
It's Friday night at the drive-in. As the pale-skinned hero of the season's hot new martial-arts flick snaps the bones of the Asian archvillain, the Winnetka 6 erupts in honking horns and flashing headlights. The movie that has the big-wheeled pickups beeping is "Bloodsport." Advertised as the true story of an American who defeated all comers 13 years ago in a no-holds-barred international tournament of warriors, the movie opened last month at 800 U.S.
OPINION
June 6, 2013 | By Steve Andreasen
  The Soviets put guns before butter, but we put almost everything before guns. " - Margaret Thatcher, January 1976 When Margaret Thatcher made the above observation in a speech that earned her the title "Iron Lady" from the Soviet army newspaper, she noted that the Soviet Union was spending 20% more each year than the United States on military research and development, 25% more on weapons and equipment and 60% more on strategic nuclear forces....
NATIONAL
October 13, 2010 | By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau
A federal judge in California issued a permanent ban Tuesday on the Pentagon's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays and lesbians in the military, ordering the Defense Department to immediately halt any efforts to remove personnel because of their sexual orientation. The government has 60 days to appeal the ruling, which gives the administration until after the midterm election next month to make a decision. But it also presents a problem for President Obama as he tries to rally his Democratic base.
WORLD
December 15, 2010 | By Ken Dilanian and David S. Cloud, Los Angeles Times
Two new assessments by the U.S. intelligence community present a gloomy picture of the Afghanistan war, contradicting a more upbeat view expressed by military officials as the White House prepares to release a progress report on the 9-year-old conflict. The classified intelligence reports contend that large swaths of Afghanistan are still at risk of falling to the Taliban, according to officials who were briefed on the National Intelligence Estimates on Afghanistan and Pakistan, which represent the collective view of more than a dozen intelligence agencies.
NEWS
September 30, 2011 | By Michael Muskal
Ron Paul, the Texas congressman who is seeking the GOP presidential nomination, on Friday criticized the Obama administration's action in killing Anwar Awlaki, the American-born cleric who advocated jihad against the United States. Paul was the strongest critic on the Republican side in condemning the attack, which was praised by other candidates including Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, a libertarian like Paul, also questioned the tactic of killing a U.S. citizen without due process.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1994 | BRUCE FEIN, Bruce Fein is a constitutional scholar in Washington.
It would be the nation's finest hour since the 1948 Berlin airlift. It would redeem the foreign military assistance received by the United States essential to throwing off the British yoke. And it would fulfill President John F. Kennedy's noble inaugural pledge to "pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and success of liberty." It is President Bill Clinton's impending overthrow of Haiti's military thugs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1990
Why is it necessary for presumably objective journalists to characterize Nicaragua as "leftist" when noting that Nicaragua opposed the invasion of Panama by rightist United States military aggressors ("World Reaction to Noriega's Arrest," Jan. 5)? Centrist Spain, left-centrist Mexico and the leftist Soviet Union also opposed the intervention, but their political persuasions were not worthy of comment. Your staff even failed to observe the "rightishness" of Britain, Japan and Thailand.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 21, 2000 | Torus Tammer, (714) 965-7172, Ext. 15
Periodically, residents will see additional flags flying at City Hall. Fountain Valley last week began flying flags of each branch of the United States military along with the United States flag for a week beginning on the birthday of the particular service, city officials said. The first additional flag, the Army's, started flying June 14. The services and dates of future flag raisings are: Coast Guard, Aug. 4; Air Force, Sept. 18; Navy, Oct. 13; and Marine Corps, Nov. 10.
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