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Pasadena Green Beret Reportedly Killed By Friendly Fire In Afghanistan

A soldier from Pasadena was confirmed killed while on deployment in Afghanistan following reports of a NATO jet mistakenly bombing his unit instead of their Taliban attackers.

06/10/2014

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

Salam Buzgaya, a Libyan native visiting from Sacramento (CBS)

Libyans In SoCal Celebrate As Gaddafi Likely To Flee Tripoli

Many Libyan-Americans in Southern California are hoping they will soon be celebrating the disintegration of Moammar Gaddafi’s regime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/23/2011

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Garamendi: ‘Mass Confusion’ Over Libya Operation After House Vote

A California congressman says that America’s role in Libya is more unclear than ever after lawmakers shot down a bill endorsing an expansion of the NATO-led conflict.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/24/2011

(PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Takes Gas-Guzzling ‘Beast’ To Clean Energy Summit

Weighing over eight tons, the “Beast”, Obama’s armored limousine was flown out to Lisbon before his arrival at what was intended to be a summit on cleaner-burning vehicles.

11/19/2010

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