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Supporters of former 1LT Lorance take heart as Hannity questions Trump on military cases

During an interview with President Donald Trump, Sean Hannity breached a subject drawing scant sympathy from the majority of media. Hannity asked the president about a potential pardon for Kristian Saucier, a sailor sentenced to military prison for taking photos … Continue reading

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Soldier’s parents appeal to Obama for pardon, but chances better with Trump

I’ve written many stories about former 1LT Clint Lorance who is serving 20 years in Leavenworth for permitting his soldiers to fire on men Lorance perceived as the enemy in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan in 2012. Now Lorance’s parents, after … Continue reading

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Trump’s Iraq oil comments beg question: America First, or China?

During an NBC News forum on Wednesday, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said the United States should’ve taken the oil in Iraq, thereby preventing ISIS from benefiting from oil profits. Pundits are nattering on both left and right, but conversations … Continue reading

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Followup on Lorance: Were any rounds fired in attacks killing six in Afghanistan?

A troubling question has arisen regarding deaths of US troops in a situation very similar to that former 1LT Clint Lorance faced in 2012. On the Monday before Christmas, a suicide terrorist hit a patrol near Bargram Airfield. Only US … Continue reading

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Motorcycle attack killing six supports former 1LT Lorance’s decision

Former 1LT Clint Lorance awaits word on his defense team’s request for a new trial. Now an attack that killed six US troops in Afghanistan is the latest example supporting the decision Lorance made that landed him in military prison … Continue reading

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How to lose a war: Administration opposes new trial for soldier doing his duty

Losing a war is pretty easy. Hamstring soldiers with suicidal Rules of Engagement, refuse to label and target your enemy, flail around with foreign policy, and kowtow to people you can’t trust. While you’re at it, praise an alleged deserter … Continue reading

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Derrick Miller: Another combat veteran in prison because of judgment call in war zone

How many times have Americans heard of air attacks on civilian areas—even on a hospital—in a war zone? Too many to count, dating to the presidency of Ronald Reagan and continuing to the present day era of Barack Obama. No … Continue reading

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