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‘No quarter’ — Sen. Tom Cotton calls for US troops to do ‘whatever it takes’ to restore order amid nationwide protests
Sen. Tom Cotton, an Arkansas Republican, pushed for the use of military force against demonstrators who've taken to the streets and, in some cases, protested violently against police brutality and racism
Minnesota National Guard deletes tweet saying it won’t send tanks into cities because it caused ‘more confusion’
The Minnesota National Guard, which has been responding to unrest in the state, has deleted a tweet posted on Sunday saying that it won't send tanks into the Twin Cities because they would "damage the roads"
World War II Memorial among several on National Mall vandalized during protests
The National World War II memorial was one of several monuments on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., that were scrawled with graffiti over the weekend
One dead in Louisville after shooting involving police and National Guard amid protests
One man was shot and killed in Louisville just after midnight on Monday after an exchange of gunfire with police and members of the National Guard, multiple media outlets reported
Trump, attorney general to meet as US cities smolder amid protests
President Donald Trump was scheduled to meet with his top law enforcement officer behind closed doors on Monday as cities nationwide awoke from a smoldering weekend of violent protests over race and policing in the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Minnesota National Guard carrying guns and ammo in response to ‘credible threat,’ general says
As law enforcement officials brace for another night of violent protests in Minneapolis, Minnesota National Guard members activated to support them are now armed and carrying ammunition, the general in charge said Sunday
Nearly a third of states have activated the National Guard to assist local police response to unrest
The National Guard announced on Sunday that roughly 5,000 guardsmen and airmen have been activated to assist local law enforcement in response to "civil disturbances in 15 states and the District of Columbia."
No, a ‘child militia’ didn’t deploy to Atlanta amid nationwide protests
A trending video on Twitter claimed to show a "child militia" stationed outside at an Atlanta protest early Saturday, but police said the soldiers in the video are actually adult members of the Georgia National Guard
‘You don’t even have to serve in the war to get killed by it’ — Veterans reflect on 50th anniversary of Kent State shooting
"I was mad ... I was distressed that American soldiers were shooting Americans."
China bans US military ship, aircraft visits to Hong Kong amid pro-democracy protests
In more normal times, several U.S. naval ships visit Hong Kong annually, an R&R tradition that dates back to the pre-1997 colonial era
‘All of them are thieves’ — Iraqi prime minister’s fate in limbo as protests swell
"Our demand is not only to replace Adel Abdul Mahdi, we want the whole government uprooted"
At least 40 killed as fresh protests engulf Iraq
Sh*t is going down.
Senior US diplomat privately warns that Iraqi prime minister’s resignation ‘appears inevitable’ amid deadly protests
In the wake of escalating violence in Iraq, the resignation of the country's prime minister may be imminent, Task & Purpose has learned.
Iranian newspaper is suggesting that the US embassy in Baghdad be seized
Iranian media affiliated with various parts of the country's political spectrum have been trumpeting a rhetoric that blames U.S., Saudi Arabia and Israel for the widespread protests in Iraq.
One of Iraq’s most powerful clerics just called on the government to quit as protests rage
Moqtada al-Sadr, a populist political leader, has a huge following on the Iraqi street.
Blasts rock Baghdad’s Green Zone as death toll from Iraq protests rises
Over the past three days, nationwide protests over unemployment, corruption and public services have left 18 people dead and over 600 wounded
Iraq is sliding into chaos as massive protests spread nationwide
The elite counter-terrorism service was also deployed to Baghdad airport where its men fired live ammunition and tear gas at protesters, preventing them from storming Baghdad airport.
Protests in Iraq are going nationwide in what looks like a new ‘Arab Spring’ moment
The protests, which started on Tuesday over unemployment, corruption, and poor public services, have escalated, with many chanting for the "fall of the regime", a slogan first popularized during the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings
Protest Ban Ties The NFL And Military Together. And Makes Them Great
The National Football League recently announced a controversial policy prohibiting its players and affiliated employees from sitting or kneeling during the...
Plagiarized, Error-Riddled White House Petition To Designate Antifa A Terror Group Gets 200K Signatures
Opponents of “radical alt-left” anti-fascist protesters have gathered enough online signatures on a White House petition over the weekend to...