Iraq War Veteran Overcomes Injury to Serve His Community

KILLEEN, Texas – Former Fort Cavazos soldier Rod Ford’s military career was cut short after being wounded during his second deployment in Iraq. As a Killeen resident, he vividly recalls the harrowing experience that led to his Purple Heart. During his 18-month deployment from 2005-2007, Ford’s second mission involved serving on a quick response force. … Read more

Israel’s Ongoing Killing of Journalists in Gaza: Evidence of War Crimes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Wael Dahdouh, a journalist for Al Jazeera, has endured unimaginable personal tragedy while continuing to report on the suffering of others. In October, he learned that his wife, seven-year-old daughter, 15-year-old son, and one-year-old grandson were killed in an attack. Despite this devastating loss, he continued his reporting. Last month, … Read more

U.S. Says No Gaza Genocide; South Africa Launches War Crimes Proceedings Against Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department announced on Wednesday that no indication of genocide has been observed in Gaza. This statement comes in response to South Africa’s request to the International Court of Justice to declare Israel in breach of its obligations under the Genocide Convention. The World Court has scheduled public hearings on … Read more

US Navy Developing New Weapons in Possible War with China

In light of rising tensions with Beijing, the U.S. Navy is integrating drone ships into its Pacific fleets, deploying alongside aircraft carriers. As China’s military develops, the U.S. has started developing new weapons to deter a possible invasion of Taiwan. U.S. military officials have repeatedly listed China as the main challenge for development and engagement. … Read more