Desi Thoughts

US soldier 'waterboards' daughter

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A US soldier has been charged with assault after allegedly waterboarding his four-year-old daughter, police in the state of Washington have said. Sgt Joshua Tabor dunked the girl’s head in a sink full of water for not reciting the alphabet, police in the town of Yelm said. Waterboarding is an interrogation technique that simulates drowning and has been banned as torture by the US. Sgt Tabor is a helicopter repairer who served in Iraq from 2007-08. Yelm police chief Todd Stancil said Sgt Tabor was arrested on 31 January. Officers…read more

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Iraq War Vets Return; Some Have No Home

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Very depressing. But this guy is couragous. I hope he does find a good job soon. he deserves it. Iraq War Vets Return; Some Have No Homeby Libby Lewis All Things Considered, October 27, 2006 · National Guard Cpl. Joe Raicaldo is home from Iraq with things he didn’t have when he left: an honorable discharge, metal rods and screws up and down his spine, and an arm that moves like a robot’s. He’s also homeless, living in his car. There are at least 600 recent vets who are homeless….read more

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GW Poem

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I came across the poem that has been causing a lot of stir in Pakistan. It is amazing to just try to understand that the Ministry of Education will look at provoking the public in such a manner. Pakistanis don’t feel very high about USA and then the policies of the current establishment have not helped in improving its image with War in Iraq and Afghanistan. To make the matters worse the government of Pakistan decided to add this poem to the syllabi of the 11 grade student. One thing…read more

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