Accuracy in Media

Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Dempsey Blasts Retired Generals Speaking at Conventions

Martin Dempsey didn’t pull punches on retired U.S. generals speaking at political party conventions, per The Hill: “The military is not a political prize,” Dempsey wrote in a letter to the Washington Post Sunday. “Politicians should take the advice of senior military leaders but keep them off the stage. The American people should not wonder where […]

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VA Secretary Shinseki Resigns, but What’s Next for America’s Veterans?

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama’s Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary, retired Army general Eric Shinseki, resigned yesterday morning. He had resisted calls from veterans’ groups and politicians to step down among a nationwide scandal, where veterans were denied timely health care by department employees. Shinseki was a retired four-star Army general and had been […]

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China’s 1st Aircraft Carrier conducts first drills

WASHINGTON — China’s first aircraft carrier has now completed a series of tests while training in the contested South China Sea region. The aircraft carrier has returned to port at the completion of the drills. Reuters reported that these drills took place off the coast of Hainan Island and was the first time that China’s […]

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Egypt puts former Islamist President Morsi on Trial

WASHINGTON — Mohammed Morsi’s fall from power has been well-documented by the international news media and by politicians. Now, he is on trial at the behest of the civilian, military-appointed interim government. Reuters reported that the government has charged Morsi with inciting murder and violence as they are cracking down on his Muslim Brotherhood party […]

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Egyptian Interim Leader quits as Protests and Violence Rage

WASHINGTON — The violent clearing-out of Muslim Brotherhood camps has reached a fever pitch and international clamor, which has led to a high-ranking official to resign from the interim government. Reuters reports that Mohamed ElBaradei, the interim vice president, resigned from his post Wednesday after the news of the violence continues to make news. The […]

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Morsi backers call for Marches to Counter Gov’t, Military

WASHINGTON — The aftermath of the fall of former President Mohammed Morsi’s government continues to have far-reaching consequences. This time, pro-Morsi supporters are taking to the streets to prevent a police crackdown on their protest camps. Reuters reports that the Egyptian police will go to two main Cairo protest camps, run by the Islamist Muslim […]

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U.S. Finally Approves Interim Egyptian Government

WASHINGTON — The U.S. has finally approved the new rule of the interim government of Egypt, which was put into power by the Egyptian military. Reuters reports that the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood is gearing up for another fight after the announcement, which was when the U.S. said Egypt’s military had been “restoring democracy” in their […]

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August 2016

8/4/2016 - Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Dempsey Blasts Retired Generals Speaking at Conventions

September 2015

9/11/2015 - James Bond’s Moonraker? Chinese Army Plans “Celestial Army” to Fight in Space

May 2015

5/14/2015 - Military Dog Teams Push to be Reunited as Law Prevents Them

5/31/2014 - VA Secretary Shinseki Resigns, but What’s Next for America’s Veterans?

February 2014

2/25/2014 - Obama’s Pentagon to Slash Budget to pre-World War II levels

January 2014

1/5/2014 - China’s 1st Aircraft Carrier conducts first drills

September 2013

9/3/2013 - Egypt puts former Islamist President Morsi on Trial

August 2013

8/15/2013 - Egyptian Interim Leader quits as Protests and Violence Rage

8/13/2013 - Morsi backers call for Marches to Counter Gov’t, Military

8/5/2013 - U.S. Finally Approves Interim Egyptian Government

8/2/2013 - Egyptian Interim Gov’t to end Islamist Vigils

July 2013

7/30/2013 - Media blames Egyptian military for Islamist protest violence

7/24/2013 - Egyptian Military Pressures Islamists with call for Protests

7/24/2013 - Al Jazeera complains the Egyptian Gov’t Intimidates Them

7/17/2013 - Egyptian Clashes leave at least 7 Dead