Area 51 finally declassified

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The CIA’s high-tech map of Area 51

Area  51. UFOs. Dead aliens. A lakebed about 125 miles north of Las Vegas has ignited imaginations for more than half a century.

Now a CIA report just made public tells the secret history of how Groom Lake was turned into Area 51, and explains how U-2 spy planes targeted China and confused the Soviets. Continue reading

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Afghans fed up with Taliban

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U.S. officials are encouraged by grassroots uprisings against the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Washington Free Beacon reports. “First and foremost, the anti-Taliban movements reflect the local populace’s growing intolerance of Taliban influence and abuse,” Air Force Lt. Col. David Simons, a spokesman for the International Security Assistance Forces, the U.S.-led military coalition, tells the Beacon.

But other problems persist. … Continue reading

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