Category Archives: Women in Militaries

Half The Battle, On Women In Combat

Thomas Hennessey http://wgbhnews.org/post/half-battle-women-combat As Veteran’s day approaches (November 9) the discussion of women in combat heats up once again.  In this article Callie Crossley discusses why imagery of women serving is not seen all that often during Veteran’s day celebration despite … Continue reading

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A Self Proclaimed Hero in Leila Khaled’s My People Shall Live

In Leila Khaled’s My People Shall Live, Khaled tells of her journey as a Palestinian soldier on a mission to bring justice to her people from the Israelis.  As the narrator, Khaled tells the story in such a way that … Continue reading

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More on Gaddafi’s Virgin Bodyguards

http://www.zimbio.com/Muammar+Qadaffi/articles/Cud-KZGU6DN/AMAZONS+Five+Gaddafi+lipsticked+virgins+Bodyguards

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Gadhafis Last Hope?

http://www.aolnews.com/2011/03/23/moammar-40-lipsticked-virgins-gadhafis-best-bet-for-survival/?icid=maing|main5|dl2|sec1_lnk1|51358

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