Archives for December, 2010

POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HOLSTER

Incident- On September 28,2010, an accidental discharge {AD} occurred at the range, seriously wounding an agent. When most people hear about an AD, they assume some type of negligent weapons handling was involved. In this case, however, the weapon discharged in the holster. No weapons were being fired or handled. It has been determined the…

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Taliban Steps Up Attacks in Pakistan, 41 Killed in Monday Attack

By Buzzle.com A suicide car bomb detonated earlier today killed 41 people in Pakistan, with military personnel being the intended target of the blast. Earlier in the week, Taliban forces attacked a Pakistani military compound and held hostages before 19 more people were killed. Taliban officials have cited the recent string of attacks as revenge…

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NATO and U.S. Don’t See Eye to Eye on 2014 Afghan Combat Exit

By Buzzle.com A formal agreement was reached among NATO nations over the weekend to begin turning over the security of Afghanistan to its military in 2011, with plans to issue full control to local forces there in 2014. While the president has noted that his goal is to end U.S. combat missions in the country…

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Times Square Bomber to be Sentenced in New York

By Buzzle.com One of the key pieces of the government’s case against Faisal Shahzad involved a detailed demonstration of what his explosive device could have done in Times Square had it detonated as he planned. The FBI recreated a similar explosive device – except that theirs was built to actually explode – and set it…

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