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Robert Tilford

Robert Tilford

Total Articles Written: 2,784
Total Article Views: 13,925,404
Region: United States
Registered: 5/12/2012
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Robert Tilford is a former soldier and Infantryman US Army who is a graduate of the US Army Infantry School at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Robert studied Ethics at Phoenix College. He is active on social networking sites, including facebook and twitter.

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US and its Afghan partners have no idea how many police and army it has on its payroll

CommentsArticle Views 420 | 05/04/2015 at 12:35PM by Robert Tilford Afghan Policeman mans a checkpoint on the ring of steel near Kabul.
On April 29, 2015 I was curtesy copied on an email from Alex Bronstein-Moffly regarding allegations of corruption within the Afghan police . Alex is the Director of Public Affairs , Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. This email was very disturbing because it confirmed what we had otherwise long suspected. It confirmed that the ...
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Need an incentive to report large scale fraud against the government – how about cash rewards?

CommentsArticle Views 1822 | 05/03/2015 at 12:25AM by Robert Tilford Help fight fraud the right way and you can earn some serious money in the process!
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Despite months of concertive bombing by the U.S. and its allies ISIL gains territory in Iraq and Syria

CommentsArticle Views 2069 | 04/30/2015 at 1:23AM by Robert Tilford In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile at ISIS  positions in Syria...
I received the following letter from US Senator John McCain on April 23, 2015 regarding the Islamic State of Iraq an the Levant (ISIL). Senator John McCain serves as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services… It read as follows: Dear Mr. Tilford Thank you for contacting me regarding the fight against the Islamic State ...
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Iran’s top general claims US military is secretly funding and supplying ISIL

CommentsArticle Views 4860 | 04/20/2015 at 10:43AM by Robert Tilford Major General Hassan Firuzabadi described by associates as a brilliant tactician and a tough no nonsense military commander who specializes in asymmetric warfare tactics.
The top commander of the Iranian Armed Forces said the US military planes are making regular flights to and from airports ISIL-controlled cities to supply the terrorist group with weapons, money and foodstuff. He warned that US actions are “ill advised from a military standpoint and are doomed to fail in the end.” Note: Major General ...
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Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant storing over 1000 metric tons of highly radioactive nuclear waste on an island in the middle of the Mississippi River

CommentsArticle Views 4628 | 04/20/2015 at 10:08AM by Robert Tilford 98 casks on a concrete pad next to the plant, on an island in the Mississippi River -- the source of drinking water for many communities downstream. Pictured here: Waste Storage Casks.
On April 17, 2015 Rep. John Kline of Minnesota asked for and was granted permission to address the United States House of Representatives for one minute regarding on site storage of over 1000 metric tons of highly radioactive waste at the Xcel Energy’s Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant. Note: Prairie Island is one of two ...
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General notes shift in tactics by Taliban and the rise of ISIL in Afghanistan

CommentsArticle Views 5977 | 04/19/2015 at 12:28AM by Robert Tilford Afghan special forces training at Camp Commando in Afghanistan.
STATEMENT OF GENERAL JOHN F CAMPBELL, USA COMMANDER U.S. FORCES—AFGHANISTAN BEFORE THE HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE ON THE SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN 4 MARCH 2015 Partial Transcript: “The Taliban have recently shifted their tactics to High Profile Attacks against soft targets—especially in Kabul—in order to undermine popular perceptions of improv...
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Putin confirms buildup of Russian military forces in that country to include deployment of additional radar stations for its air defenses

CommentsArticle Views 5800 | 04/18/2015 at 1:26PM by Robert Tilford New Russian Armored personnel carriers....
On April 17, 2015 President Putin commended the Russian defense industry’s performance in 2014 and the first quarter of 2015, and noted that new weapons and equipment are being delivered to the Armed Forces in a steady and regular fashion. Thus confirming reports of a military buildup of forces inside Russia. Putin visited the NDCC before hold...
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Russia struggles to revamp its defense industry as it moves quickly to modernize its armed forces capabilities and replace aging equipment

CommentsArticle Views 5525 | 04/18/2015 at 12:53PM by Robert Tilford
On April 17, 2015 President Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the Military-Industrial Commission on implementation of the state defense procurement order and import replacement in the Russia’s defense industry. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good afternoon, colleagues. At today’s meeting of the Military-Industrial Commission, we will dis...
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SAS survival, escape and evasion secrets revealed

CommentsArticle Views 6449 | 04/16/2015 at 2:49PM by Robert Tilford British-Special-Air-Service an elite military force.
The Special Air Service (SAS) is the special forces unit of the British Army founded in 1941 as a regiment, and later reconstituted as a corps in 1950. They are considered an elite military force. The corps presently comprises 22 Special Air Service Regiment, the regular component, under the operational command of United Kingdom Special ...
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Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid Al-Obeidi meets with Secretary Carter to discuss the fight against ISIL

CommentsArticle Views 4357 | 04/16/2015 at 2:23PM by Robert Tilford Al- Obaidi meets Carter on April 15, 2015.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Iraqi Minister of Defense Khalid Al-Obeidi met at the Pentagon on April 15, 2015  to discuss bilateral cooperation and progress in the counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) campaign in Iraq. The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to “degrading and ultimately defeating ISIL, focusing on next step...
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