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# US Military

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Here are the 30 countries who have landed military aircraft in Shannon since 2009
Afghanistan, Bahrain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA…
Charlie Flanagan apologises and says this US military plane DID land in Shannon
But does an explanation of “administrative error” raise more questions than it answers?
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court
The TDs were arrested in July after trying to search a US military aircraft.
The US military wants to build a drone carrying "mothership"
Military designers want to build and aircraft carrier in the sky.
"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden
Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.
TDs and Senators visited Shannon Airport today - to see if the US military should still be there
Sinn Féin’s Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said further assurances are needed from the government that Ireland’s neutrality is not being compromised.
Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to 'turn the tide' on Ebola
The current outbreak has killed 2,400 people so far.
Anti-war activist to be arrested and jailed for Shannon Airport protest
Niall Farrell was convicted along with Margaretta D’Arcy last month.
Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon
The Wexford TD is continuing his campaign to stop Shannon from being used as a US military airbase.
Obama and Putin may "cross paths" during D-Day commemorations
Obama is in Poland and announced a expansion of US military presence in Europe.
Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from prison in ten days
However the 79-year-old campaigner will be back in court in June over charges relating to another protest at Shannon Airport.
The US military is making pizza that never goes bad
AKA, The Dream.
Margaretta D’Arcy is in prison but activists continue to protest at Shannon Airport
A demonstration is planned for later today.
Taliban capture US Military sniffer dog, insist he is 'alive and well'
A video shows “Colonel” wearing a black vest with pouches for equipment and perking his ears when the militants begin chanting.
Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law
Margaretta, in her peaceful act of civil disobedience, was seeking to highlight our own government’s failure to uphold both Irish and international law. We should applaud her courage, writes Joe Murray.
US Air Force helicopter crashes on English coast with four crew believed dead
It is not thought that anyone in the surrounding area has been injured but an assessment on possible munitions on board is taking place.
Here are the crazy military robots Google bought this week
Amazing creations – but also a tad creepy.
Amnesty report into US drone attacks raises possibility of war crimes
Amnesty International says that the US has failed to live up to its promise of openness with Pakistani villagers leaving in constant fear.
Armed US plane landed at Shannon 'in error'
Shannonwatch said it is difficult to believe that a breach of this kind was an administrative error.
US stages raids targeting Islamist leaders in Africa
A Libyan militant suspected in the 1998 US embassy bombings was captured by US forces. A leader of the Shabab group was targeted in southern Somalia in a second raid.
Fort Hood shooter found guilty, faces death penalty
Nidal Hasan had openly declared he carried out the killings, fuelling suspicions he is actively seeking the death penalty.
"I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female."
The former US Army private has issued a statement to a US TV programme asking to be henceforth known as Chelsea Manning.
North Korea threatens to strike US military bases
The threat comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level for years.
'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet
Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.
Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil
The Irish Anti War Movement is calling for an end to US military flights out of Shannon Airport.
Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case
Prosecutors say that four soldiers had planned to overthrow the US government.
US agents 'removed' after Colombian prostitute scandal
Eight agents remain on administrative leave over scandal which emerged ahead of President Obama’s visit to Colombia.
Photos show US troops posing with corpses in Afghanistan
Photographs published in the Los Angeles Times today show US troops posing with the bodies of dead insurgents in Afghanistan.
US pays $50,000 per victim of night raid shooting spree - report
Afghan officials say that the US has paid out compensation following the murder of 16 civilians.
Video: Investigation into dramatic Afghan helicopter crash
The ISAF aircraft struck the snow-covered ground, narrowly missing people on the ground.
US soldier to face murder charges over deaths of 17 Afghans
Staff Sergeant Robert Bales will also face charges of assault and a string of other offences, a military official says.
US soldier 'saw friend's leg blown off' on day before rampage
The family of shooting suspect has been moved to a military base for their own protection, according to officials.
Video: Watch the US Military's 'heat beam' weapon in action
The ‘active denial system’ directs an electromagnetic beam which feels like a sudden wave of heat.
Hundreds protest Afghan shootings as Taliban mounts attack on government
Gunmen targeted a government delegation as it visited relatives of the shooting victims.
Taliban vows revenge over US soldier's shooting spree
Threats follow shooting which claimed the lives of 16 Afghan civilians in Kandahar province.
Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report
A report by the Pentagon has found that “several portions of remains” of people who died in the terrorist attacks were put in a landfill.
Bradley Manning defers court plea in WikiLeaks case
The US Army private is accused of passing sensitive and classified information to WikiLeaks.
In pictures: The US Army’s guide to Pinterest
Check out what the US military had to say about the increasingly popular social pinboard site.
56 attacks a week in Iraq last year: report
Security firm says Iraqi security forces likely to remain under threat into 2012 after US troop withdrawal.
US investigates footage of 'marines urinating on corpses'
Video footage appears to show US soldiers despoiling corspes in Afghanistan, but it not clear when or where it was filmed.