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By William Tucker

The U.S. State Department has designated the Syrian Al-Nousra Front as a foreign terrorist organization, and as such, has applied sanctions to the group. In the time that Al-Nousra has come to international attention it has reportedly carried out 600 attacks with many occurring against civilian targets. The methodology of attacks the State Department calls out vary.

By William Tucker

Shifting through North Korean news can be at once torturous and humorous. On the one hand, international concern over the upcoming rocket launch has come to dominate headlines, but this news is coming on the heels of the reported discovery of a unicorn lair and the mistaken thought that a U.S. publication had seriously spent time extolling the physical virtues of Kim Jong-un.

Jim Camp
Forbes Magazine
Special to InMilitaryEducation.com

Last year’s jobless rate for all veterans was 8.3 percent. Veterans who served on active duty since 2001 had an even higher unemployment rate of 12.1 percent. And even though the prognosis looks better these days—September’s statistics show that the unemployment rate for all veterans was more than a full percentage point lower than the national average—I believe there is more that can be done.

The Albuquerque Journal
Special to InMilitaryEducation.com

Sandia National Laboratories announced this week it has launched a hiring program to help combat-injured veterans get into the workforce and develop career skills and experience.

“We want to give back to those who have given so much to our country,” said James Peery, director of Sandia's Information Systems Analysis Center and supporter of the Labs' Wounded Warrior Career Development Program. “They've earned the right to work here.” Four people have been hired so far and three more are in the process, the labs said in a news release.

By William Tucker

Throughout the Syrian civil war there has been a lot of coverage over the status of chemical weapons in the country – and for good reason. Unfortunately, some of the best analysis of the topic has been lost in the haphazard media coverage of Syria and its conflict. Initially, the topic really came to the fore in July when the spokesman for the Syrian Foreign Ministry, Jihad Makdissi, stated, “No chemical or biological weapons will ever be used, and I repeat, will never be used, during the crisis in Syria no matter what the developments inside Syria.”