With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
A high-ranking Department of Defense employee who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe from an Afghanistan-based contractor was sentenced to 20 months in prison for his crime.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) – Authorities say a U.S. Marine from northeast Georgia is recovering after being severely injured by a blast from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. The Times of Gainesville reports (http://bit.ly/xVq2PU) that part […]
President Barack Obama says U.S. troops in Afghanistan are making progress, achieving their objective, and will succeed in their mission.
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is warning that a Florida church’s threat to burn copies of the Muslim holy book could endanger U.S. troops and Americans worldwide.
From the White House to Afghanistan, the American flag waved in honor of Independence Day.
Now that General Stanley McChrystal has been “relieved” of his duty, he will have plenty of time to think.