Al Qaeda is laying the groundwork to relaunch in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of the United States and other international forces.
Civil war could break out if the Obama administration withdraws all troops from Afghanistan, a senior Pakistani official warned Tuesday.
Rep. Buck McKeon (R., Calif.) blasted President Barack Obama on Monday for not acknowledging the victories U.S. forces have achieved in Afghanistan and explaining America’s moral responsibility in the war.
The Taliban-led insurgency in Afghanistan will intensify following the drawdown of U.S. and allied troops in Afghanistan later this year, according to a Pentagon-sponsored independent study.
Al Qaeda continues to be a growing threat to U.S. interests despite President Obama’s “wishful narrative” that they are on a path to defeat, Rep. Buck McKeon (R., Calif.) said at a hearing Tuesday.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said in a speech at a national security conference in Tel Aviv on Tuesday that the United States has lost its influence in the Middle East since it started scaling back on military action in the area.