Buck McKeon Holds the Line

Criticized White House overall handling of war
McKeon at the Reagan library / AP

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.

Report: Taliban Insurgency to Grow After Troop Drawdown

Al Qaeda remains entrenched in Afghanistan
Pakistani Taliban / AP

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.