Republican lawmakers and foreign policy experts blasted President Barack Obama’s announcement on Tuesday that he would fully withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 as a move that could embolden the Taliban and eventually lead to a resurgence in violence.
Sens. John McCain (R., Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.), and Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) blasted President Obama’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan in a statement on Tuesday.
Retiring the A-10 jet from service will put combat troops lives at risk according to Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.), John McCain (R., Ariz.), and Saxby Chambliss (R., Ga.) in a recent Real Clear Defense op-ed.
U.S. maritime forces are unable to seize almost three-quarters of drug shipments smuggled into America due to declining resources, according to recent comments by the commander of U.S. Southern Command.
Congress is moving forward with legislation that would eliminate hundreds of useless government reports, including the annual review on “Dog and Cat Fur” by the Department of Homeland Security.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is staying silent about a new congressional amendment that would level fresh economic sanctions on Iran, leading some insiders to say that the pro-Israel lobbying group has been “neutered” following a high profile defeat last month.
Ukraine was the primary focus of each Sunday news program as protestors and the government move towards a transitional government.