The State Department under former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wasted $6.5 million to build communication towers in Afghanistan “that were never used as intended,” according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR).
U.S. and Iraqi authorities have jointly ramped up their efforts to prevent terrorists from acquiring nuclear and radioactive materials as concerns mount that Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) is seeking to recover these sensitive materials and use them in a terror attack.
State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf took to her Twitter account Thursday to lash out at Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who Harf accused of lacking “intelligence & class.”
The Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine is proceeding apace. The Obama administration acknowledged Thursday that up to 1,000 Russian troops have crossed the border in recent days, along with assorted military hardware. NATO concurs.
Lithuanian ambassador to the United Nations Raimonda Murmokaite put it rather succinctly:
So why is the Obama administration refusing to call it an invasion?