The power vacuum left by the United States’ retreat from the Middle East has exacerbated the threats posed by the Islamic State and Iran, according to Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) said on Friday.
On Tuesday, the Center for Security Policy sent a thank you letter containing signatures from more than 150 security experts to Sen. Tom Cotton and the other 46 senators that sent an open letter to Iran’s leaders.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) said in an interview with Real Clear Defense that the United States needs to ramp up its defense spending and maintain and modernize its military force.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) said on Monday that he will support a Republican-authored budget that leaves spending caps on defense in place but will work to lift them later this year.