The classified details behind Iran’s treatment of several U.S. sailors who were captured by the Islamic Republic during a tense standoff earlier this year are likely to shock that nation, according to one member of the House Armed Services Committee, who disclosed to the Washington Free Beacon that these details are currently being withheld by the Obama administration.
A senior House Republican this week called on the Obama administration to shift its policy toward Taiwan in the aftermath of China’s refusal to allow the aircraft carrier USS Stennis to make a port call in Hong Kong.
A group of bipartisan congressmen, led by Rep. Randy Forbes (R., Va.), sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in support of maintaining current aircraft carrier fleet levels, Defense News reports.
Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) and Rep. Randy Forbes (R., Va.) filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court regarding religious freedom in Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius.
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and two senior committee members voiced concerns Monday about China’s first test of a new high-speed missile vehicle.