With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
President Barack Obama, defending his foreign policy record at a time of anti-American rage in the Muslim world, fired back at suggestions from Republican Mitt Romney that the president has been weak with allies and enemies alike.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
Because of my job, I’m honored to be a part of a lot of fine charitable organizations.
Army investigators say they found no bullet wound and no foul play in the death of a soldier who died during a Skype video chat with his wife.
The family of a Texas-based Army medic serving in Afghanistan says his wife witnessed the officer’s death, which happened as the two were video chatting via Skype.
Two sisters got in trouble for violating the school’s dress code by wearing a t-shirt honoring their soldier father who was paralyzed in Afghanistan.
It was a Super Bowl of a different kind in Indianapolis Wednesday night as NFL alumni took on Wounded Warrior veterans in a flag football game.