Defense Secretary Ashton Carter publicly criticized the Iraqi military and their handling of the situation in Ramadi. Both the United States and Iraq are attempting to regain control of the key city.
A discussion on recent developments regarding the future of the NSA, the United States’ handling of ISIS, and a look at the 2016 field of GOP presidential candidates.
The American military’s job is to deter, and when that fails, to defeat an enemy, plain and simple. It can create the conditions for change, but it is not the one stop shop where we go to make the world a better place.
In the United States fight against ISIS it’s one-step forward, two-steps back. The mishandling of this fight has resulted in ISIS taking the key city of Ramadi.
The seizure of Ramadi on Sunday leaves President Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State in ruins not only in Iraq but also throughout the Muslim world.
Tsarnaev’s story is a human tragedy, a tale of devastating personal choices about which developmental neurophysiology has precious little to add.
President Obama this week hosts six key Arab leaders at the White House and Camp David. The predominant topic will be Iran’s nuclear weapons program.
Under considerable controversy, the French Parliament recently passed a new domestic surveillance bill that will potentially give law enforcement officials their most widespread spying abilities ever, involving practically no judicial oversight.
Following several requests, Hillary Clinton has agreed to testify once before the House Benghazi committee, answering questions about her 2012 handling of the attacks on an American compound in Benghazi, Libya.
A discussion of the slow progress in the Iranian vessel takeover situation, the current state of Yemen, and the recent shooting in Garland, Texas.