Dustin Lockhart

Current U.S. Army soldiers in Afghanistan may see extended tours of duty if budget cuts prevent training of replacement soldiers. (Photo credit: JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)

Army May Extend Current Afghanistan Deployments Due To Budget Cuts

Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan next year may see their war tours extended because budget cuts will drastically limit training for brigades to replace them, the top Army general said Friday.


Former Vice President Dick Cheney told a Wyoming audience that President Obama's cabinet picks are "dismal." (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Cheney: Obama Chose Hagel So A Republican Will ‘Take The Heat’ For Defense Cuts

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday night that President Barack Obama has jeopardized U.S. national security by nominating substandard candidates for key cabinet posts and by degrading the U.S. military.