“This year, we will bring America’s longest war to a responsible end,” President Barack Obama said Tuesday as he announced that just under 10,000 American troops will remain in Afghanistan by the end of 2014.
President Barack Obama’s approval ratings for handling foreign policy issues generally top his ratings for most domestic issues, including the economy and health care, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
A top U.S. military officer has told American troops based in Japan that “the best way to avoid war is to prepare for it.”
Suicides are surging among America’s troops, averaging nearly one a day this year — the fastest pace in the nation’s decade of war.
One of the Republican Party’s leading lawmakers on national security is criticizing GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s contention that the U.S. mission in Afghanistan may not be feasible.