House Veterans In Both Parties Divided On Arming Syrian RebelsThe effort to train and arm Syrian rebels proved a tough sell with many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now serving in the House. Wariness among veterans crossed party lines as Republicans Democrats alike said they feared weapons and training would one day be used against Americans instead of against militants seeking an Islamic state.
Poll: Majority Of US Voters Blame Bush For Iraq ViolenceA majority of Americans (51 percent) blame the recent surge of violence in Iraq on former President George W. Bush, with only 27 percent placing blame with President Barack Obama.
US Military Deaths In Afghanistan At 2,185As of Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at least 2,185 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
CBS News: Hundreds Of Millions Taxpayer-Paid Products Unused In AfghanistanA massive amount of taxpayer-paid products have gone to waste in the Afghanistan war, as a clearer picture of what was never used and what was left behind is formed as U.S. troops withdraw.
Hayden: Afghan Troop Withdrawal Will Lead To Same 'Dangerous' Situation As IraqThe former director of the National Security and Central Intelligence agencies, Gen. Michael Hayden, says that President Barack Obama’s withdrawal plan in Afghanistan will lead to the same “dangerous” situation from the fall-out in Iraq.
Wounded Veterans Work to Capture Child PredatorsOskar Zepeda has had pretty much one mission in his life: kill or capture.
US Intel Report: Gains Made In Afghanistan Gone By 2017, Taliban Power GrowsA recent U.S. intelligence report on the war in Afghanistan suggests that any gains that the United States and other allies have made will be lost by 2017.
AP Poll: 57 Percent Of US Says Going To War In Afghanistan Was 'Wrong Thing To Do' 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.
Hagel: Total 2014 U.S. Troop Pullout of Afghanistan a 'Real Possibility' U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stated there is a “real possibility” that there will be a total troop pullout from Afghanistan if President Hamid Karzai does not sign a security pact.