Several recent news reports indicate that the role of U.S. special forces in operations against ISIS and al-Qaeda in parts of the Middle East and Africa is expanding.
The false information put out by the Obama White House concerning the Iran nuclear deal raises the larger question: Should we trust presidents so much in foreign affairs?
The White House announced that during President Obama’s upcoming trip to Vietnam and Japan, "the President will make an historic visit to Hiroshima with Prime Minister Abe to highlight his continued commitment to pursuing the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.
The role of U.S. special forces in Afghanistan, who are technically considered to be consultants rather than combatants, has caused confusion among some troops concerning exactly what their role is.
Speaking at Washington’s Mayflower Hotel on April 27, the GOP’s front-running presidential candidate Donald Trump delivered a major speech outlining his plans “to shake the rust off America’s foreign policy.”
Following President Obama’s announcement in Hanover, Germany, on April 25 that the United States would send an additional 250 special operations forces to Syria in the coming weeks, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook denied that the increase was “mission creep.”
President Obama met with King Salman of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, the kingdom’s capital, on April 20, as the president visited to attend a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders.
During a CBS News 60 Minutes program aired on April 10 called “28 Pages,” correspondent Bob Kroft asked former Democrat Florida Governor and Senator Bob Graham about whether he thinks that 28 pages of the famous 9/11 Commission Report should be declassified.
Anonymous sources told the Wall Street Journal on Friday that the Treasury Department will allow Iran a workaround on sanctions.