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Boots Are on the Ground

Terri Barnes | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics
Terri Barnes

When the Secretary of Defense reiterates "no boots on the ground," military families don't breathe a sigh of relief alongside the rest of America. We know too much. Whether the Pentagon calls it a combat mission or boots on the ground won't matter much to those doing the job and wearing the boots.

Commanders: Benghazi Rescue Hampered By Lack Of Information

AP | By DONNA CASSATA and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi might have been prevented, military leaders say, if commanders had known more about the in...

New Military Testimony Suggests Different Attackers In Benghazi Assaults

AP | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly revealed testimony from top military commanders involved in the U.S. response to the Benghazi attacks suggests that the perp...

On Memorial Day Don't Politicize Benghazi; Save it -- That's What Chris Stevens Would Do

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

Lack of money could be pointed to in reference to every public function; it is a bit too easy an out, since there is never enough money appropriate to go around. In Benghazi there is a deeper misjudgment, but it takes no dog-and-pony show to see it.

America Should Stay Out of Africa

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 04.10.2013 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

France will shortly be engaged in rebuilding Mali, a country twice the size of Texas. Does the U.S. really want to join in another nation-building exercise, in a Muslim country, on a continent where Americans are not welcome?

U.S. General Sees End To Libya Mission

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 12.01.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The military mission in Libya is largely complete and NATO's involvement could begin to wrap up as soon as this coming week after a...

Top General Looking To Expand War-On-Terror Capabilities In Africa

AP | By LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics