Afghanistan

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In March 2009, Johnson joined an Army Reserve unit in Seagoville, Texas, and served four and a half years. He was sent to Afghanistan in 2013 and served eight months with the 420th Engineer Brigade.

Despite pledging to bring home almost all American troops before leaving office, President Barack Obama plans to leave nearly 10,000 troops in war-torn Afghanistan through 2016 in an effort to help fend off the Taliban, reports the Washington Post.

In an effort to give Afghanistan time to form a stable government, President Obama on Tuesday said U.S. troops will keep its current level of…

I’m not sure what’s more exhausting: The invocation of primates when discussing Black people, much less the first Black man to be elected president of the…

WASHINGTON — Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday condemned as “completely inhumane” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. Pentagon officials said commanders believe they have identified the men’s unit and that it is back in the United States. SEE ALSO: Satomrum’s Communist Clan The Marine […]

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BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — President Barack Obama slipped unannounced into dangerous Afghanistan on Friday, one year after widening an ever deadlier war and just days before a pivotal review about the 9-year-plus conflict. Plans for a face-to-face meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai were scrapped at the last minute. Under intense security, Obama landed […]

WASHINGTON — America’s vaunted can-do spirit is badly frayed. From the Gulf oil spill to the war in Afghanistan, from lost jobs to soaring budget deficits, cascading crises are defying easy resolution and undermining faith in the future.

VIA: CNN.COM Army doctor Lt. Col. Terry Lakin refuses to deploy to Afghanistan because he considers orders from President Obama to be ‘illegal.’  He believes Obama does not meet the constitutional requirements to be president and commander-in-chief, because he believes that Obama wasn’t born in the United States. VIEW VIDEO