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Count me among those — a dwindling minority, I'm afraid — who think that politics should end at the water's edge.
The Obama administration is reportedly wrestling with the idea of unleashing a fatal drone attack against a U.S. citizen believed to be a member of al Qaeda and suspected of actively plotting an attack on Americans who are overseas.
For the first time in my life, I am ashamed and afraid of the current government. This is the most audacious move to seize control of the military that I have ever witnessed, and the American people have no idea it is occurring before their eyes.
America's ongoing financial woes offer our leaders a prime opportunity to reconsider the long-term investments for our enduring national security needs.
Since the world has often been a dangerous place, America's military and foreign aid are widespread around the globe. Some politicians decry the role of America as the policeman of the world. However, there is much to consider in the current abandonment of American influence, especially in the Middle East and Far East.
"Selfies." You've probably heard of them. They are the photos that teens (and, too often, young adults) take of themselves and post far and wide for the admiration or amusement of friends. Snap-chat, Facebook and Twitter are full of selfies. Although great fun when used in moderation, they also have become classic examples of teenage narcissism, self-absorption and lack of vision — and icons of a nation struggling to remember its greatness.
Remember sequester cuts? In all the brouhaha on Capitol Hill about the fate of Obamacare, the fate of the budget and continuing resolutions and the fate of government’s day-to-day operations, the fallout from mandated cost-cuts has fallen under the radar – but former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta raised the specter on Sunday.
In more than a decade of fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Medal of Honor — the highest award for combat bravery — has been awarded five times to living recipients. On Oct. 15, the Medal of Honor will be presented to another living recipient, marking the sixth time since Sept. 11, 2001, that a member of the armed forces will stand before the commander in chief to receive the nation's most revered combat valor award.
America's military is under religious attack, and it's rapidly reaching the stage where troop readiness is being compromised, said the executive vice president of the nonprofit Family Research Council.