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Topic - Edward Thomas
Two people arrested in Connecticut last week have been indicted by a federal grand jury on sex trafficking charges.
Members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, led by Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, have issued a blistering criticism of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, who as Joint Chiefs chairman is the nation’s highest-ranking officer and chief military adviser to President Obama.
By no means the least talented of those killed in World War I, Edward Thomas has always been the odd man out among "war poets." Perhaps this is because his verse did not for the most part deal with the conflict that ended his life abruptly with a shell blast in April 1917.
Author Andrew Miller on Tuesday won Britain's lucrative Costa Book Award for his historical novel, "Pure," set in Paris in the years leading up to the French Revolution.
"The Chairman has testified before Congress multiple times on the military response to the attacks in Benghazi," said Air Force Col. Edward Thomas. "Our forces were ordered to respond upon notification of the attack. But the fact remains, as we have repeatedly indicated, that U.S. military forces could not have arrived in time to mount a rescue of those Americans who were killed and injured that night."
He added: "We began moving assets that could have been used for protection of our personnel and facilities, for medical evacuation, or for hostage rescue. Those assets continued to move until it was clear that they were no longer needed."