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Topic - Military Of The United States
The American voters elected to the office of commander in chief a man who has never worn the uniform of the United States military, a man so ignorant of our armed forces that he referred to a medical corpsman as a "corpse-man." Voters chose to put at the helm of the foremost economy on earth a man who has never managed even a lemonade stand. In foreign affairs, we watched as he drew "red lines" in the sand before a minor Middle Eastern despot, painting himself into a corner until he was rescued from his folly by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Clandestine U.S. military raids on terrorist targets in North Africa suggest the Obama administration is eager to send a message to an emerging generation of al Qaeda fighters: It does not matter where on the globe you are hiding, the U.S. is tracking you and willing to exert stealth military muscle — not just drones — to take you down.
The United States does not need the permission of the United Nations or any other international body for a military strike against Syria to retaliate for its use of chemical weapons against civilians, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday.
Donovan Campbell, a management and technology consultant and author of "Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood," served three combat deployments as a decorated Marine Corps officer in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other gun control advocates insisted Wednesday that both momentum and public opinion are on their side, but recent polling shows Americans turning against stricter laws as more time elapses since the Newtown shootings.
Mitt Romney on Tuesday appeared to open a new avenue for illegal immigrants to get legal status, but his campaign quickly shut the door Wednesday, saying he still only supports a very narrow pathway that would require joining the U.S. military.
President Obama is the first and only commander-in-chief in the history of the republic to petition a federal court with a claim that allowing the men and women who serve under his command three extra days to vote in-person by absentee ballot is a violation of the Constitution.
President Obama's weekend trip to Colombia is being rocked by the disclosure that up to a dozen Secret Service agents there have been relieved of their duties amid allegations of misconduct with prostitutes.
In one of the sharper, more substantive debates of the GOP primary so far, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum brought their foreign policy fight to New Hampshire, outlining dueling visions for the role the United States military should play worldwide — particularly in regards to the nation's relationship with Israel and how best to handle Iran's nuclear programs.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates leaves office Thursday popular with the liberal Washington establishment, but not so with conservatives chafed by his budget cutting and his enthusiastic support for open gays in the ranks.
They differ markedly on policies, but President Bush and President-elect Barack Obama both struck the same note in their Christmas weekend radio addresses.