United States military officials earlier this morning confirmed that they’ve launched an airstrike against the Taliban in Afghanistan mere days after President Donald Trump boasted about brokering a peace deal with the group.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) explained that Trump is so desperate for an agreement to end the war in Afghanistan because during the campaign he promised to get all US troops out.
Senate Republicans are not happy with Donald Trump, and today plan to take action that has been described as a “stunning rebuke” of the president.
For weeks now, GOP senators have told Trump not to declare a national emergency to build a border wall. Mitch McConnell and other Republican Senate leaders have completely rejected his national security policy in Syria and Afghanistan.
Donald Trump posted several tweets this morning that directly contradict national security intelligence on several major foreign policy matters, showing that he is doing actual damage to the country.
When Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, he drew significant media attention by breaking with multiple points Trump has been trying to make in recent days, such as:
A senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan apologized on Wednesday for a "highly offensive" leaflet which contained a passage from the Quran used in the Taliban militants' banner superimposed on to the image of a dog.
Trump has repeatedly used his favorite social media platform to call for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. On Monday, he will call for a troop surge.
A plurality of Americans also believes he is "putting white supremacists on equal standing with their opponents."
President Donald Trump has reached a dangerous level of incoherence as he wants to fire the top US commander in Afghanistan and base the nation's war strategy on a fancy New York restaurant.
Maddow said Trump's move to distract from the Sally Yates hearing was the most "cynical" thing she has seen in politics in "many, many years."
"Can you believe that, with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day playing golf" Trump asked in 2014
Trump's isolationist hypocrisy is the least of our problems. It is where that hypocrisy is taking us, and at an ever-increasing pace
As you can see from the polling, conservatives, far from reacting with outrage, have instead laid back and lit up in the post-coital afterglow
With Trump in charge of America's nuclear arsenal – like a toddler playing with a loaded firearm – Congressional oversight is a necessity.
A bully armed with a Twitter account is one thing, but the same bully with access to America's nuclear arsenal is a whole other ballgame.
As the Russia scandal becomes increasingly explosive, so too does Donald Trump's foreign policy.
"I’ll be damned if we’re going to have a draft-dodging chickenhawk president of the United States ... ordering the people I served with back into another conflict."
New Year is coming with mixed tidings, the good with the bad, with genuine evil in its wake, a Republican wrecking ball aimed right at us
Jeb doesn't realize how critical it is he convince us he is not his brother, because the more you listen to him, the more alike they sound
Williams offends the proud tradition and moral demands of true journalism and, in particular, the memories of those who braved various war fronts around the world, sacrificing their lives in the process.
Something is finally about to be done about veteran suicide prevention, as Senate, House, and President join to make the Clay Hunt Act law.