President Barack Obama escalated the drone war he has conducted for the past five and a half years by declaring his intention to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, or ISIL. Since August 8, Obama has mounted at least 154 airstrikes in Iraq. He will send 475 additional US troops, increasing the total number in Iraq to about 1,600. Obama announced he would conduct “a systematic campaign of airstrikes” in Iraq, and possibly in Syria. But, not limiting himself to those countries, Obama declared the whole world his battlefield.
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Obama pledged that the war against ISIS won’t be fought with U.S.
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In a new, unexplained shift, the Air Force is compelling its troops to use the phrase ‘so help me God’ in their oaths—or leave the military.
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Military alliance plans spearhead reaction force of 4,000 to 5,000 troops and permanent supply hubs in Eastern Europe
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The stories of Afghans abducted, tortured, and left to die, allegedly by U.S. troops, is like a nightmare from the Bush years. But Amnesty International says it happened under Obama.
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Move America Forward has collected millions to send care packages to U.S. troops. But its assets have benefited conservative political consulting firms close to its Tea Party founder.
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The troops, the tanks, and the artillery is in place. The shelling has begun. Is this just another skirmish? Or something much, much bigger?
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