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Syria blames Israel for overnight attack on a military airbase

The Israeli military fired missiles from within “occupied” territory at an important Syrian regime airbase outside Damascus overnight Tuesday, Syrian …

Middle East
Middle East

Civilian casualties from U.S. drone strikes

Since the September 11 attacks, the United States government has carried out drone strikes in Pakistan (see drone strikes in Pakistan), Yemen (see …

Obama-led drone strikes kill innocents 90% of the time: report

Drone strikes conducted by the United States during a 5-month-long campaign in Afghanistan caused the deaths of unintended targets nearly nine out of …

Do Not Believe the U.S. Government’s Official Numbers on Drone Strike Civilian Casualties

In February 2013, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, then-chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, went public on the collateral damage of “targeted …

Drone wars: the full data

The Bureau collects data on US strikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen from government, military and intelligence officials, and from …

Somalia

Obama's Legacy: Obamacare Failure, Drone Policy Failure, Guantanamo Failure, NSA Spying Failure

<i>Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com,</i>Gallup’s Daily Obama Approval Rating poll shows Americans view president Obama consistently higher now …

Barack Obama

Are Drones Obama's Legacy In War On Terrorism?

The Obama administration's use of drones to kill suspected terrorists in foreign countries may be President Obama's biggest legacy in the fight against terrorism.<p>One privilege — or burden — of the Oval Office is that each inhabitant gets to decide how dirty to get his hands in wartime. President …

President Obama’s Unfinished Drone Legacy

The abundance of news focused on the U.S. presidential election has left little room for the discussion of President Obama’s national security …

Obama Administration

Obama’s Most Dangerous Legacy

President Barack Obama’s plan for closing Guantánamo, delivered to Congress on Tuesday, reaffirms his admirable desire to end before he leaves office …

Obama’s Drone Legacy

Obama's Drone Legacy<p>Photo Credit: Reuters Pictures<p>A conference on the political and legal implications of President Obama's drone policy<p>Friday, …

Rights & Freedoms
Surveillance

US Army scores 'weak' in think tank's review of military power

A smaller U.S. Army, stretched too thin to fight two wars simultaneously, was judged "weak" in an annual assessment of U.S. military power issued by …

Military

Report: US Military Capabilities Are Surprisingly Weak

A new report released by the Heritage Foundation indicates that the U.S. military is slipping in its capabilities, and is much weaker than commonly …

Military

5 Shocking Reasons America's Military Is in Big Trouble

At a time when threats against America are growing, the U.S. military is facing a combat readiness crisis that jeopardizes its ability to protect the …

Military

America’s Military Is in Much Worse Shape Than You’d Think

America’s military is dangerously weak and unprepared today, and it’s not getting better. At least that’s what top military leaders told Congress …

US Army Ranked 'Weak' in New Think Tank Report

The U.S. Army is ranked "weak" and the other branches of services "marginal" when it comes to military power, according a new think tank …

Why Top US Military Commanders Say Their Army is 'Weak and Unprepared'

"America's military is dangerously weak and unprepared today, and it's not getting better," John Sullivan and Justin T. Johnson wrote for the …

Charlie Daniels: Obama Is Leaving America a Much Weaker and More Divided Nation

A tattered American flag flies high with dark clouds overhead. (AP Photo/Darlo Lopez-Mills)<p>I will be the first to admit that I have been bitterly …

US Army Scores 'Weak' in Think Tank's Review of Military Power

A smaller U.S. Army, stretched too thin to fight two wars simultaneously, was judged "weak" in an annual assessment of U.S. military power issued by …

Military

Obama's cuts leave every military branch weaker than on 9/11

Military

President Obama weakened America's defenses

<b>Note:</b> You might want to start at the Barack Obama <b>Index Page</b>, especially if you arrived here by using a search engine.<p>This page is a byproduct of …

Republican Party

Republicans Won't Stop Saying Our Military Is Weak

“I will take umbrage with the notion that our military has been gutted,” Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Paul Selva stated during a Pentagon …

Chris Christie

Under Obama, Our Military’s Strength Has Significantly Decreased

Barack Obama is not likely to be mistaken for Teddy Roosevelt. Yes, his foreign policy has been quite soft-spoken—especially when addressing openly …

U.S. military decimated under Obama, only ‘marginally able’ to defend nation

The U.S. military is shedding so many troops and weapons it is only “marginally able” to defend the nation and falls short of the Obama …

Fact-checking GOP candidate claims on Obama's military spending

<i>Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional look at the 2016 candidates’ public statements and how well they adhere to the facts.</i><p>WASHINGTON — …

Ted Cruz: "Barack Obama, right now, No. 1, over seven years has dramatically degraded our military."  

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Ted Cruz says Barack Obama 'dramatically degraded our military'<br>During the Republican debate on Fox News, Sen. …

Fact Checking

PolitiFact Sheet: Military spending under Obama and Congress

Republican candidates have portrayed the country’s military spending as woefully inadequate under the Obama administration. They say the cuts, many …

Military