After the March 11 shootings in two neighboring villages just outside a U.S. outpost in the Panjwai district, Afghan President Hamid Karzai demanded troops withdraw from villages and return to their bases. He said relations between the two countries were "at the end of their rope." If U.S. troops are not allowed to return to […]
In a jointly published op-ed this morning, five senators, Jim DeMint, Mike Lee, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and Ron Johnson, called for a cut, cap, and balance budget — one that balances at the least within the next 10 years. The full faith and credit of the United States — on which depends our reputation […]
LATIN AMERICA is rich in sought-after commodities, including narcotics. The coca leaf, from which cocaine is refined, is grown only in the foothills of the Andes. Mexico produces more heroin than anywhere but Afghanistan, as well as much cannabis. Latin American traffickers are even diversifying into synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine. The illegality of this […]
In a near-simultaneous announcement, the Afghan Taliban said it was suspending nascent peace talks with the United States seen as a strong chance to end the country's decade-long conflict, blaming "shaky, erratic and vague" U.S. statements. The Taliban decision to suspend the talks was a blow to NATO hopes of a negotiated settlement to the […]
It must be hard. You spend eight years as vice president to war-happy George W. Bush plotting new combat adventures after avoiding military service yourself. I mean, you had "other priorities," so what's the big deal?! Now you want to go to Canada and those mellow Canucks are anything but. Reported St. Louis Today: Former […]
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