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Army Captain Sues Obama over Islamic State War

Army Captain Nathan Michael Smith, 28, has filed suit against President Obama in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, contending that the President lacks legal authority for his war against the Islamic State.

Army Captain Sues Obama over Islamic State War

Top U.S. General: ‘I Do Not Have Authority’ to Offensively Attack Taliban

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. military, since President Obama declared that American troops had ceased their combat mission at the end of 2014, has only been able to attack the Taliban from a defensive position, the top commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan told lawmakers.

Commander US Forces Afghanistan General John Campbell testifies before the House Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 8, 2015. US President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologized to Doctors Without Borders (MSF) for a deadly US air strike on an Afghan hospital, as the medical charity demanded …

Sen. Boxer: Iran Cannot Be Trusted ‘For One Second’

Outgoing Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) both praised and chastised fellow Democrat and Secretary of State John Kerry during Tuesday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing. On Iran, Boxer said point-blank that Iran cannot be trusted “for one second.” She then went on to clarify her belief that while the people of Iran could be trusted, the government and regime cannot be.

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