Removing more than half of America’s troops from Afghanistan will allow the government to focus on other matters. Tuesday night, in his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced the withdrawal of 34,000 American troops from Afghanistan. Though the decision comes with concerns, drawing down the number of American troops in Afghanistan is […]
Robert Gates, the 22nd U.S. secretary of defense, analyzes the nation’s role in foreign relations.
On Monday, President Barack Obama said the United States has the opportunity in Libya to stop the violence and protect Libyans from their ruthless and despotic leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Obama is trying to play the middle ground. He is acting aggressively to protect the Libyan people and has changed the course of the conflict. […]