Members Of Congress Push Back Against New U.S. Troop Deployments In SyriaFollowing the revelation this week that 400 more U.S. ground troops were deployed to Syria, a Bay Area congresswoman introduced a bill Friday to block further deployments without Congressional debate or authorization.
Rep. Barbara Lee Slams Obama's Decision To Keep 8.4K Troops In AfghanistanRep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) criticized the White House decision to keep 8,400 U.S. military troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year.
President Obama To Keep 9,800 U.S. Troops In Afghanistan After War EndsPresident Barack Obama says he will seek to bring the U.S. force in Afghanistan down to 9,800 as the American combat mission ends later this year. He then intends to withdraw most those forces by the end of 2016.
Taliban Attacks NATO Bases in Afghanistan