A soldier from Pasadena was confirmed killed while on deployment in Afghanistan following reports of a NATO jet mistakenly bombing his unit instead of their Taliban attackers.
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Many Libyan-Americans in Southern California are hoping they will soon be celebrating the disintegration of Moammar Gaddafi’s regime.
A California congressman says that America’s role in Libya is more unclear than ever after lawmakers shot down a bill endorsing an expansion of the NATO-led conflict.
Weighing over eight tons, the “Beast”, Obama’s armored limousine was flown out to Lisbon before his arrival at what was intended to be a summit on cleaner-burning vehicles.