Military Policy
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September 1st, 2017
Afghanistan Strategy
Claire Lopez, Center for Security Policy vice president for research and analysis spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday in reaction to President Trump’s Afghanistan announcement. Saying there were some elements of the speech she liked, while citing its lack of specifics, Lopez continued, “The former two presidencies in Afghanistan, their policy allowed the establishment and the enforcement...
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July 26th, 2017
Trump bans transgender troops President Trump announced that transgender troops would not be allowed to serve in the military on July 26, reversing the Pentagon’s 2016 decision to lift the ban.(Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) President Trump said he will ban transgender people from serving in the military in any capacity, a reversal of the Obama administration decision that would have...
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August 7th, 2016
Field of Flight
Ten years ago we found evidence that al-Qaeda was far more organized and adept than we had previously given them credit for. It took us nearly that long to locate and execute their leader, Osama bin Laden, and we are far from finished. Al-Qaeda has morphed into a much more dangerous, menacing threat: ISIS. A war is being waged against...
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July 5th, 2016
Remember the Fallen
As a retired Army chaplain, I had the honor of serving alongside amazing soldiers who inspired me daily to be better than yesterday. Source: Memorial Day 2016: Remember the fallen. Their sacrifice is often forgotten too soon | Fox News
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December 29th, 2015
President Obama-Is This War Yet
Is this war yet? By Ambassador Francis Rooney Contrary to the constrained and parsed language that the Obama administration uses to describe the terror radiating from the Middle East, we are at war.  The terror attacks in France only underscore this reality.  This is a struggle for the values and freedoms the Western world holds dear.  The modern secular state...
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December 16th, 2015
Ted Cruz at GOP Debate in Las Vegas
In Las Vegas Debate, a Rubio-Cruz Showdown Takes Center Stage Nine candidates took the stage here Tuesday night for the final primetime Republican debate of 2015, but in critical moments it seemed there were only two: Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. The pair of freshmen senators went toe-to-toe several times, most notably on the issues of the National Security Agency’s...
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December 16th, 2015
CNN GOP Debate Participants
10 Quotes You’ll Want to See from Tonight’s Debate 12/15/2015 11:25:00 PM - Townhall.com Staff In case you missed any of tonight’s dialogue, here are some of the most memorable moments from the Republican field in their last debate of 2015.
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October 7th, 2015
As a female Marine combat veteran of the Iraq war, or just as someone with common sense, I urge Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to maintain the combat exclusion. We need our combat units to be the most lethal fighting force our tax dollars can buy. Adding women creates more danger for everyone and risks compromising missions. Men make the...
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September 18th, 2015
5 Reasons to Keep Religion in the Military Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs Mike Berry takes a tour of the history of religious expression in the armed forces Since the United States’ founding, American civil and military leadership have taken deliberate steps to meet the religious needs of the military and to prevent it from becoming a purely...
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May 28th, 2015
This week, Liberty Institute and volunteer attorney Paul Clement asked the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF)—the highest military court whose cases are subject to review by the Supreme Court of the United States—to review the case of Lance Corporal (LCpl) Monifa Sterling, USMC. LCpl Sterling was convicted at a court-martial for putting a Bible verse on her...
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