On Thursday, Republicans called for the Obama administration to suspend detainee transfers from Guantanamo Bay following a Fox News report that as many as 20 to 30 former prisoners are suspected by intelligence and Defense officials of having joined forces with the Islamic State and other militant groups inside Syria.
On Thursday, Secretary of Defense Chick Hagel said that the well-funded, heavily militarized Islamic State (ISIS) is “beyond anything we’ve seen.” Hagel called the group an “imminent threat” to “every interest we have.”
Well naturally, Obummer has to keep his voting base happy with all the free handouts. Former Vice President Dick Cheney has slammed President Barack Obama for cutting the defense budget to spend the savings on food stamps.
I have a much better idea. If they want a war, then let those Arab nations get off their arses and do it themselves. Don’t try and sucker the US into doing their dirty work. Arab countries in the Persian Gulf asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to coordinate airstrikes against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ahead of presidential elections in Syria scheduled for June 3, informed Middle Eastern security officials told WND.
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Come on folks think, this is all part of Obummer’s plan, to disarm this country. The only ones he wants armed are those loyal to him. America’s governors disagree on a lot of issues. But they’re united on one front — stopping the Pentagon from proceeding with planned cuts to the Army National Guard.
The Obama Administration is proposing the biggest cuts to the military in generations, citing an end to the war in Afghanistan and the impact of sequestration, but critics allege the president and Pentagon officials are engaging in a deliberate and dangerous hollowing out of the U.S. Armed Forces.
On Thursday Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sharply criticized U.S. states that are defying the Pentagon by refusing to allow National Guard facilities to issue ID cards that enable same-sex spouses of military members to claim benefits.