President Obama defended the prisoner exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at a news conference in Warsaw alongside the president of Poland.
After the release this weekend of a U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan for five years, questions are now being raised about the five terrorists released from Guantanamo Bay in the prisoner swap with the Taliban. Donald Trump reacted on Fox and Friends this morning.
After the release this weekend of a U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan for five years, questions are now being raised about the five terrorists released from Guantanamo Bay in the prisoner swap with the Taliban. Former CIA operative Gary Berntsen joined Steve Doocy this morning to give us some background on the men.
We heard some reaction from Karl Rove and Sen. John McCain after President Obama outlined his vision of U.S. foreign policy at the West Point commencement address. He pushed back against critics who claim America is in decline in terms of global leadership, saying they are either "misreading history or engaged in partisan politics."
President Obama announced today a plan to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends. Obama laid out a plan for bringing "America's longest war to a responsible end." He pointed out that the United States did not seek out the war in Afghanistan, but responded out of necessity.
An American veteran who served in Afghanistan has finally reunited with the service dog that stood by his side in the combat zone. An estimated 3,000 dogs serve on active duty in the United States military.
It was supposed to be a one-day mission, but it turned into a fierce nine-day battle in the mountains of Afghanistan. The battle is now the subject of a new movie, "The Hornet's Nest," since veteran war correspondent Mike Boettcher was there along with his son, Carlos, to capture the riveting footage. They talked to Bill Hemmer about the film.
Congressman Buck McKeon (R-CA) is blasting President Obama for ignoring U.S. victories in Afghanistan. McKeon, who serves as the House Armed Services Committee chair, said he was “astounded” that the president will not take credit for his own successful strategies.
A new report from The Washington Post indicates that the U.S. may be open to a prisoner swap involving Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured by enemy forces in Afghanistan in 2009. Berghdahl is the only U.S. service member known to be held as a POW at this time.
With major questions surrounding the relationship between the U.S. government and President Hamid Karzai, dozens of prisoners are now going free from custody in Afghanistan.
The latest troubling report out of Afghanistan is that President Hamid Karzai is in secret negotiations with the Taliban. The New York Times reports that Karzai has held secret meetings on a peace deal without the input of U.S. and Western allies.
Paul Rieckhoff, an Iraq veteran and founder of Iraw and Afghanistan Veterans for America, said on The Kelly File that he and his members throughout the country were waiting to hear some mention of the cuts to veterans' retirement benefits in the recently-enacted bipartisan budget agreement.