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asiliveandbreathe

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TOP STORY - Huffpo -

For me -the word is NOT recusal - it is resign...

Growing Number Of Republicans Call On Jeff Sessions To Step Aside - still some are tiptoeing around..

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/republicans-jeff-sessions-russia-investigation_us_58b81df3e4b0a8ded67aa723?

Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Thu Mar 2, 2017, 03:22 PM (3 replies)

US commander in Afghanistan requests several thousand new troops

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/09/us-commander-afghanistan-requests-new-troops-russia-taliban

....snip.....US Gen Nicholson - told a senate panel....has this been reported? - I haven't seen it...

The commander of the US war in Afghanistan has requested several thousand new troops for America’s longest-ever conflict to break what he described as a stalemate.

In the first indication of the course the 15-year-old war will take under Donald Trump, army Gen John Nicholson told a Senate panel that he was facing a shortfall of troops necessary for training Afghan forces to ultimately replace their US and Nato counterparts.

“They could come from our allies as well as the United States. We have identified the requirement and the desire to advise below the corps level. It would enable us to thicken our advisory efforts across the Afghanistan mission,” Nicholson told the Senate armed services committee on Thursday.

So much more at link.....I'll say it again..what an evil web is being woven into our domestic issues...as well, our foreign matters...
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Thu Feb 9, 2017, 04:58 PM (0 replies)
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