Biden is a Big Fan of Transgenders in the Military

Vice President Joe Biden took the Obama administration’s stance on transgenders in the military to the next level Saturday, saying it represents the “civil rights issue of our time.” The Obama administration is in the middle of deliberating whether to officially end the ban on transgenders serving openly in the military and has largely held off making any major pronouncements, despite supporting a Pentagon review examining the issue, The Associated Press reports. But Saturday at an Read more […]

White House Admits Plans to Close Guantanamo in the Works

After a long bout of silence and accusations of delays, the Obama administration finally announced that plans for Congress to close down Guantanamo Bay are near completion. “The Administration is in the final stages of drafting a plan to safely and responsibly close the prison at Guantanamo Bay and to present that plan to Congress,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said. “That has been something that our national security officials have been working on for quite some time, primarily Read more […]

Special OPS Kill ISIS Leader and Free His Family Slave

United States special operators entered Syria from Iraq Friday night, killing a senior ISIS official involved with the group’s military operations and its illegal oil and gas sales. The jihadi leader, identified by U.S. government statements with the single name Abu Sayyaf, was targeted for capture. But according to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, he “was killed during the course of the operation when he engaged U.S. forces” after they located him in the eastern Syrian town of al-Amr. The Read more […]