America’s longstanding envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, said the U.S. pulled out of Afghanistan long before it could reach its goal to turn the country into a Democratic state.
Americans continue to learn and hear stories of heroism stemming from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Award-winning military journalist James Kitfield details the amazing stories of 25 service members who were awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award. One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with James to discuss their stories in his new book.
The 45th president sent a personal video message to the family of Ashli Babbitt. The video was played during a ‘Texas loves Ashli Babbitt’ rally on Sunday, where family members and supporters gathered to commemorate and honor what would have been Babitt’s 36th birthday.
General Raymond Odierno, commander of U.S. and allied forces in the Iraq war, has died at age 67. In a statement released by the family, the general died Friday after a battle with cancer.
Iraq is set to hold its upcoming election under the newly reformed electoral law. On Sunday, the election is set to be divided into 83 constituencies, instead of 18 from years past, giving more opportunity for those to participate as independent candidates.