The tearful mother of the only known U.S. prisoner of war said Saturday she’s feeling “very optimistic” about his eventual release after his Taliban captors offered last week to exchange him for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Con. Joe Sestak, D-PA, joins the 1st hour of Today’s show to discuss the U.S. Chamber of Commerce using foreign funds to support Republican candidates, including Pat Toomey. Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters […]