war in Afghanistan

Iowa senators say withdrawal from Afghanistan is a mistake

BY: and - July 14, 2021

Iowa Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst say the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is dangerous and could lead to Taliban control. President Joe Biden announced in April that he would withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attack. In an address last week, Biden said […]

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The U.S. should not treat its friends this way  

BY: - June 8, 2021

Too often these days, Americans and our government seem to be incapable of agreeing on what the best course of action is, regardless of the issue. This is especially true when we are talking about immigration and immigrants. Case in point: Zalmay Niazy of Iowa Falls. Before you jump to the conclusion that Niazy sneaked […]

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Biden wins – scholars on what it means for race relations, U.S. foreign policy and the Supreme Court

BY: , and - November 8, 2020

The American public has had its say and for the first time in a generation denied a sitting president a second term. President’s Trump’s tenure lasted just four years, but in that time he dragged policy on an array of key issues in a dramatic new direction. Joe Biden’s victory, confirmed by the Associated Press […]