Biden Under Fire for Middle East Missile Strikes

Biden Under Fire for Missile Strikes in Middle East

( – Donald Trump ordered significant reductions in the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq in the final days of his presidency. President Joe Biden appears to be reversing those efforts to call a halt to America’s endless wars in the region less than two months after his inauguration.

On Thursday, February 25, Biden launched a series of airstrikes in Syria to destroy facilities belonging to an Iranian-backed militia. However, he failed to consult with Congress, drawing the wrath of legislators on both sides of the aisle.

Lo and behold, days later, militants launched a series of airstrikes at an Iraqi air base staffed by US, coalition, and Iraqi military personnel on March 3.

Unnamed sources revealed to Fox News that the Combined Joint Task Force — Operation Inherent Resolve — increased the threat level for Iraq-based troops after the Syrian airstrikes.

Many individuals across the political spectrum are calling for increased transparency from the White House regarding missile strikes. Perhaps Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia put it best when he stated that “Offensive military action without congressional approval is not constitutional absent extraordinary circumstances.”

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