Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed potential GOP candidate for TN-5 and Williamson County resident, Omar Hamada in-studio to talk about his background and why he may run.Read More
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‘They Lied to Us’: Hundreds of American Citizens and Others with Green Cards Were Left in Afghanistan
Hundreds of American citizens and people with green cards were left in Afghanistan after U.S. forces withdrew from the country, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents who were left in Afghanistan were reportedly told after the last American flight took off from the Kabul international airport to expect information about routes out of the country, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland said, according to the AP.
“We will communicate directly to them personalized instructions on what they should do, when they should do it, and how the United States government feels we are best positioned to help them do that,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said, the AP reported.Read More
Special Marine Tactical Force Deployed Twice in Past Month to Protect Embassies
Aworldwide rapid-deployment division of the United States Marine Corp. has been deployed twice in the last month, reflecting several weeks of intense socio-political turmoil across the globe.
The Marine Security Augmentation Unit was sent to the African nation of Eswatini at the end of June to protect that country’s U.S. embassy as social unrest led to thousands of protesters in the streets.
Marines were also sent to Haiti earlier this month for potential defense of the embassy after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.Read More