(RepublicanNews.org) – Donald Trump ordered troop reductions in Iraq during the final days of his first term in office. Conversely, President Joe Biden appears to be hellbent on the idea of extending America’s endless wars in the region, effective immediately.
Biden launched a missile attack on Syria on February 25, reportedly to destroy facilities owned by an Iranian-backed militia group. As one might expect, he bypassed Congress, provoking anger in Democrats and Republicans alike.
It seems Congress isn’t the only group upset with us. On March 3, Col. Wayne Marotto, the official military spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), confirmed that 10 rockets hit an Iraqi base operated by US, Iraqi, and coalition military personnel.
Initial report: 10 IDF rockets targeted an Iraqi military base, Al Asad Airbase, hosting Coalition troops, on March 03, 2021 at approx 7:20 a.m. (Iraqi time). Iraqi SF are leading the response & investigation. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
— OIR Spokesman Col. Wayne Marotto (@OIRSpox) March 3, 2021
Although there’s no official confirmation connecting the two incidents, Fox News reported that unnamed sources stated that OIR officials raised the threat level for troops serving in Iraq in the wake of the US strike in Syria.
Addressing Biden’s unilateral decision to strike Syria, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) stated that “Offensive military action without congressional approval is not Constitutional absent extraordinary circumstances.” Hopefully, Biden will take heed of Kaine’s remark.
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