Pentagon

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
President Donald Trump, who vowed to "bomb the shit out of" Islamic State militants and "take out their families," presided over a dramatic escalation in air and ground attacks on cities including Mosul, Iraq—shown here under U.S. bombardment—in which thousands of civilians were killed. (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)
"The map raises a number of questions. Why is the United States militarily active in so many countries? Are these operations meeting the stated U.S. goals of reducing violence against Americans?"
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on February 18, 2021 called it "beyond troubling" that the U.S. military purchased data from apps catering to Muslim audiences and pushed for "answers as to why this happened and action to ensure it never happens again." (Photo: Getty Images)
"We cannot pick and choose who the Constitution applies to," said Rep. Rashida...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"Spending $740 billion dollars a year on this one piece of the federal budget is unconscionable," Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said to Kathleen Hicks, one of President Joe Biden's Pentagon appointees, on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. (Photo: Screengrab from PBS NewsHour)
"A budget is about priorities," said the Democratic senator.