When “Operation Enduring Freedom” expires at the end of this month, America’s 13-year-old war in Afghanistan won’t be over. It will get a new name. With violence and political dysfunction on the increase, “Operation Resolute Support” will keep US troops in combat mission until the end of next year.
Also, the GOP continues to search for a response to President Obama’s immigration orders, and strange bedfellows unite against an execution in Texas.
Photo: US Secretary of State John Kerry stands with then-Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani, (L) and Abdullah Abdullah, (R) at the United Nations Mission Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 12, 2014. (US State Department)