The United States will continue to lead the world without stumbling into military misadventures, President Obama said in a commencement address at West Point Wednesday, where he made no mention of plans to provide military training to the rebels in Syria's three-year-old civil war.
Islamist terrorists from the Boko Haram group have demanded that Nigerian security forces release its fighters jailed by the government in exchange for the release of the girls the terrorist group kidnapped from a private school on April 14.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) writing in an op-ed for Sunday’s New York Times, questioned the Obama administration’s actions of “appointing someone to the federal bench … without fully understanding that person’s views concerning the extrajudicial killing of American citizens.”
During a press briefing on May 6, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said that Secretary of State John Kerry has called Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan “to reiterate our offer of assistance” in the rescue of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist terrorists of the Boko Haram group.