American marines simulate a riot during training with military forces from Burkina Faso, who are holding riot shields, at a training offered to multiple West African countries on July 12, 2012. Under the guise of training exercises, American military involvement has greatly expanded under the Obama administration. (Flickr / US Marine Corps / Sgt. Tatum Vayavananda)
14 Sep 2015

Is The US Involved In 134 Acts Of War Or 0?

The United States could be fighting in dozens of conflicts around the world or none at all, depending on how one defines “war” or “conflict.” And despite repeated failures of U.S. military intervention to create global stability, American troops continue to be sent into more nations and more battles, usually without congressional approval.