|In the White House today (Photo via Olivia Nuzzi)|
....meets with leaders from Saudi Arabia---who are behind the war with Yemen.
The authority gives military commanders more freedom to carry out missions in order to achieve "a strategic effect" -- that is, a broader military goal agreed upon by the President -- as opposed to needing approval for each strike and raid on a case-by-case basis.
And get this:
The White House is talking to the Pentagon about providing similar leeway in Libya and Somalia, a US defense official told CNN Monday.
This is just horrific. I wonder if libertarian Trump fanboys continue to hold the view that Trump is going to have a smaller military footprint overseas.