The US has “no choice” but to continue boosting its military power, Donald Trump has said, after Washington’s war machine showcased its latest weapons over the past week and demonstrated its willingness to use them.
Today, many erstwhile Trump supporters are suffering shell-shock after the Republican leader, who pledged like a populist on the campaign trail to scale back the US military’s overseas footprint, instead took US aggression to the next insane level.
Afghan officials have reported a big rise in the death toll from America’s biggest non-nuclear bomb, nicknamed the ‘mother of all bombs’, announcing that the mega-bomb killed over 90 Islamic State fighters.
America’s top military commanders at the Pentagon are having a grand time now, as Trump tries to win them over with a blank check to test all the weapons they have wanted, but been unable, to use in the past, Brian Becker of the Answer Coalition told RT.
The US’ top military commander in Afghanistan has defended his decision to drop the ‘mother of all bombs’ on an Islamic State target, calling it “the right weapon.” He said the US will “not relent” in its goal to “destroy” the terrorist group.