West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday scathingly criticized a key element of the Obama administration’s strategy to confront the Islamic State, saying that history has shown that training local forces doesn’t work.

“How can I go home to West Virginia and make sense out of this at all?” he asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey at a Senate Armed Services Committee. [Read more]

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