A few months later, in Afghanistan, on August 6, 25 members of SEAL Team Six and 13 others were killed in a slow moving Chinook helicopter (callsign Extortion 17) by a Taliban-fired rocket-propelled grenade.
An Islamic prayer was said over the cremated Christian U.S. soldiers, since a chaplain was denied at the service.
During the Obama Administration, China had militarily built up shallow islands in the South China Sea, a region where Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Taiwan have made territorial claims.
In June, 2016, retired Japanese Admiral Sumihiko Kawamura described Obama’s response to China’s buildup in the region as “almost entirely meaningless.”
Chinese dissident Miles Guo owns GTV and has vowed to destroy the Communist party.