The Missouri National Guard referred to protestors in Ferguson last year as “enemy forces” and “adversaries,” according to documents obtained by CNN.
St. Louis area authorities planning for a grand jury announcement sought unsuccessfully to station National Guard troops and armored Humvees in a Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown had been shot by a policeman, according to records released.
National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.
As the airstrikes on ISIS continue, there’s growing concern of reprisals against the United States and its allies. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin is reiterating that he is staunchly against sending ground troops into Iraq to fight ISIS.
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Currently, the Missouri National Guard reports it has about 1,000 soldiers currently deployed in Afghanistan, Egypt and Qatar.