As required by law and complied with by President Obama, we now have our latest six-monthly report on ongoing U.S. military operations. The New York Times was alone in my survey of the media in reporting on this, but the White House made a formal release of the presidential letter to Congress.
If you read the letter, you'll see that we are now involved in several military operations: "against al-qa'ida, the Taliban, and associated forces" in Afghanistan, Somalia, and Yemen; in Iraq; in three countries in Central Africa; in Egypt; in Kosovo; and on the high seas in "maritime interception operations" discussed only in a "classified annex."
Is this imperial overstretch? At least we can't say we haven't been told.