National Security

POLITICS: PennAve

Will Obama follow up on his new red line against ISIS?

By Susan Crabtree | 08/22/14 05:00 AM

Will Obama follow up on his new red line against ISIS?

So far, it's been difficult to discern what President Obama is prepared to do about ISIS outside of staying the airstrike course in Iraq that he began two weeks ago.
Read More…

Slaying of American reopens debate on ransoms

Slaying of American reopens debate on ransoms

By LARA JAKESELLEN KNICKMEYER | 08/22/14 03:48 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — By rejecting demands for a nine-digit payment to save kidnapped American journalist James Foley, the United States upheld a policy choice that some European and Arab governments have long found too wrenching to make themselves: ruling out ransom to rescue any citizen held...
Read More…

This time around, Rick Perry rolls his sleeves up

This time around, Rick Perry rolls his sleeves up

By David M. Drucker | 08/22/14 07:25 AM

Gov. Rick Perry is working a little harder as his second presidential campaign gets underway.
Read More…

More National Security Articles