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  • Questions for President Obama

    A few questions for President Obama. At your press conference, you said, "It is in our national security interest not to see an all-out civil war in Iraq." If that is the case, why did you withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011? Were you motivated by something other than U.S. national...

  • VIDEO: Iran could leverage Iraqi unrest in nuclear talks

    Experts on Iran's efforts to expand its nuclear program testified before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington Thursday. The country is currently in the middle of nuclear negotiations, as security forces in Iraq continue to battle Islamist militants.

  • Obama: U.S. will send small team of military advisers to Iraq

    President Obama announced plans to send a team of U.S. military advisers to Iraq to try help the country's security forces beat back an al Qaeda-inspired insurgency gaining ground across large swaths of the country.

  • Nancy Pelosi: U.S. shouldn't work with Iran

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says the U.S. shouldn't coordinate with Iran on counterterrorism efforts, despite suggestions by the Obama administration that it may be willing to work with Iran in helping squelch militant gains in neighboring Iraq.

  • Rick Perry: Feds gobble up available rooms for illegal children --- nothing left for Texans

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that the federal government has taken up every bit of spare available space in his state to house the tens of thousands of illegal children flooding over the U.S. border, leaving him with no rooms for Texans who might be left homeless in a natural disaster like a...

  • Slaughter in Iraq --- George W. Bush's fault?

    President Obama, on Dec. 12, 2011, called Iraq "self-reliant and democratic."

  • The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's media foray

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's bloody media foray into northern Iraq adds another international dimension to Syria's thoroughly internationalized civil war.

  • We need a policy to fight Islamic extremism that works

    “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain.” (The...

  • If fighting in Iraq isn't a 'military challenge,' why is Iran sending its Revolutionary Guard?

    While Obama administration officials downplay the military challenge in Iraq, Iran is sending combat troops.

  • The foreign policy issue that split John McCain and Lindsey Graham

    In a rare split, Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham do not agree on whether the U.S. should work with Iran to beat back an insurgency in neighboring Iraq. Both Republicans are urging President Obama to take swift military action in Iraq to fight the al Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq...

  • John Kerry says U.S. open to working with Iran to assist Iraq

    The Obama administration signaled that talks with Iran on countering insurgents in Iraq may begin this week amid renewed negotiations with Tehran and other world powers over trying to reach a long-term agreement to curb its nuclear program.

  • Obama says U.S. may help try to stabilize Iraq

    With an insurgent group in control of large swaths of Iraq and quickly gaining ground, President Obama announced Friday that the U.S. could intervene militarily to help stabilize security but ultimately the country would need to solve its own problems.

  • Iran complicates Obama's decisions on Iraq

    President Obama faced more pressure to intervene militarily in Iraq Friday but his choices became more complicated with reports of Iran stepping in to help its besieged neighbor as Baghdad braced for an attack from insurgents. As the country careened into full-blown sectarian violence, Shiite...

  • Examiner Editorial: Obama tenure marked by foreign policy debacles

    It is five years later and the results of policies Obama first proclaimed during his initial year as commander-in-chief are now on full display around the world. The U.S. is leading from behind if it is leading at all, with catastrophic consequences for the forces of human liberty in every corner...

  • America cannot do a damned thing about a nuclear Iran

    Considering how easy it would be for the Iranian regime to get everything it wants from the current administration, it's a little startling to see the "supreme leader" brazenly poking his finger into the president's eye. President Obama's fond hopes -- nurtured since before his first...

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