By Susan Crabtree | 06/19/14 02:37 PM
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.
By Steve Doty | 06/19/14 02:00 PM
President Obama said Thursday the United States will send 300 military advisers to Iraq to help diffuse the increasing tensions in the region.
By Sean Lengell | 06/19/14 01:53 PM
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.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/18/14 07:01 PM
President Obama told Congressional leaders he has no plans to send American troops into combat in Iraq, but that he does not need their approval for other military moves aimed at increasing security within the war-torn country. “I do not believe the President needs any further legislative...
By Jed Babbin | 06/18/14 03:31 PM
Iraq is broken, and we can't fix it. At this point, there's no good reason to try. There's a lot of political finger-pointing on who's responsible for losing Iraq. That's the wrong question because we never “had” Iraq to lose. Nevertheless, both presidents George W. Bush and Obama must be...
By Ed Sykes | 06/18/14 11:38 AM
Lawmakers are digging into the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap and its potential effects on national security.
By Blake Seitz | 06/18/14 12:31 PM
The North Korean military may have a new toy to add to its conventional arsenal: an anti-ship cruise missile identical to a modern Russian model. A North Korean propaganda film of the country's military capabilities devotes just a few frames to the new missile (at the very end, around 49:14)....
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 05:20 PM
Guantanamo Bay isn't on the itinerary for Ahmed Abu Khattala, the first suspect expected to face trial in the U.S. for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
By Rebecca Berg | 06/17/14 07:50 PM
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday blamed domestic spying by the National Security Agency on broad authority granted by Congress and the president to the intelligence community following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but said it's time to re-evaluate that latitude. "I think we’re finally...
By Kelly Cohen | 06/17/14 05:47 PM
An internal investigation done in the wake of the fatal 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has found that six government contractors who hire local guards at overseas embassies failed to fully vet the job candidates.
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 02:42 PM
President Obama will meet with Democratic and Republican congressional leaders at the White House Wednesday to discuss the uprisings in Iraq and other foreign policy issues.
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 01:41 PM
U.S. forces have captured a suspected leader of the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist strike in Benghazi, Libya, the first successful attempt by the Obama administration to detain a key figure in the deadly attack. The White House, long on the defensive for failing to apprehend any of the Benghazi...
By Gene Healy | 06/16/14 06:27 PM
On Feb. 28, 2003, a few weeks before launching the “shock and awe” aerial assault on Iraq, President George W. Bush outlined his vision for “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” His administration had “set a goal,” he told the crowd at the American Enterprise Institute's annual dinner: “We...
By Cal Thomas | 06/16/14 04:43 PM
“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...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/16/14 02:09 PM
The U.S. Army has begun to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, the Pentagon said in a statement Monday.
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