By Kelly Cohen | 09/30/14 07:55 AM
The Bilateral Security Agreement allows for 9,800 U.S. soldiers to remain in Afghanistan past the end of the year to help train, equip and advise Afghan military and police forces.
09/29/14 04:31 PM
ANTAKYA, Turkey (AP) — Militants of the Islamic State group were closing in Monday on a Kurdish area of Syria on the border with Turkey — an advance unhindered so far by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, including one that struck a grain silo, killing two civilians, according to activists. Islamic...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/29/14 02:29 PM
The White House is downplaying comments President Obama recently made about the intelligence community’s failure to warn of the full threat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria posed to the region and the United States.
By Walter Williams | 09/29/14 01:28 PM
Western politicians calling Islam a religion of peace doesn't make it so.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/29/14 12:30 PM
Republican lawmakers on Monday rejected President Obama's claim in a "60 Minutes" interview that his intelligence advisers "underestimated" the growing terrorism threat in the Middle East.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/29/14 11:38 AM
The United States' campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is not a reason to ignore a nuclear Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz argued Monday.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/29/14 09:58 AM
Afghanistan will sign a deal to allow U.S. troops to remain in that country beyond the end of the year, a senior White House official said Monday.
09/29/14 07:00 AM
BEIJING (AP) — Washington believes that North Korea is increasingly unwilling to live up to its nuclear disarmament commitments, and is using three detained Americans as pawns, a senior U.S. envoy said Monday. Glyn Davies, the U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, told reporters...
09/29/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process. It was...
By Brian Hughes | 09/24/14 05:51 PM
The dust-up between the president and his generals is the byproduct of an inherent conflict between Obama and those tasked with waging war.
By Charlie Mitchell | 09/26/14 12:16 PM
When intruders cracked into the computer files of a prime contractor for the Department of Homeland Security, it was a warning that no one, including the government's own security arm, was immune from the threat.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/26/14 12:07 PM
The Pentagon calls it "risk," but it's really Washington's most hotly debated unfunded mandate: the growing gap between the military's budget and what it is being asked to do.
09/28/14 11:30 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's office announced Sunday that he has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance. AB1327 by Republican Assemblyman Jeff Gorrell of Camarillo would have required...
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 05:34 PM
Tony Blinken, deputy national security adviser to the president, said the FBI is investigating whether the suspect, Alton Nolen, is a so-called "lone wolf" terrorist or a disgruntled worker who went on a rampage, killing and beheading one co-worker and seriously wounding another.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 02:03 PM
The Wall Street Journal reports 72 percent of registered voters said they believe U.S. ground troops will eventually be deployed to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has taken huge chunks of territory in both of those countries.
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