By Susan Crabtree | 08/13/14 12:57 PM
A coalition of 20 transparency and ethics watchdog groups are fed up with CIA Director John Brennan's leadership and are calling on President Obama to ask him to step down.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/13/14 09:50 AM
The event comes shortly after Clinton criticized the president's handling of Syria and his overall approach to his foreign policy decision-making in an interview.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/12/14 07:51 PM
In what is already fast becoming the latest flashpoint in the debate over allowing millions more illegal immigrants to remain in the United States legally, a government watchdog agency found that U.S. immigration officials released more than 600 undocumented immigrants in 2013 when faced with...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/12/14 03:32 PM
State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf is vigorously defending Secretary of State John Kerry's overnight stay in a Myanmar hotel owned by a blacklisted businessman, although she was short on specifics about it.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/12/14 03:22 PM
At a fundraiser in Martha's Vineyard Monday, President Obama had a tricky set of arguments to make.Â First, he described America's intervention in Iraq as part of its role as the world's policeman, "the one indispensable nation." Then he pivoted back to his campaign speech, touting the...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/11/14 07:07 PM
President Obama joined the campaign to pressure Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down and allow the formation of a new government with a new leader. In a brief televised statement, Obama didn’t mention al Maliki by name, but he said he and Vice President Joe Biden called newly...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/09/14 12:50 PM
"We feel confident we can prevent [the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria] from going up the mountain and slaughtering people who are there," Obama said in a statement on the White House South Lawn before leaving on vacation.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/09/14 05:44 AM
When it comes to Iraq, President Obama is very much the reluctant warrior.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/08/14 10:10 AM
Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby confirmed the bombing in a tweet Friday morning.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/07/14 11:48 PM
The move is one of the boldest military moves of his presidency and a reversal of his current, more supervisory approach to the violent turmoil in the region.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/07/14 11:39 PM
The U.S. military air-dropped humanitarian relief supplies Thursday to a Kurdish area in northern Iraq where Islamic militants have trapped an estimated 40,000 religious minorities, a Defense Department official confirmed.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/07/14 01:40 PM
President Obama signed a bill Thursday aimed at overhauling the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system, announcing that officials had cut the backlog of veterans waiting for care by half.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/07/14 07:58 AM
Senate Democrats say the White House has pledged to work with them in "good faith" to resolve their differences over redactions to their torture report, but they're still furious that President Obama allowed the CIA, instead of the White House, to take the lead in censoring it.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/06/14 09:41 AM
As the U.S. seeks broader business ties to Africa, the role of the military on the continent could change.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/05/14 05:51 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she has put off the release of the report until further notice because redactions by intelligence officials are obscuring the report's findings.
By Paul Bedard | 08/26/14
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/25/14
By Byron York | 08/25/14
By Paul Bedard | 08/26/14
By Mark Tapscott | 08/26/14