09/25/14 02:01 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — For the first time since the Unites States and five Arab countries started bombing positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, oil installations under control of the militants were targeted overnight and early on Thursday. Here is a look at the oil in the hands if the Islamic...
09/25/14 02:00 PM
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted overwhelmingly to share its evidence of Syrian atrocities in hopes it will be forwarded to the world's war crimes tribunal. By a vote of 32-5, with 10 abstentions, the 47-nation council adopted the resolution Thursday strongly condemning...
By Becket Adams | 09/25/14 12:00 PM
As U.S. military operations in the Middle East increase in number, President Obama's dovish critics grow increasingly agitated.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/25/14 11:36 AM
Boehner also noted that the timing -- midterm election season -- is wrong for such an important decision on fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria to be made.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/25/14 09:08 AM
The United States and its coalition partners have targeted the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's ability to make money from oil in the latest round of airstrikes.
By Becket Adams | 09/24/14 06:42 PM
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Fox News’ Shepard Smith put the State Department’s Jen Psaki in an uncomfortable position Wednesday. He asked her to differentiate the Obama administration’s current policy for dealing with terrorist forces in Syria from that of former President...
By Becket Adams | 09/24/14 09:22 PM
The Republican senator’s remarks, and his subsequent exit from the event, prompted infighting among conservatives, some praising the senator for taking a stand for Israel and others accusing him of showboating.
09/24/14 06:32 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. fighter jets and bombers expanded their aerial campaign against Islamic State targets Wednesday, striking the militants in both Syria and Iraq even as the extremists pressed their offensive in Kurdish areas within sight of the Turkish border, where fleeing refugees told of...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/24/14 04:44 PM
Hillary Clinton backed President Obama's military response in Syria wholeheartedly Wednesday, a shift from some recent disagreements with her former boss on foreign policy. During a panel discussion in New York, Clinton called the U.S. airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and...
By Byron York | 09/24/14 01:53 PM
The president's problem is that whatever he does, there will be a war debate in Washington by the end of this year.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/24/14 12:01 PM
President Obama called on more countries to join a new coalition of allies united to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and implored them to help the U.S. counter a variety of other world crises such as the Ebola outbreak and Russian aggression.
By Thomas Sowell | 09/24/14 09:54 AM
Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don't want another war.
09/24/14 08:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says the United States executed two airstrikes Wednesday on an Islamic State group staging area in eastern Syria. Rear Adm. John Kirby says the target of the strikes was an area used by the militants to move equipment across the border into Iraq. Earlier...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/23/14 10:49 PM
One day after a new coalition of Arab allies helped President Obama launch a war in Syria that he had long avoided, he faces the far more arduous task of convincing them to sustain it.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/23/14 08:24 PM
Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said that he would recommend sending U.S. combat troops back to Iraq if it were the only way to defeat Islamist extremists. Though widely seen as a gaffe, what he describes is a very possible worst-case scenario.
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