By Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 03:05 PM
The president's speech at 9 p.m., a high-volume viewing time, means that the president believes that fighting Islamic State is a "high national security priority," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday.
By Byron York | 09/09/14 01:26 PM
The president does not have to issue a grand rallying cry against the Islamic State. All he has to do is follow American public opinion.
By Thomas Sowell | 09/09/14 01:18 PM
Everything in Obama's history suggests that he is going to leave the job half done, so long as that gets the issue off the front pages and off the TV newscasts.
By Brian Hughes | 09/09/14 11:51 AM
The president will "discuss with the American people the threat posed by [the Islamic State] and to lay out the United States' strategy for degrading and ultimately destroying the terrorist group," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By David M. Drucker | 09/09/14 11:34 AM
Dick Cheney on Tuesday urged House Republicans to avoid the drift toward isolationism that has gripped some elements of the GOP even in the midst of the rise of the Islamic State.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/09/14 11:29 AM
House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday he'll wait to hear President Obama's plan for dealing with the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria before weighing in about what Congress will do.
By Ed Sykes | 09/09/14 11:06 AM
Speaker of the House John Boehner says he's awaiting President Obama's plan for combating Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/09/14 09:13 AM
The support cuts across party lines, with majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents agreeing that airstrikes are needed in both Iraq and Syria.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 08:55 AM
Syria's air defense system is so weak along its northern and western borders that U.S. authorities are brushing aside Damascus' demands that it must sign off on any U.S.-led airstrikes within its borders.
By Becket Adams | 09/09/14 08:08 AM
The CNN/ORC survey found that seven in 10 Americans say they believe the Islamic State has the ability to launch an attack on U.S. soil. A majority of survey respondents say they support the U.S. taking a more active role in combating this threat.
By Becket Adams | 09/08/14 04:59 PM
The Islamic State, the terrorist group that has rampaged across Iraq and Syria, is often referred to by the press and U.S. lawmakers as "ISIS," meaning the "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria."
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/08/14 03:55 PM
During his daily press briefing, White House press secretary Josh Earnest gave a preview of what to expect from President Obama's press conference on Wednesday.
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 04:51 PM
Leading Republicans who could find them facing off for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in just a few months have staked out different positions on combatting the Islamic State.
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 04:33 PM
It's not just hawkish Republicans urging President Obama to take hard line against the Islamic State. Democrats also want to see a more aggressive White House.
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 12:06 PM
President Obama signaled on Sunday that he doesn’t intend to ask Congress to authorize additional military action against the Islamic State, but suggested he could seek a vote to make available additional resources. In an interview with NBC’s “Meet The Press,” Obama told host Chuck Todd that...
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