By Mark Tapscott | 08/25/14 08:22 AM
American outrage over the gruesome murder of journalist James Foley has prompted the appearance of a reversal of President Obama's "leading from behind" foreign policy strategy, especially in the Middle East.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/25/14 07:49 AM
Obama's inclusiveness message has become a refrain in recent weeks, but experts and former Iraqi leaders say it's past time to talk specifics and clearly lay out the goals.
08/24/14 10:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants. The freed American is 45-year-old Peter Theo...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/24/14 06:04 PM
Peter Theo Curtis was freed and is now outside of Syria. U.S. authorities expect him to be reunited with his family "shortly."
By Washington Examiner | 08/23/14 05:27 PM
The wisdom of exchanging Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban members may be up for debate, but the legality of how President Obama did it is not.
By Michelle Malkin | 08/22/14 05:18 PM
For two bloody months, an armed jihadist serial killer ran loose across the country and took the lives of at least four innocent men. Have you heard about this horror? Probably not.
By Ed Sykes | 08/22/14 04:13 PM
A White House spokesman said Friday it is committed to seeing "that justice is done" for the killing of American journalist Jim Foley by Islamist militants earlier this week.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/22/14 02:31 PM
A senior White House official said the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has gained more power and pose a greater threat now than they did when President Obama referred to them as a 'JV' team in an interview eight months ago.
08/22/14 10:15 AM
NEWY YORK (AP) — U.S. authorities are intensifying their efforts to identify and neutralize Islamic State sympathizers they believe could pose a terror threat on American soil. That concern was demonstrated this month with the arrest of Donald Ray Morgan when he returned from Lebanon at New...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 11:21 PM
So far, it's been difficult to discern what President Obama is prepared to do about ISIS outside of staying the airstrike course in Iraq that he began two weeks ago.
08/21/14 11:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf's increasing willingness to pay ransoms in a desperate attempt to free citizens. The dilemma:...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 09:54 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said U.S. military intervention in Iraq will continue for some time because the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will not be defeated quickly.
By Washington Examiner | 08/21/14 06:22 PM
After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama and the White House were criticized for leaking classified information about the raid in what critics called an effort to harvest positive media attention. Some have leveled similar criticism regarding Wednesday's revelation that U.S....
By Becket Adams | 08/21/14 06:07 PM
Most Americans support the White House's limited airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq, with a majority of Republicans enthusiastically backing the effort, according to new Washington Post-ABC News survey.
By Steve Doty | 08/21/14 04:12 PM
Speaking at the conservative Heritage Foundation, Texas Gov. Rick Perry warned of the risk ISIS poses not just overseas, but in America, too.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/28/14
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