By David M. Drucker | 08/21/14 05:54 PM
Like a student retaking a course he failed, Gov. Rick Perry is working a little harder as his second presidential campaign gets underway.
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.
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 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.
08/21/14 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday pressed for a more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq to combat Islamic state militants, including a sustained air campaign, and signaled he would support sending American ground troops. "We need to have all of our options open," Perry...
By Becket Adams | 08/21/14 02:15 PM
President Obama delivered a brief statement Wednesday on ISIS' beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, a momentary pause that was immediately followed by his return to the golf course.
08/21/14 12:46 PM
PARIS (AP) — The killing of an American reporter is galvanizing international anger at Islamic State extremists and fueling fears about the flow of foreign fighters joining their ranks. But governments from the Mideast to Europe and even Washington appear uncertain about how to stop them. The...
08/21/14 12:02 PM
LONDON (AP) — The Islamic militant in a video showing the death of American journalist James Foley took great care to disguise his identity, dressing head-to-toe in black, with a mask leaving only his eyes visible. But police and intelligence services in Britain and the United States have a...
By Becket Adams | 08/21/14 11:44 AM
MSNBC host Chris Matthews was not at all impressed Wednesday evening with President Obama's earlier statement on the ISIS beheading of American photojournalist James Foley.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/21/14 08:07 AM
The president's statement was all just part of a disturbing pattern of tough talk as a substitute for action.
08/21/14 05:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants. But details about the execution of this limited campaign, which so far includes no reported U.S. ground combat, are thin. Some questions and...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 07:51 PM
International outrage over the grisly beheading of an American journalist is forcing President Obama's hand in Iraq, intensifying pressure to confront ISIS in a broader way than the defensive airstrikes he has authorized so far.
08/20/14 07:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria. President Barack Obama vowed relentless pursuit of the...
08/20/14 06:45 PM
VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency says that Iran is keeping commitments it agreed to with six world powers in a pact that temporarily caps its nuclear activities and eliminates material that could be most easily used to make nuclear weapons. The finding is contained in a restricted...
By Washington Examiner | 08/20/14 02:59 PM
When the book is closed on the Middle Eastern caliphate established this summer by the ISIS terrorist group, historians may view Aug. 19, 2014, as the turning point in this monster's existence.
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