By Byron York | 09/12/14 03:00 PM
President Obama has said many times that there will be no American combat troops on the ground to wage war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Senator Dan Coats | 09/12/14 01:47 PM
President Obama has finally has acknowledged the threat that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria poses, and his response â€" to begin the process of taking down this so-called caliphate â€" is welcome news.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/11/14 05:31 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry tells us that we are not going to war with the Islamic State. President Obama says it’s not even a state. Yet the U.S. is sending military personnel, planes, and bombs to the part of the Middle East controlled and governed by the group that goes by that name....
By Brian Hughes | 09/11/14 06:29 PM
In going after the Islamic State, the president has abandoned talk of limiting such investments in favor of asking lawmakers for what critics call a blank check to fight counterterrorism battles.
By Washington Examiner staff | 09/11/14 08:43 PM
An Iraqi volunteer force chant slogans against the al Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Syria during training in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, June 25, 2014, after authorities urged Iraqis to help battle insurgents. (AP Photo/Ahmed al-Husseini)
By Becket Adams | 09/11/14 07:17 PM
The president's foot-dragging and seeming lack of a coherent strategy for foreign policy, has likely led to the collapse of voter confidence in Democrats.
By Becket Adams | 09/11/14 06:47 PM
As the White House continues to flesh out its strategy for combating the Islamic State, rest assured knowing that the U.S. is in the best of hands.
By David M. Drucker | 09/11/14 03:56 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, voiced support for Obama's request, even as he criticized his Islamic State strategy for being insufficient to ultimately defeat the terrorist organization.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/11/14 03:51 PM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest praised predecessor Jay Carney's first-night performance as a CNN contributor Wednesday night after he and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., got into an intense verbal exchange over the President Obama's policies in Iraq.
By Michael Barone | 09/11/14 03:10 PM
For a devastating assessment of President Obama's Sept. 10 speech, read Walter Russell Mead's piece in his Via Meadia blog.
By Becket Adams | 09/11/14 12:27 PM
Drawing from data collected between 2013-2014, the Pew Research Center has compiled a helpful list of the countries that say Islamic extremism poses a "major threat" to the safety of their citizens.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/11/14 11:52 AM
After the president laid out a four-part strategy involving continued airstrikes and ground support to moderate rebels, many campaigns responded to the president with a mix of cautious optimism and criticism.
By Brian Hughes | 09/11/14 10:14 AM
"Thirteen years after small and hateful minds conspired to break us, America stands tall and America stands proud," Obama said from the Pentagon, marking the attack on the nation's defense headquarters.
By Washington Examiner | 09/10/14 11:17 PM
Islamic terrorists are in a much stronger position today than they were 13 years ago -- not "on the run," or "decimated," or set back even slightly by the death of Osama bin Laden.
By Brian Hughes | 09/10/14 10:38 PM
One year after he abandoned a bid for congressional approval of Syrian airstrikes, President Obama saved himself from another rebuke in an address to the nation Wednesday.
By Philip Klein | 09/19/14
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By Byron York | 09/22/14