By Washington Examiner | 09/29/14 04:07 PM
Someone had his eye off the ball. It was probably not some "they," but rather the guy with the pen and the phone.
By Walter Williams | 09/29/14 01:28 PM
Western politicians calling Islam a religion of peace doesn't make it so.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/29/14 12:30 PM
Republican lawmakers on Monday rejected President Obama's claim in a "60 Minutes" interview that his intelligence advisers "underestimated" the growing terrorism threat in the Middle East.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/29/14 11:38 AM
The United States' campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is not a reason to ignore a nuclear Iran, Sen. Ted Cruz argued Monday.
09/29/14 10:47 AM
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — It used to be that if you wanted to join one of the world's most secretive espionage organizations you had to sneak into a foreign embassy, answer a cryptic newspaper ad or show up in a nondescript building in Tel Aviv to meet a shadowy recruiter. Now all it takes to...
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 02:03 PM
The Wall Street Journal reports 72 percent of registered voters said they believe U.S. ground troops will eventually be deployed to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has taken huge chunks of territory in both of those countries.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 11:37 AM
"We have no choice," the Ohio Republican said when asked directly whether U.S. ground troops should be sent if current efforts to defeat the Islamic State using moderate Syrian rebels and Iraqi military forces fails.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 11:10 AM
The use of air power and other resources from the United States and other allies, coupled with ground forces from moderate opposition rebel groups in Syria, is the way to defeat the Islamic State, Blinken said on "Fox News Sunday."
By Rep. Bradley Byrne | 09/26/14 04:19 PM
Just this week, President Obama clearly expanded his strategy by beginning airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. While I was pleased to see a strong partnership with other Arab countries from the Middle East, I still do not believe a strategy, worthy of the support of Congress, has...
By Steve Chapman | 09/27/14 04:06 PM
Our government may provide for the needs of those fighting this war, but not in a fiscally responsible way. George W. Bush launched two invasions while cutting taxes, not raising them. President Obama is happy to let Americans assume the funding for this war will come off the money tree in the...
09/27/14 03:01 PM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels in Yemen who overran much of the capital signed a security deal on Saturday that stipulates disarmament and withdrawal from areas they have seized in recent months. The Shiite rebels, known as Hawthis, signed the deal as part of a comprehensive agreement...
09/26/14 02:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the ground troops he may eventually recommend in Iraq would not necessarily be American. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey testified to Congress earlier this month he may at some point recommend that ground troops be used to destroy the...
By Linda Chavez | 09/26/14 11:48 AM
The battle to defeat the Islamic State will not be so easily won. Nor does eliminating one group ensure that others, even more dangerous, do not emerge.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/25/14 07:50 PM
Earlier this week at the U.N., Obama appeared to have learned the hard way that his previous words and hopes for the region had little impact on shaping it.
09/25/14 04:31 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is highlighting the longstanding relationship between the United States and Egypt as a cornerstone of American security policy in the Middle East. Obama is meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in New York on the sidelines of the U.N....
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