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.
09/09/14 07:30 AM
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice repeatedly raised concerns about risky Chinese fighter intercepts of U.S. surveillance flights in meetings this week with Chinese leaders in Beijing, senior administration officials said Tuesday. The matter appeared to be one of a...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/08/14 09:47 PM
The Obama administration sees Turkey as one of 10 core countries in the coalition it is trying to build to fight the Islamist extremist group.
09/08/14 10:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counterterror mission than he previously has been willing to embrace, U.S. officials said Monday. The new plan, however, still won't commit U.S. troops to a ground war against the...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/08/14 08:00 PM
The California Democrat said she and the White House are still haggling over redactions to the Senate's torture report with the goal of releasing it as soon as possible.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 05:17 PM
According to a poll by CNN/ORC International, 76 percent favor additional airstrikes against the Islamic State, with 45 percent of Americans seeing it as a "very serious threat to the U.S."
09/08/14 04:01 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said Monday that he will not accept the expected official results of the election, breaking a pledge he made to the U.S. secretary of state and injecting new tension into an already drawn-out political process. Appearing...
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 Susan Crabtree | 09/08/14 03:37 PM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that Obama plans to consult with Congress on his plans to defeat and dismantle the Islamic State and wants them to be a "partner" and engaged in the process.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/08/14 01:53 PM
The problem is that DHS was given $47 million in 2006 to prepare for the rapid spread of a deadly disease such as Ebola, according to the DHS inspector general.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/08/14 01:39 PM
If Republicans make major gains in Congress in November at least in part because of President Obama's perceived weakness on foreign policy, it won't be easy for Obama to respond with a major shake-up of his national security team.
09/08/14 01:01 PM
HOHENFELS, Germany (AP) — Some 5,500 troops from the United States and European allies carried out a mock liberation of a fictional city in a large-scale military exercise Monday. The maneuver in southern Germany was part of Exercise Saber Junction, an annual event led by the U.S. Army Europe....
By Sean Lengell | 09/08/14 12:19 PM
The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have asked House Speaker John Boehner to invite Petro Poroshenko to speak regarding his country's violent conflict with pro-Russian forces.
09/08/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is directing all U.S. diplomatic posts overseas to review security and the State Department says it will give additional help to embassies and consulates in need. This initiative comes as the Senate Intelligence Committee edges toward releasing parts...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/08/14 08:53 AM
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi probably isn't dead, but no one who's in a position to know for sure is saying anything.
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