By Susan Crabtree | 09/10/14 10:03 PM
The president who ran to end the Iraq war announced a broad, aggressive military campaign in the region to stop a new terrorist threat on the eve of the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.
By Washington Examiner Staff | 09/10/14 09:55 PM
"My fellow Americans - tonight, I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL."
09/10/14 07:01 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group is often described as the most fearsome jihadi outfit of all: a global menace outweighing al-Qaida, with armies trembling before its advance. But while the group has been successful at seizing parts of Iraq and Syria, it is no unstoppable juggernaut....
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/10/14 05:36 PM
"We've got to cut off the financial flows to them," said Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. "That involves cooperation. That does not involve shooting."
09/10/14 05:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the run-up to a presidential address, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Wednesday for a quick pre-election vote to approve the administration's request to train and equip Syrian rebels fighting terrorists seeking an Islamic state in the Middle East. House...
By David M. Drucker | 09/10/14 04:33 PM
Voter jitters about the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are breathing new life into support for the embattled National Security Agency, Republican hawks argue.
09/10/14 03:18 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will counter military moves by the U.S. and NATO with an array of new nuclear and conventional weapons, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday as the military successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile from a nuclear submarine. At the same time, he...
09/10/14 02:31 PM
PARIS (AP) — France offered Wednesday to take part in airstrikes against extremist fighters in Iraq if needed, but insisted on a more careful tack for Syria. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called for international mobilization against militants from the Islamic State group, which he...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/10/14 02:21 PM
President Obama is seeking "limited authorization" for expanding U.S. military force in the Middle East, including some American boots on the ground, sources tell the Washington Examiner.
By Sean Lengell | 09/10/14 02:07 PM
Committee Chairman Buck McKeon, R-Calif., said there is only a "narrow opportunity" to defeat the Islamic State that won't require American boots on the ground in "surge level" numbers.
09/10/14 02:02 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday that police have charged an officer who was filmed beating a Palestinian-American teenager during a violent protest in July. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, of Tampa, Florida, was beaten at the east Jerusalem protest that followed the gruesome...
By John Stossel | 09/10/14 01:55 PM
The urge to "do something" about ISIS is understandable. But government can't get domestic policy right. Don't assume it gets foreign policy right.
By Terence Jeffrey | 09/10/14 01:15 PM
In her memoir, Hard Choices, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton included a chapter on the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012. But she failed to specifically explain why Ambassador Chris Stevens was there that day.
09/10/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group doesn't pose an immediate threat of an attack in the United States, senior U.S. officials testified Wednesday, but warned that the danger from the militants is spreading beyond the Middle East to Europe and other parts of the world. They have the...
09/09/14 08:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will ask Congress to quickly authorize the arming and training of Syrian opposition forces but will press forward without formal sign-off from lawmakers on a broader military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, administration...
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