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  • Faith in the Republican Party's ability to fight terrorism is at an all-time high

    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.

  • White House to Congress: Pass bill arming Syrian rebels ASAP

    Time is of the essence, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said, because Saudi Arabia has agreed to host a training operation for vetted members of the Syrian opposition, and U.S. officials want to take them up on the offer as quickly as possible.

  • John Boehner: Obama's plan not likely enough to defeat Islamic State

    "If our goal is to eliminate [the Islamic State], there's a lot of doubt [among House Republicans] whether the plan that was outlined by the president last night is enough to accomplish that mission," the House speaker said.

  • Senate candidate was in Pentagon on Sept. 11

    Rob Maness, a retired Air Force colonel and long-shot Senate candidate in Louisiana, was in the Pentagon 13 years ago when a hijacked plane hit.

  • You probably didn't expect this country to top the list of nations that think Islamic extremism is a 'major threat'

    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.

  • Thirteen years later, America has lost ground

    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.

  • Obama's coalition may not hold against Islamic State

    The key to President Obama's new approach against ISIS is similar to the one he has pursued since taking office in 2009 promising to end U.S. wars in the Mideast: Depending on regional partners to be the "boots on the ground," while America provides support and encouragement.

  • Obama to promise no 'combat troops' for anti-ISIS fight

    "Our objective is clear: we will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy," Obama plans to stress.

  • Fear of ISIS reinvigorates support for NSA

    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.

  • Attacks kill 30 people in Iraq's capital, Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of attacks, mainly car bombings targeting security forces and markets, killed at least 30 people Wednesday in Iraq's capital, authorities said. The deadliest attack took place when twin car bombs hit a police checkpoint near a pet market, killing at least 19 people,...

  • Raw: Twin Car Bomb Attacks in Iraq

    Twin car bombs at a traffic police checkpoint and nearby markets in a neighborhood known as New Baghdad killed at least 19 people on Wednesday, Iraqi officials said. (Sept. 10) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Checkpoint location, New Baghdad 1. People gathered near crater caused by...

  • President should consider using ground troops against ISIS: Buck McKeon

    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.

  • Attacking ISIS? Hold on, Mr. President

    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.

  • The jihadists' eternal plan

    Here's the first and last rule of Islamic jihad: If at first you don't succeed, plot, plot again.

  • Obama's Re-WOT (revived war on terror)

    President Obama has a knack for repeatedly declaring peace. Now he is taking America to war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and its barbarian army of Islamist terrorists. The focal battlefield for President Obama's war on terrorists is, of all places, Iraq. In 2011, as he oversaw...



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