09/16/14 06:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man has been sentenced to time served for parking his truck outside the White House and falsely saying that it contained a bomb. Forty-five-year-old Krzysztof Wasik of Hazle Township in eastern Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of threatening and...
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 03:30 PM
Senate Republicans say they will support President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels fighting the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, even if some of their GOP colleagues in the House have significant reservations.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/16/14 01:36 PM
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday he would recommend sending U.S. combat troops back into Iraq if the administration's coalition-building strategy fails to curb the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 11:42 AM
"I just think that if our goal here is to destroy [the Islamic State], we've got to do more than train a few folks in Syria and train a few folks in Iraq and dropping a few bombs," the House speaker told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday.
By Becket Adams | 09/15/14 05:36 PM
Did you know that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has been drawing a fair number of combatants from Belgium?
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/15/14 05:08 PM
The resolution would not authorize any money, but would allow contributions from foreign governments, a senior House Armed Services Committee aide said.
By Sean Lengell | 09/15/14 03:58 PM
The House minority leader applauded Republicans for a bill that would approve President Obama's request to support Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/15/14 11:50 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder, in a video posted on the Justice Department's website Monday, said the effort would bring together community representatives, public safety officials and religious leaders to try to help prevent more Americans from joining the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and...
By Paul Bedard | 09/15/14 10:41 AM
It will take a few more years and a congressional change of heart, but President Obama's promise to close the terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay naval base is now on a timeline to take place before he leaves office.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/10/14 06:11 PM
Members of ISIS, like other terrorist enemies of the United States, have used NSA secrets exposed by Edward Snowden to cover their tracks and avoid detection.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/13/14 07:44 PM
A terrorist cell has been discovered in Uganda, leading the State Department to warn Americans there to stay hidden or flee.
By Lawrence Kudlow | 09/13/14 03:10 PM
After watching President Obama's intense Islamic State of Iraq and Syria speech Wednesday night, and reading the text several times, I think the president basically -- finally -- got it right.
09/13/14 01:00 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack. The embassy in a message on its website said it is trying to assess the scope of a possible plot by the...
By Paul Bedard | 09/13/14 11:13 AM
President Obama, plagued by his worst approval ratings yet, is now losing support from his liberal base as the country appears to have given up on his administration and Washington, according new polling data.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/12/14 07:27 PM
Mixed messages from administration officials over whether the U.S. is at war with the Islamic State have sparked frustration not just from Republicans in Congress and from U.S. allies in the region.
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