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It’s Not Airpower Vs. Boots On Ground Any More

<i>As the Air Force Association girds for its annual conference, which starts Monday here in Washington, I was struck by several comments from several</i> …

Obama's ISIS Offensive Is Not 'War,' Kerry Insists

The U.S. is not at war with ISIS, Secretary of State John Kerry insisted today, describing the military campaign outlined by President Obama as "a …

White House reportedly planning years-long campaign to destroy ISIS

The Obama administration is reportedly preparing a campaign to destroy the Islamic State militant group that could outlast the president's remaining time in office, according to a published report.<p>The New York Times, citing U.S. officials, reported late Sunday that the White House plan involves …

Avengers Assemble - Obama's Anti-ISIS Task Force

Speaking from the State Floor in the White House on Wednesday 10th September, President Barack Obama addressed America on the situation in Iraq, and …

Middle East

La policía detiene al segundo sospechoso en el atentado terrorista de Boston

<b>(CNN) —</b> El segundo sospechoso de los atentados perpetrados durante el maratön de Boston fue detenido la noche del viernes, poniendo fin a una búsqueda masiva que prácticamente cerró la capital de Massachusetts en medio de advertencias de que el hombre estuviese armado con explosivos.<p>Los oficiales …

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Republicans Offer Obama ISIS War Authorization He Doesn’t Want

Senators are tripping over themselves to grant Obama the authority to go to war—but he’s not really interested in getting Congress’s permission.<p>The …

ISIS’ Next Target: The Suez Canal

<b>Zero Hedge</b><br>September 15, 2014<p>Following ISIS blitzkrieg in which it took over nearly half of Iraq and a third of Syria in the blink of an eye, at which …

Obama’s War on ISIS: A Realist Relents

With his approval ratings in some recent polls touching new lows, President Obama knows that many Americans don't have much patience with him. In addressing the nation from the White House on Wednesday night, he got right down to it: "My fellow Americans," he said, "tonight I want to speak to you …

Feds: NY store owner plotted to send jihadists to Syria, kill U.S. troops himself

A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the terrorist group and plotted to do some killing himself -- by gunning down U.S. troops who had served in Iraq -- federal authorities alleged Tuesday.<p>Mufid A. Elfgeeh, 30, was arrested on May …

ISIS must be fought 'by any means necessary,' diplomats say

Diplomats from around the world pledged to fight ISIS militants "by any means necessary" as Iraq asked allies to thwart the extremists wherever they …

Middle East

Expanding ISIS Fight Scrambles GOP Plan To Extend Budget And Get Out

House Republicans were hoping for September to be a blissfully uneventful month, with election season just around the corner. But President Obama dashed those hopes this week, when he asked Congress for authorization to train and arm Syrian rebels against the group calling itself the Islamic …

French Jihadi Mehdi Nemmouche Is the Shape of Terror to Come

The French holy-warrior wannabe who tortured Western prisoners in Syria and attacked a Jewish museum in Brussels is a poster boy for the threat now …

China Created ISIS, Too

In recent days there has been a lot of attention given to the potential role China could play in suppressing the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham …

Megyn Kelly: Denying ISIS Is Islamic Is To 'Deny Reality' (VIDEO)

A representative for the Council on Islamic Relations sparred with Fox News host Megyn Kelly Thursday night over whether the militant group ISIS …

John McCain and Rand Paul Are Allies on ISIS War Vote

John McCain and Rand Paul. Lindsey Graham and Dianne Feinstein. Lawmakers you’d never expect to unite on foreign policy are agreed on the threat—but …

Terror Threat Top Concern on Eve of 9-11 Anniversary, With ISIS Top Concern

On the eve of the 9-11 Anniversary, the nation’s top anti-terror officials warned that this is a high tempo moment for national security, where we …

Details Emerge About U.S. Plans To Fight ISIS In Iraq

The U.S. has secured commitments from some Arab nations and allies to cooperate in the battle against the militant group known as the Islamic State.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>The coalition confronting ISIS is growing. The United States has gotten commitments from some Arab countries and Western …

Large Majority of Americans Lack Confidence in Obama Mission to Destroy ISIS, Poll Shows

Nearly 70 percent of Americans say they lack confidence that the U.S. will achieve its goals in fighting the terrorist group ISIS, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll. The findings come in the wake of President Barack Obama’s national address announcing new measures to …

Obama Wants a Blank Check to Fight ISIS—and Congress Is Ready to Give It to Him

The Obama administration asked Congress for $5 billion to fight terrorism but offered no details about how the money would be spent. Democrats want …