Ted Shull

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Adm. Howard: We 'need to be' in Iraq

Adm. Michelle Howard, who became the Navy's first female four-star admiral last week, says "discouraging" is not the word she'd use to describe the current crisis in Iraq and that the Navy is prepared to act in the region if necessary.<p>Howard, the vice chief of naval operations, said in an interview …

US begins surveillance flights over Syria after Obama authorization

The U.S. has started flying surveillance drones over Syria after President Obama authorized the missions, two senior Defense officials told Fox News, in a move that could pave the way for eventual airstrikes against Islamic State targets in the country.<p>A decision still has not been made, at least …

The Operation To Rescue American Hostages In Syria Was Much Larger Than We Realized

The mission, carried out by U.S. Special Operations soldiers flown to the target location near Raqqah, Syria, by the 160th Special Operations Air Regiment (SOAR), involved at least 24 soldiers and was supported by helicopters and an Air Force AC-130 gunship — a modified cargo plane with …

Military

US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

This Video Shows Hamas Fighters Using Tunnels To Attack A Post Inside Israel

\Hamas's tunnel network has emerged as a major focus of Israel's ground campaign in the Gaza Strip. The tunnels extend from under populated areas to the other side of Gaza's border with Israel, and were reportedly part of plans for a major attack Hamas was planning for the Jewish holiday of Rosh …

Israel

Boehner Parts with Palin on Obama Impeachment

House Speaker John Boehner wants to sue President Barack Obama, but he doesn’t want to impeach him.<p>“I disagree,” Boehner said Wednesday when asked to …

Sarah Palin

White House: Most kids at border won't stay in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief that would prevent them from being sent back to their home countries.<p>The pointed warning came as the White House finalized a spending …