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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is calling the Islamic State group “an incredibly powerful new threat.”
Former CIA deputy director Mike Morell tells “CBS This Morning” that the U.S. needs to respond to the recent ISIS killings of Americans journalists, saying that the U.S. needs a plan to use airstrikes and troops on the ground in Syria to defeat the Islamic State militants.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will begin a $5 billion “terrorism partnership fund” to help other countries push back against radical extremists.
A CBS News crew was held for several hours by pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine after they were blindfolded and detained at a checkpoint near the city of Horlivka.
A Virginia state senator who was attacked by his son before he killed himself says the stigma attached to mental health issues leaves the mentally ill to “struggle in silence.”
Staring at the specter of a partial government shutdown, Sen. John McCain says he’s never seen anything like the harsh partisanship pervading much of Washington politics.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says he fears a “stain on our national credibility” if the United States determines that Syria’s Bashar Assad is using chemical weapons to remain in power but fails to intervene.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney stated that the Obama administration’s targeting of suspected international terrorists is “a good policy.”
The head of the National Rifle Association says the organization has no problem with tighter background checks of gun purchasers.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Republican Party must adapt better to rapidly changing demographics in the United States, saying the GOP sent “mixed messages” in the election campaign on immigration and women’s issues.