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Rep. Peter King, chairman of the sub-committee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, once again suggested the 9/11 terror attacks are directly linked to current Middle East unrest, saying that “ISIS is more of a threat to the United States now than Al-Qaeda was prior to September 11.”  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

King: ISIS ‘More Powerful Now Than Al-Qaeda Was On 9/11′

Rep. Peter King, chairman of the sub-committee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, once again suggested the 9/11 terror attacks are directly linked to current Middle East unrest, saying that “ISIS is more of a threat to the United States now than Al-Qaeda was prior to September 11.”

08/11/2014

Smoke rises after a building is hit by an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip. (SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S., U.N. Announce Deal On 12-Hour Gaza Cease-Fire

Humanitarian cease-fire begins Friday; organizers hope it will lead to peace talks.

07/31/2014

Palestinian protesters block a main road used by Jewish settlers in the West Bank. (HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel And Hamas Agree To 12-Hour Cease-Fire

The temporary lull in the fighting follows a “Day of Rage” across the Palestinian territories.

07/25/2014

A Virginia Tech English professor is using social media to vent criticisms of Israel, including a comparison made between the radical Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the U.S.’s closest Middle East ally. (Photo credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Virginia Tech Professor: Israel And ISIS Share Same Violent Viewpoint

Blacksburg, Va. (CBS DC) – A Virginia Tech English professor is using social media to vent criticisms of Israel, including a comparison made between the radical Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the […]

07/24/2014

The FAA imposed a ban on U.S. airline flights into and out of Israel after a Hamas rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.  (GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel

Says U.S. will continue to closely monitor the situation.

07/24/2014

This image reviewed by the U.S. military shows the guard tower at the entrance to "Camp Five" and "Camp Six" detention facilities of the Joint Detention Group at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 19, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Questions Disrupt 9/11 Case At Guantanamo

Lawyers for Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attack say the FBI has questioned more people who work as support staff on their legal teams than previously disclosed, a development that may prompt a new detour in an already snarled case as the war crimes tribunal reconvened Monday at this U.S. base.

06/16/2014

Iraqis get out of a vehicle in front of a checkpoint held by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group on June 16, 2014 in Iraq's second city of Mosul. (credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Deputy CIA Director: ‘We Need To Keep Iran Out Of’ Iraq Crisis

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the Obama administration was willing to talk with Iran over deteriorating security conditions in Iraq and was not ruling out potential U.S.-Iranian military cooperation in stemming the advance of Sunni extremists.

06/16/2014

President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn after returning to the White House aboard Marine One, on May 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Obama To Outline More Limited Approach To Foreign Policy

Confronting critics of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama will soon outline a strategy for his final years in office that aims to avoid overreach as the second of the two wars he inherited comes to a close.

05/26/2014

A clear majority of people in countries across the globe say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values – a viewpoint far more common in poor countries than in wealthier nations.   (Photo credit should read PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Worldwide Majority Say Belief In God Essential To Morality

A clear majority of people in countries across the globe say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values – a viewpoint far more common in poor countries than in wealthier nations

03/18/2014

John McCain led several Republicans in continued criticism of President Obama for what they view as a “feckless” foreign policy that demonstrates U.S. weakness to the international community as a whole, and Russia directly. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCain: Romney And I Were Right About Russia

The 2008 Republican candidate for president bashed Obama for a lack of understanding and strength in dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and noted that Obama had mocked 2012 Republican candidate for president, Mitt Romney, for labeling Russia “our number one geopolitical foe,” during his failed bid for office.

03/05/2014

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