Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Gohmert On Obama’s ‘Strategy’ Comment: ‘This Is A Pitiful Foreign Policy And Barney Fife Is In Charge’

Republicans pounced on President Barack Obama following his press conference Thursday where he stated that the administration does not yet have a strategy to combat the threat that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group poses.


U.S. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks at an event hosted by the Iowa GOP Des Moines Victory Office on August 6, 2014 in Urbandale, Iowa.  Paul, who is expected to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was on a three-day, eight-city tour of Iowa, the first state in the nation to select the presidential nominee.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sen. Rand Paul Calls Hillary Clinton A ‘War Hawk’

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war.


President Obama speaks at an Iftar dinner at the White House marking the end of fasting for Muslims after the holy month of Ramadan. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Praises Egyptian Plan For Cease-Fire In Israel

Obama hopes plan can restore calm between Israelis and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's "Road to Majority" Policy Conference at the Omni Shoreham hotel on June 20, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Christie: ‘Israel Is Not Sure That They Have America’s Full Support Like They Used To’

Partly blaming unrest in the Middle East on President Barack Obama, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel’s behalf and that the country no longer trusts it has the full support of the United States because of him.


Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the U.S. and China must work together to stave off a global catastrophe from climate change. He appealed for greater cooperation between the two world powers despite strains between them over cyber theft and maritime security. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Warns Mideast Nations Against Taking Military Action In Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations on Wednesday against taking new military action in Iraq that might heighten sectarian divisions, after Syria launched airstrikes across the border and Iran flew surveillance drones over the neighboring country.


President Obama discusses Syria and other Mideast issues with Saudi King Abdullah.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Meets With Saudi King, Weighs New Aid To Syrian Opposition

President is considering allowing portable missile launchers to help Syrian rebels.


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends the event "Equality for Women is Progress for All" at the United Nations on March 7, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Coming Months Will Be ‘Crucial’ For Mideast

Former U.S. first lady and secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke about the country’s longstanding friendship with Israel and the importance of keeping nuclear weapons out of Iran as she accepted a lifetime achievement award from the American Jewish Congress on Wednesday.


Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon called Kerry "messianic" and dismissed the U.S. peace plan as worthless. (Getty Images)

Israeli Minister Apologizes For Insulting Kerry

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon called Kerry “messianic” and dismissed the U.S. peace plan as worthless.


The 85-year-old has been in a coma since a debilitating stroke in 2006. (Getty Images)

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s Health Worsens

Israeli hospital says his condition has “deteriorated in the past few days.”


Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks to military service members aboard the USS Ponce on Dec. 6, 2013 in Manama, Bahrain. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hagel: Military Strike Against Iran Still On The Table

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday that military force is still on the table if Iran moves forward with its nuclear program.