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US President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq in the State Dining Room at the White House. Obama said he authorized targeted air strikes and relief supply drops in Iraq to prevent "genocide" by Islamist extremists against minorities.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama ‘Confident’ of Islamic State Group’s Defeat

President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he’s leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. “is on the right side of history.”

09/13/2014

House Speaker John Boehner speaks during a news conference on June 12, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama ‘Taking A Nap’ On What Is Happening In Iraq

President Barack Obama has not ruled out any options on stopping Islamic militants from capturing Iraqi cities.

06/12/2014

Shiite Muslims display a model of an American drone in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on April 19, 2014. (MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Strike In Yemen Kills 9 Al Qaida Members

Witness says an American UAV struck a white SUV carrying militants.

04/19/2014

A bullet hole is seen on the window of a shop in the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi, as clashes rage between Iraqi security forces and militants in the province on January 5, 2013. Ramadi and the city of Fallujah, both west of Baghdad, have been held by militants for days, harkening back to the years after the 2003 US-led invasion when both cities were insurgent strongholds. Iraq is preparing a "major attack" to retake militant-held Fallujah, a senior official said on January 5, spelling a new assault for the city, west of Baghdad, where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents. (Photo by AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Fighting Between Iraqi Troops, Al Qaida Kills 34

Iraqi forces are trying to dislodge militants from Ramadi and Fallujah.

01/06/2014

British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) leaves Number 10 Downing Street to travel to the House of Commons to deliver a statement on the unfolding hostage situation in Algeria on January 18, 2013 in London, England.  (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Algeria: 32 Militants Killed, With 23 Hostages

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Algerian government says 32 militants and 23 captives were killed during the three-day military operation to end the hostage crisis at a natural gas plant in the Sahara. The provisional […]

01/19/2013

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Why Did The White House Take So Long To Admit Libya Attack Was Terrorism?

With Americans watching the nearing of the date September 11, 2012 on the calendar for weeks – if not months – and dreading the stark reality that something disastrous may happen to innocent Americans again, the president and his political cronies refused to believe what happened.

09/21/2012

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