President Barack Obama
Prime Minister: Australia Thwarts ISIS Plot Where Supporters Planned to Publicly Behead Random Person
Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
Legislation gives President Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels for fight against Islamic State militants.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., slammed Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., over his stance on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group, stating that the potential Republican presidential contender has a “fundamental lack of understanding” of the threat they pose.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has released a video showing militants attacking American forces and threatening the White House.
Underscoring the multiple challenges facing his administration, President Barack Obama is consulting with military officials about the U.S. counterterrorism campaign against Islamic State militants, just a day after boosting the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Rubio Positioning Himself As Leading Foreign Policy Hawk Among Republicans Considering White House Runs
Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House, pushing for more military spending and greater intervention abroad as the United States confronts Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.
President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.
The Census Bureau found the poverty rate in 2013 was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012. White House credits job growth for decline.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s administration has become “science deniers,” failing to do enough to harness the nation’s energy potential.
The nation’s top military leader told Congress Tuesday that he will recommend President Barack Obama consider using ground troops to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, also known as ISIL) if the expanded military campaign to the president laid out last week fails.