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.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warns the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will bring the fight to the United States if President Barack Obama doesn’t do more to combat the terror group.
Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Monday that Iran has privately refused U.S. requests for cooperation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Kerry: Some Have Offered To Put Boots On The Ground To Fight ISIS, ‘But We Are Not Looking For That’
Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) — minus two of the main players and without any ground troops — in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast.
A House Democrat wants to suspend British, French and German citizens from visa-free travel to the U.S. because of “large numbers” of Islamic extremists.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is calling on “civilized Islam” to help take on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group.
Rep. Michele Bachmann says she was told by the FBI that Americans who joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Middle East would be allowed to return to the U.S.
Former CIA Deputy Director: ‘Chance Of Success Is Not High’ Going With Syrian Opposition To Take Out ISIS
Former CIA deputy director Mike Morell is concerned that the United States will have trouble combating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group in Syria.
President Barack Obama announced Wednesday night that he will be expanding airstrikes, including into Syria, and sending nearly 500 more U.S. troops to advise and assist Iraqi forces to battle the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group. The president reiterated that American combat forces will not be fighting on foreign soil, but one Democratic senator believes that boots will eventually be put on the ground to take on ISIS.
General approval from Democrats and Republicans in Congress to the president’s ISIS strategy address to the nation.