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File photo of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: US Must Take On Islamic State Militants

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says it’s critically important that the United States strongly confront the insurgent Islamic State organization.

09/09/2014

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri (2R) gestures during a meeting of foreign ministers at the headquarters of the Arab League in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Sept. 7, 2014. (credit: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

Arab League Agrees To Take Urgent Measures To Combat ISIS

The Arab League agreed Monday to take urgent measures to combat extremists like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as one of its suicide bombers killed 16 people at a meeting of Sunni tribal fighters and security troops in Iraq.

09/08/2014

Dem Rep: If McCain Was In Charge US Would Be ‘In Seven Different Wars Right Now’

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said that ISIS is a regional threat and expressed concern that congressional members like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would use the Islamic militant group “as an excuse” to send ground troops to Iraq and Syria.

09/08/2014

House Intelligence ranking member Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md., speaks during the inaugural Intelligence Community Summit organized by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) on Sept. 12, 2013  in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Obama Made ‘Mistake’ Not Condemning ISIS More Harshly Over Beheadings

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee believes President Barack Obama made a “mistake” for not condemning the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group more harshly for beheading American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.

09/08/2014

File photo of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.(credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rubio: Obama Has Committed ‘Presidential Malpractice’ With Mideast Policy

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., claims that President Barack Obama has committed “presidential malpractice” with his foreign policy.

09/08/2014

Iraqi Peshmerga fighters take position at a post near the jihadist-held city of Zumar in Mosul province on Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Military Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS To Prevent Terror Group From Capturing Vital Iraqi Dam

The U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents there for the first time in a move to prevent the group from capturing the vital dam.

09/07/2014

President Barack Obama talks to reporters at the end of the NATO Summit on Sept. 5, 2014 in Newport, Wales. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Obama On ISIS: ‘You Can’t Contain An Organization That Is Running Roughshod Through That Much Territory’

President Barack Obama said during a press conference in Wales Friday following the NATO summit that the terror group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria cannot be contained.

09/05/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks during the ceremonial groundbreaking of the future U.S. Diplomacy Center at the State Department's Harry S. Truman Building on Sept. 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘There Is A Strategy That Is Clear’ To Deal With ISIS

Secretary of State John Kerry says there is a strategy to deal with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, criticizing those who lashed out at President Barack Obama who stated last week the White House did not have a strategy yet to deal with the terror group.

09/05/2014

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the Defending the American Dream Summit sponsored by Americans For Prosperity at the Omni Hotel on Aug. 29, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul: ISIS Has Declared War Against United States

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., believes that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group has declared war against the United States.

09/04/2014

File photo of Sen. Mark Udall. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: ISIS Is Not An Immediate Threat To The Homeland

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado doesn’t believe that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group is an immediate threat to the homeland.

09/04/2014

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