Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says it’s critically important that the United States strongly confront the insurgent Islamic State organization.
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.
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.
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.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., claims that President Barack Obama has committed “presidential malpractice” with his foreign policy.
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.
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.
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.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., believes that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group has declared war against the United States.
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.