Strategy will include U.S. led air strikes and the training and arming of Syrian rebels opposed to the Islamic State group. He promises no “boots on the ground” for American forces.
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.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee warns that Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants are just “one plane ticket” away from coming to the United States.
Dempsey: I Will Recommend Military Move Directly Against ISIS Once I Determine They Are Direct Threat To Homeland
Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney says that ISIS terrorists are “very much a threat to the United States, to our friends and allies,” adding that the recent beheading of an American reporter is “what’s in store for the rest of the world” should the U.S. not respond with force.
Islamic State extremists who executed journalist James Foley are “savages” who must be brought to justice, said FBI Director James Comey, whose agents are directly involved in the investigation into the killing.
President Obama ordered American troops to search for Americans held in Syria, including journalist James Foley.
A U.S. government database of known or suspected terrorists doubled in size in recent years, according to newly released government figures.
The United States tortured al Qaeda detainees captured after the Sept. 11,2001 attacks, President Obama acknowledged Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.
The suspect in the Benghazi attacks has appeared before three judges in less than two weeks and now his lawyers will begin the long work of building a defense against the charges he’ll face.