US Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Trip To Middle EastU.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a tour of the Middle East with stops planned in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan.
Va. Woman Charged in Terror Case Due in CourtA Virginia woman charged with lying to federal investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group is scheduled to appear in federal court.
Pentagon Spokesman: 'We All Need To Prepare Ourselves For The Reality' ISIS Will Take More Syrian TownsU.S. and coalition airstrikes have forced some Islamic State militants out of the Syrian border town of Kobani, but it may yet fall under the extremists' control because air power alone cannot prevent it, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.
Obama Calls For Dismantling IS 'Network Of Death'President Barack Obama declared that the world is at a "crossroads between war and peace" Wednesday vowing to lead a coalition to dismantle the Islamic State militant group's "network of death."
Obama Hails Senate Approval Of His Plan To Arm Syrian RebelsThe president stated that American forces "do not have a combat mission."
Congressional Reaction To Obama's SpeechGeneral approval from Democrats and Republicans in Congress to the president's ISIS strategy address to the nation.
Obama Outlines Plan To Defeat Islamic StateStrategy 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.
Graham On Obama Foreign Policy: 'Who Would Trust This Guy' Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said that President Obama’s Wednesday address needs to show that his foreign policy is more than “not to be Bush,” reiterating that Obama needs to “instill fear and respect” with terrorist organizations.
Cheney: ISIS Beheadings 'In Store For The Rest Of The World' Without US ActionFormer 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.
King: ISIS 'More Powerful Now Than Al-Qaeda Was On 9/11'Rep. Peter King, chairman of the sub-committee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, once again suggested the 9/11 terror attacks are directly linked to current Middle East unrest, saying that “ISIS is more of a threat to the United States now than Al-Qaeda was prior to September 11.”
U.S., U.N. Announce Deal On 12-Hour Gaza Cease-FireHumanitarian cease-fire begins Friday; organizers hope it will lead to peace talks.