House Intel Committee Chair: Conflict With ISIS Will Last Decades If US Doesn't Put Special Forces On GroundThe chairman of the House Intelligence Committee warns that if the U.S. does not put Special Forces on the ground in Iraq and Syria, then the conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will last decades.
House Intel Committee Chairman: ISIS 'One Plane Ticket Away' From Coming To USThe 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.
Rogers: 'We'd Better Start Building Prisons By The Dozens' If We Treat Terrorists As Criminal DefendantsThe first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.
House Intel Committee Chair: ISIS 'Talks About' Expanding Into IsraelThe House Intelligence Committee chairman warns that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are looking to expand its territory across the Middle East, including Israel.
Graham: 'The Seeds Of 9/11 Are Being Planted All Over Iraq And Syria'Top Republican lawmakers are warning that the next 9/11-inspired attack could come from Syria and Iraq as Islamic insurgents continue to gain major strongholds within the Middle Eastern countries.
GOP Rep. Mike Rogers Won't Seek Re-ElectionU.S. Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee who has been a prominent voice as President Barack Obama attempts to overhaul U.S. surveillance, said Friday that he won't seek re-election after his term ends this year.
McCain: Romney And I Were Right About RussiaThe 2008 Republican candidate for president bashed Obama for a lack of understanding and strength in dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and noted that Obama had mocked 2012 Republican candidate for president, Mitt Romney, for labeling Russia “our number one geopolitical foe,” during his failed bid for office.
House Intel Chair: Obama's Drone Policy Changes Put 'American Lives At Risk'House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., cautioned against “self-imposed red tape” on U.S. drone strikes, saying that restrictions on the targeted strikes puts “Americans’ lives at risk.”
U.S. Lawmakers Demand Russia Give 'Full Story' on Olympic Safety ThreatsMembers of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month's Olympics in Russia and said Moscow needs to cooperate more on security.
Senate, House Intelligence Heads Agree On Rising US Terrorism ThreatThe leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees say the terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren't as safe as they were a year or two ago.
Feinstein: 'No Clemency' For Snowden, Info Should Have Been Brought To CongressThe White House and the heads of the intelligence committees in Congress are rejecting a plea for clemency by National Security Agency-contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden.
Boehner Presses Obama: 'Personally Make The Case' For Syria Military ActionWary of another war, congressional Republicans and Democrats pressed President Barack Obama to explain why the U.S. military should attack Syria and involve Americans in a deadly civil conflict that has roiled the Mideast.
Lawmakers: Terrorists Already Changing Tactics Following Data LeaksTwo senior Republican lawmakers said Thursday that terrorists are already changing their behavior after leaks about classified U.S. data gathering programs, but they offered no details.