Law enforcement agencies have found three soldiers from the Afghanistan National Army who vanished from a Massachusetts mall while in the country for an international peace-keeping exercise, according to a senior Pentagon official.
President Obama is “obviously concerned” that an intruder jumped the fence at the White House and made it inside the front door, a spokesman said Monday.
Islamic State terrorists have released a new video calling on lone wolf attacks in the United States — and taking potshots at America’s leaders, characterizing President Obama as the “mule of the Jews” and labeling Secretary of State John Kerry as out-of-touch and ineffective.
Fears have mounted in Jordan during recent days that Islamic State extremists are plotting attacks like the coordinated suicide bombings that ripped through Western-owned hotels in the nation in 2005.
Don’t be surprised if you see fighter jets flying over Washington, D.C., Tuesday night.
Despite top military leaders saying last week that ground troops may be necessary to fight the Islamic State in some situations, Secretary of State John Kerry said again Monday that those troops would not be American military members in combat.
Secret Service agents are mulling an expansion to the buffer zone around the White House that sets off limits to drivers and pedestrians some adjacent streets.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that the Obama administration has a legal basis to conduct airstrikes in Syria without U.N. approval, raising questions about the White House’s ability to form an international front against the Islamic State.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says U.S. airstrikes won’t work — they won’t serve as a standalone measure to beat Islamic State terrorists.
The number of Syrian refugees who have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants now totals 130,000, Turkey’s deputy prime minister said Monday.
Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan’s election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country’s new chief executive.
As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. That’s likely just fine with Vladimir Putin, since these issues distract from Russia’s presence in neighboring Ukraine.