The confusion and cross-purposes that have plagued President Obama’s troubled Middle East policy are only getting worse as the U.S. on Thursday voiced its support for a new Egypt-Saudi military campaign to roll back the Iran-allied rebels in Yemen.
The U.S. dropped gruesome pamphlets in Syria earlier this month that show Islamic State fighters putting recruits through a meat grinder, the Pentagon said Thursday.
The FBI has arrested a U.S. National Guardsman from Illinois suspected of trying to join Islamic State group. The man allegedly tried to enlist the help of his cousin.
Intelligence files on American operations in Yemen are now in the possession of an Iran-backed militia in Yemen, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
The lawyer for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says an official investigation cleared the soldier of any misconduct during his five-year captivity the Taliban and Haqqani terrorist network, trying to dispel speculation that his client somehow collaborated with the enemy.
Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah urged caution on Thursday about the amount of power that the Islamic State has been able to wield in Afghanistan following reports that the terror group has begun to recruit and gain supporters in the country.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton has advice on how to stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon: bomb the Persian nation.
U.S. planes Wednesday night began bombing targets in and around Tikrit, the battle for which is predominately being conducted by Iraqi Shiite militiamen trained, led and equipped by Iran and its special operations Quds Force.
Several Drug Enforcement Administration agents enjoyed sex parties with hookers hired by drug cartels, a watchdog report said Thursday, the latest in a string of investigations into sexual misconduct by government agents.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday that he won’t fire his deputy for showing favoritism to high-profile Democrats in key immigration cases, insisting that the problem lay not with Alejandro Mayorkas but rather with a broken visa program.
The head of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, who was considered to be like “Moby’s Dick’s” Capt. Ahab in his search for Osama bin Laden, is leaving his post.
Nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran entered a critical phase on Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meeting his Iranian counterpart less than a week away from an end-of-month deadline to secure the outline of a deal.