A State Department chronology of the Nov. 13 Islamic State attacks in Paris shows the terrorists were as inept as they were skilled killers.
By attending a climate-change conference in Paris next week, President Obama said Tuesday, he and other world leaders will show Islamic State terrorists that they cannot win.
With the president of France at his side, President Obama said Tuesday that the Islamic State “must be destroyed” in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris.
The U.S. military on Tuesday labeled as an “incursion” the Russian fighter jet that was shot down by Turkish aircraft over the Syria-Turkey border.
The U.S. airstrike that destroyed a charity hospital in Afghanistan last month was the result of human errors, failures in procedure and technical malfunctions, two military officials told The New York Times.
Secret memos detailing the U.S. government’s rationale for using drone strikes to kill foreign terror suspects can stay hidden from public view, a federal appeals court ruled in a decision unsealed on Monday.
A Palestinian motorist rammed his vehicle into a group of Israeli soldiers at a West Bank checkpoint on Tuesday, wounding three, Israel’s military said, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited for the first time in over a year, hoping to calm two months of deadly violence.
Here in this week of reflection and gratitude, it is high time you smug and intolerant Americans take a long look at yourselves. Why, dirty Americans, do you hate people from exotic, war-torn places? Why do you despise other cultures? Why do you so hate freedom of religion? Or, as President Obama wonders, why are you all so Islamophobic?
Like many other American families this holiday season, the Hayden clan will set aside time to, once again, watch Frank Capra’s 1946 classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
President Obama said he doesn’t think his intelligence advisers are giving him a “rosy” assessment of the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State, but he’s nevertheless ordered a review to find out if he’s getting the truth.
The State Department has released a worldwide travel alert for Americans, citing increased terrorism threats worldwide, and advising U.S. citizens to “avoid large crowds or crowed places,” especially during the holiday season.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller said Tuesday that the VA botched a chance to clean up its act when it demoted two senior executives but didn’t fire them nor try to recover nearly $400,000 in relocation bonuses investigators say they didn’t deserve because they orchestrated sweetheart transfers to new posts.