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Rowan Scarborough

Articles by Rowan Scarborough

A think tank with ties to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton issued strong criticisms Thursday of the Obama administration's strategy to combat the Islamic State, with analysts writing that the U.S. is "failing" and needs to change course. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton think tank slams Obama on Islamic State strategy

A think tank with ties to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton issued strong criticisms Thursday of the Obama administration's strategy to combat the Islamic State, with analysts writing that the U.S. is "failing" and needs to change course. Published May 28, 2015

President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton took days more to concede that the Benghazi attack was terrorism and not a protest gone violent. (Associated Press)

Obama-Clinton Benghazi narrative rebutted by Defense Department report

At the very time President Obama, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top leaders were blaming spontaneous protests for the deadly Benghazi attack, the Defense Department broadly circulated a detailed intelligence report that said an al Qaeda-linked group planned the assault 10 days beforehand. Its goal was to kill as many Americans as possible. Published May 19, 2015

A female member of the U.S. armed forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo)

Navy SEALs see no barrier to women in combat ranks

U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command has found no barriers to integrating women into all-male SEAL teams, a finding that greatly increases the chances that Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will open the units to females by January. Published May 3, 2015

A man throws a brick at police Monday, April 27, 2015, following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Authorities warn officers of widespread backlash, spread of violence

Law enforcement intelligence officials have put out a warning that someone has sent a text calling on people to kill "all white police officers" in reaction to the death of Freddie Gray while in Baltimore police custody, raising fears violence could spread nationally, according to safety memos obtained by The Washington Times. Published April 27, 2015

A man throws a brick at police Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (Associated Press)

Intel report warns gang attacks on white cops could spread nationally

Law enforcement intelligence officials have put out a warning that someone has sent a text calling on people to kill "all white police officers" in reaction to the death of Freddie Gray while in Baltimore police custody, raising fears violence could spread nationally, according to safety memos obtained by The Washington Times. Published April 27, 2015

A female member of the U.S. armed forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo)

Pressure grows on Marines to consider lowering combat standards for women

Two years ago, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the nation's top military officer, laid down an edict on the Obama administration's plan to open direct land combat jobs to women: If women cannot meet a standard, senior commanders better have a good reason why it should not be lowered. Published April 19, 2015