Returning Lawmakers Will Get Briefing on Ukraine, Islamic State
Members of the House Armed Services Committee, returning after the five-week August recess, will get a classified briefing Sept.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Global coalition needed to destroy Hamas, all Islamist terror, Steinitz tells US lawmakers
Cooperation between the US, western democracies, Israel and moderate Arab states is needed to eradicate scourge, minister tells delegation from the House Armed Services Committee in Jerusalem.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Netanyahu meets with House Armed Services members
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likened Hamas to radical Islamists in Iraq and Syria in a meeting with members of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
House Rejects Authorization of Libya Intervention
A U.S. Navy F-16 fighter jet leaves its base in Italy to take part in operations in Libya.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
US News & World Report
Obama Administration 'Leaked' James Foley Rescue Mission for Political Gain, Group Claims
An organization representing former special forces and intelligence community workers is accusing the Obama administration of improperly disclosing information about a failed U.S. military mission to rescue journalist James Foley and other hostages in Syria.
Chuck Hagel defends failed James Foley rescue attempt
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday defended the administration's disclosure of a failed attempt to rescue journalist James Foley, who was executed by militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in a video posted Tuesday, along with other Americans held captive by the radical group.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
LA Daily News
Southern California lawmakers condemn killing of American journalist James Foley
Federal lawmakers representing the Southland on Wednesday condemned the execution of American freelance journalist James Foley, saying his murder shows the true colors of the al-Qaida offshoot known as the Islamic State that has taken control of large swaths of Iraq and neighboring Syria.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
McKeon 'snubbed' by China - More U.S. troops arrive in Iraq -...
McKEON 'SNUBBED' BY CHINA BECAUSE OF TAIWAN VISIT: House Armed Services Chairman Buck McKeon says he was "snubbed" by Chinese leaders during a congressional delegation trip to Asia after he decided to include Taiwan on his itinerary.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Japan Expresses Support For US Airstrikes In Iraq
Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera has expressed Japan's support for US airstrikes on Islamic militants in northern Iraq, Japan's Jiji Press reported.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Killing of American general stirs new fears US leaving Afghanistan 'short of the goal line'
The brazen killing of an American two-star general in an Afghan "insider attack" is raising new concerns in Washington that U.S. forces, when the combat mission ends in December, could leave behind a country vulnerable to extremists waiting in the wings.