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Pentagon furious and Obama under fire for 'we don't have a strategy' gaffe
Mystery of the missing tanker: Ship carrying $100million in Kurdish oil vanishes from radar screens 60 miles off the coast of Texas 'It would be an honor to join ISIS and become a citizen of the caliphate,' says Fort Hood shooter who killed 13 James Foley, Steven Sotloff and other American hostages being held in Syria were waterboarded by ISIS ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Obama's 'strategy' misfire
President Barack Obama tried to get himself a bit more political space Thursday to make a decision about whether to expand the U.S military campaign against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, but in so doing he may have dealt himself a significant political blow by suggesting that his policy on the issue is adrift.
Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria
President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East.
Who are the wealthiest members of Alabama's congressional delegation?
Alabama Sens. Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby are the 22nd and 24th richest members of the Senate, according to the financial data filed by the lawmakers.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Boehner Set to Raise Cash for Coffman
On the heels of his big three-day fundraising event in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this week, Speaker John Boehner will be back in the Mountain West on Tuesday to attend a fundraiser for a GOP Rep. Michael Coffman.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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Democrats Say Havenstein Broke Campaign Finance Rules, and GOP Fires Right Back
Alleged violations of the state's campaign finance rules are once again front and center in the New Hampshire governor's race, with the top candidates on the receiving end of accusations that they accepted illegal donations.
Congressman Mike Rogers visits Opelika
U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers was in Opelika on Tuesday, vesting with doctors, nurses and staff at the East Alabama Medical Center.
Opelika resident Bennie G. Adkins to receive Medal of Honor
Ukraine is claiming that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists.
Stars and Stripes
Obama to award 3 Medals of Honor
President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to two soldiers who served in Vietnam and one who distinguished himself in the battle of Gettysburg, the White House announced Tuesday.
The Orlando Sentinel
Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11
On the eve of Primary Election Day, U.S. Rep. John Mica is blasting the Obama administration for its intelligence gathering on the ISIS terrorist network calling it the nation's "greatest intelligence failure since 9/11 ."
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Dempsey: Military will act if Islamic State threatens U.S.
Martin Dempsey says that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.
National Review Online
Jeff Sessions: Obama's Executive Amnesty Is 'A Security Nightmare'
President Obama's reported plan to provide administrative amnesty to five million presents "a security nightmare," according to Senator Jeff Sessions , who fears the policy could make it easier for terrorist to carry out an attack on the United States.
White House: ISIS Not Planning To Attack U.S. Homeland-Yet
White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House.
Former CIA chief: ISIS attack against the West coming 'probably sooner rather than later'
'A rumbling from Howard Stern's b**t cr**k!' Legendary prank caller gets his crude explanation of California quake live on CNN Having Americans and Europeans in their ranks, along with competition for followers with al-Qaeda Prime, indicates that ISIS will strike the West 'No more "leading from behind",' demanded Sen. John McCain, insisting that ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Britain says it close to identifying beheading suspect
A man holds up a sign in memory of U.S. journalist James Foley during a protest against the Assad regime in Syria in Times Square in New York, United States, August 22, 2014.
Rep. Mike Rogers: ISIS Is 'One Plane Ticket Away From U.S. Shores'
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is "a very real threat" to the United States and the group is "one plane ticket away from U.S. shores," says Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.
US Republicans press Obama to step up action against Islamic State
Republicans on Sunday called for more aggressive US action to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, accusing President Barack Obama of policies that have failed to thwart potential new threats on US soil.
Minot Daily News
The roadmap ahead
Task Force 21, Minot's base retention and new mission committee, in association with Peter Huessy, president of Geostrategic Analysis in Potomac, Md., and Brian Moran, a private consultant, is the main sponsor of a strategic nuclear enterprise symposium being held next month in Washington, D.C. "This third symposium event Task Force 21 has ... (more)
Sat Aug 23, 2014
ISIS, Ferguson to dominate Sunday agenda
The rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., will dominate the Sunday shows.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Mike Rogers Urges Obama to Cut Short Vacation
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers has denounced President Barack Obama for not cutting his vacation short to deal with the crisis in Iraq.