U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Baghdad Tuesday to consult with Iraqi government officials and confer with U.S. commanders about the campaign to defeat Islamic State fighters.
Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, spoke out in a statement Monday after lawmakers and Obama administration officials warned that releasing the report could lead to a backlash against Americans around the world.
His daughters mock his big ears, he leaves his socks on the floor and sitting behind Stephen Colbert’s desk, he said, gives him a greater sense of power.
Charles Krauthammer told viewers Monday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that release of a much-debated report detailing torture methods and interrogation used by US operatives to fight the war on terror may be a dangerous decision.
The second-place finisher in last month’s election for Vermont governor announced Monday that he is staying in the race, bucking recent history of the losing candidate conceding and leaving the final say up to the state Legislature.
Obama administration officials on Monday denied reports that the U.S. was weighing sanctions on Israel over settlement expansions in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, dismissing such speculation as “completely unfounded and without merit.”
There is nothing to be gained by releasing the CIA intelligence report. The CIA’s actions in the immediate aftermath of September 11 attacks have long since ceased.
In its bid to win recognition as a sovereign political entity, Islamic State (IS) has announced its intention of minting its own coins, to be used independently of the international financial system in territory under its control.
Republicans lawmakers on Monday accused Democrats of unlawfully leaking documents during the legislative probe into the 2013 lane closures at the George Washington Bridge and cast the committee’s work as overtly political.
I’m thankful for the anonymous heroes living among us, who grab our hearts and change our minds.