Islamic State Is A Symptom, Not The Disease

Islamic State Is A Symptom, Not The Disease

It's time for a real "comprehensive strategy" in the Middle East. ...

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Jihadists Face Growing Pressure As U.S. Mulls Strategy

Jihadists Face Growing Pressure As U.S. Mulls Strategy

The U.S. has started to implement the Obama administration's strategy for battling IS militants, with some progress being made. ...

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ISIS Forces Obama Toward Foreign-Policy Fantasies

ISIS Forces Obama Toward Foreign-Policy Fantasies

Maybe next time, they’ll award the Nobel Peace Prize at the end of a politician’s tenure rather than the beginning. There was always something mildly farcical about the Swedish co ...

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Pentagon Chiefs Warn U.S. Ground Troops May Be Needed In Iraq

Pentagon Chiefs Warn U.S. Ground Troops May Be Needed In Iraq

By W.J. Hennigan, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Gen. Martin Dempsey, the military's top officer, opened the door Tuesday to sending U.S. troops to fight alongside Iraqi ...

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Endorse This: Meet Senator Lindsey Graham (R-Blair Witch Project)

Endorse This: Meet Senator Lindsey Graham (R-Blair Witch Project)

  The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive   During his nearly two decades in Congress, Senator Lindsey Grah ...

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U.S. Strikes Islamic State Jihadists Near Baghdad For First Time

U.S. Strikes Islamic State Jihadists Near Baghdad For First Time

Baghdad (AFP) -- The United States has bombed militants near Baghdad in support of Iraqi forces, striking close to the capital for the first time in its expanded campaign against ...

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American Amnesia: Why The GOP Leads On National Security

American Amnesia: Why The GOP Leads On National Security

If the latest polls are accurate, most voters believe that Republican politicians deserve greater trust on matters of national security. At a moment when Americans feel threatened ...

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Top Iran Leader Says No Cooperation With United States Over Islamic State

Top Iran Leader Says No Cooperation With United States Over Islamic State

By Ramin Mostaghim, Patrick J. McDonnell, and Paul Richter, Los Angeles Times TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has rejected direct overtures from top U.S. diplomats, including Secretary of St ...

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