Oct 3, 2014 4:45pm

Hong Kong Protests: 5 Key Questions Answered

So, you’ve heard about the protests going on in Hong Kong, but are confused about the details? No problem. The situation is complicated and there are many unknowns. We reached out to Elizabeth Economy, the C.V. Starr senior fellow and director, Asia Studies at the Council… Read More »

Sep 28, 2014 3:15pm

Are Bill O’Reilly and Henry Kissinger ‘Simpatico’ on Global Mercenary Force?

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger supports Bill O’Reilly’s idea of a global anti-terrorism mercenary force, the Fox News host told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “I was with Henry Kissinger last night,” O’Reilly said Sunday on “This Week.” “And he told me my idea of a… Read More »

Sep 28, 2014 10:34am

Does John Boehner Believe American Boots on Ground Needed to Defeat the Islamic State?

While a U.S.-led coalition continues to strike militants in Iraq and Syria, House Speaker John Boehner said President Obama’s current strategy is insufficient to eliminate the threat posed by ISIS. “If the goal is to destroy ISIS, as the president says it is, I don’t… Read More »

Sep 26, 2014 5:17pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: House Speaker John Boehner

On Sunday, “This Week” reports the latest on air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq. Plus, we go one-on-one with House Speaker John Boehner. Plus, the latest on the threat from the Khorasan group with former FBI Special Agent Ali Soufan and the… Read More »

Sep 26, 2014 3:15pm

5 Simple Questions About the Syria Strikes

The airstrikes by the US and its allies against ISIS in war-torn Syria leave many questions to be answered. We put five simple ones to ABC News contributor Steve Ganyard, a former deputy assistant secretary of state and a retired Marine Corps colonel. 1] This week… Read More »

Sep 21, 2014 11:23am

Samantha Power Predicts: U.S. Won’t Conduct Airstrikes in Syria Alone

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power made the bold prediction today on “This Week” that if the United States should go forward with airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria, it would not do so alone — even though no country has yet to… Read More »

Sep 19, 2014 6:59pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: Ambassador Samantha Power

This Sunday, as the campaign against ISIS intensifies, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power comes to “This Week.” And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week’s politics, with Democratic strategist James Carville, ABC News contributor and Republican strategist Ana Navarro, Wall Street Journal… Read More »

Sep 19, 2014 4:55pm

Excerpt: ‘Duty’ by Robert Gates

Excerpted from DUTY by Robert Gates. Copyright © 2014 by Robert Gates. Published in arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf, and imprint of The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC. Author’s Note This is a book about my more than four and… Read More »

Sep 14, 2014 3:48pm

Sen. Richard Blumenthal: Roger Goodell ‘Should Go’ If He Lied

ABC News’ Micki Fahner reports: Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., added his voice to the growing debate surrounding NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s fate, saying that Goodell “should go” if he lied about the NFL not having seen the violent video of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray… Read More »

Sep 14, 2014 12:29pm

WH Chief of Staff Expresses Confidence Iraqi Army Can Take on ISIS

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, saying the United States is at war with ISIS, today expressed confidence in the Iraqi army to take on the militant Islamic group even though it has failed to do so effectively in the past. “There is now… Read More »