US-Led Coalition Hitting ISIS 'Harder Than Ever,' Obama Says
Obama added that his administration continually reassesses its strategy to fight ISIS, not only against trained extremists on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, but also in the U.S. homeland against radicalized followers.
Inside the Russian Pilot Rescue Operation
The Russian Defense Ministry released details today about the 12-hour operation its military conducted to rescue a fighter pilot shot down by Turkish forces inside Syria yesterday. According to a timeline released by Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy, the attack on the Russian warplane came at 10:24 a.m.
Vladimir Putin Calls Turkish Attack on Russian Fighter Plane a 'Stab in the Back
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Turkey of a “stab in the back” and warned of “serious consequences” after Turkish military jets today shot down a Russian fighter plane close to the border between Syria and Turkey. The Russian Su-24 jet was hit by rockets fired from Turkish F16s as it
Who Are the Turkmen ?
The downing of a Russian fighter plane Tuesday near the border between Syria and Turkey has thrust the Turkmen into the international spotlight. One of the Russian pilots plummeted on to land claimed by Syria’s Turkmen. The plane was hit by Turkish F16s while it was conducting airstrikes on
Afghan President During US Visit: 'We Die, But We Will Never Be Defeated'
Ashraf Ghani discusses the security of his nation and the importance of the partnership with the United States.
President Obama and NATO Look to Counter ISIS Threat and Vladimir Putin
European countries to put more sanctions in place against Russia as ceasefire deal reached in Ukraine.
350 More U.S. Troops to Iraq, White House Announces
An additional 350 U.S. troops will go to Iraq to protect U.S. personnel stationed in Baghdad, the White House announced today. The State Dept. had requested extra military personnel for security, and after the Department of Defense reviewed that request and recommended it be granted,...
President Obama Heads to the Crisis Talks
The president will stop in Estonia before arriving at the NATO summit in Wales.
The Note: Obama Prepares NATO Pitch
By John R. Parkinson (jparkABC) NOTABLES OBAMA JETS TO ESTONIA: President Obama heads to Europe today, first stopping off in Estonia where the president there wants to establish a permanent NATO base. This week, Obama will to try to build an international coalition in the...
5 Things You May Have Missed This Weekend
If you spent this Labor Day weekend enjoying the last days of summer outside with friends and family, here are some stories from the weekend you may have missed. 1. Iraqi Forces Break Militant Siege of Shiite Town Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed