Iran to Add U.S.-Made Aircraft to Its War Fleet

A Boeing 747 of Iran's national airline is seen at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran / AP

The Obama administration is forging a pathway for Iran to purchase American-made airliners that are likely to be converted for use in the Islamic Republic’s military, drawing concerns on Capitol Hill amid a flurry of recent attacks by Iranian-backed forces on U.S. military assets in the Middle East, according to conversations with lawmakers and fleet information obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Clinton Caught Obstructing Congressional Investigation Into Private Server

Hillary Clinton

The congressional leader of a key House committee governing the use of technology announced on Thursday that Congress is taking unprecedented action to officially hold in contempt a computer company that supplied former secretary of state Hillary Clinton with her private email server, which has since been found to have contained classified information in violation of federal protocol.

Susan Rice Admits She Got High

Susan Rice / AP

Obama administration National Security Adviser Susan Rice admitted on security clearance forms that she smoked marijuana for “recreational use” until 1990, according to a copy of forms published on the hacker website Wikileaks.

Iran Seeking ‘Many Billions of Dollars’ in Ransom to Free U.S. Hostages


Iran is seeking “many billions of dollars” in payments from the United States in exchange for the release of several U.S. hostages still being detained in Iran, according to reports by Iran’s state-controlled press that are reigniting debate over the Obama administration’s decision earlier this year to pay Iran $1.7 billion in cash.

U.S. Cash to Iran May Have Funded Attack on American Navy

USS Mason

Leading members of Congress suspect a portion of a recent $1.7 billion cash payment to Iran may have been used to help arm and support Yemeni terrorists who recently fired missiles on a U.S. Navy ship in the Red Sea, according to a new congressional inquiry that seeks to determine how U.S. taxpayer funds are being used by Iran to boost its global terror operation.