Democratic Illinois congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth privately admitted that she “screwed up in firing” a whistleblower during her stint as head of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA), according to an internal email obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Republican lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence Committee are warning the Obama administration against leaking classified information as it seeks to publicly bolster its national security bona fides in the wake of a deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead.
Special agents tasked with protecting the Department of Energy (DOE) have blown the whistle on what they describe as a dangerous culture of “fraud, waste, and abuse” that includes drinking on the job, the mismanagement of weapons, the falsification of security reports, and “wasteful spending” that reaches all the way to the deputy secretary of energy.
Economic sanctions on Iran have failed in their “principal objective” of preventing Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, according to a nonpartisan study by the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
Americans have an “irrational fear” of terrorism and are more likely “to be killed by a dog than a jihadi terrorist,” according to a left-leaning national security expert who rejected the notion that al Qaeda is alive and well despite the terror group’s recent murder of a U.S. ambassador in Libya.
After months of trying to strike a moderate tone on the issue of Israel, Democratic Illinois congressional candidate Brad Schneider is facing criticism for expressing support for the liberal fringe group J Street.
America’s broadcast voice in Russia will soon be silenced following Moscow’s ratification of a new law that will force a legendary broadcasting company to abandon the Russian airwaves.
President Barack Obama’s campaign continues to claim that it has “decimated” al Qaeda, the world’s most notorious terror group, despite increasing evidence the group is expanding and despite an al Qaeda attack that left four Americans, including an ambassador, dead.
The organization behind “Sesame Street” has said that it did not authorize President Barack Obama’s campaign ad featuring the character Big Bird and has requested that the spot be taken down, according to a statement on its website.
The recent collapse of Iran’s currency has led foreign policy experts to caution President Barack Obama’s administration against declaring that economic sanctions are the key to ending Tehran’s clandestine nuclear arms program.