U.S. military pilots who have returned from the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq are confirming that they were blocked from dropping 75 percent of their ordnance on terror targets because they could not get clearance to launch a strike, according to a leading member of Congress.
CIA Director John Brennan has admitted that the Islamic State terror group has grown by around 4,400 percent during President Barack Obama’s tenure in office, according to remarks delivered in a speech.
The Obama administration is considering ways to form a closer partnership with Russia against the Islamic State terrorist group, including intelligence and counterterrorism cooperation, in the wake of the Paris attacks, U.S. officials said on Monday.
Iran has threatened to walk away from the recently inked nuclear deal and stop rolling back its nuclear enrichment program, according to recent comments by Hassan Rouhani, the Islamic Republic’s president.
Rouhani, in comments on Thursday, threatened to break the deal if the United States imposes any new sanctions on Iran, even ones concerning the country’s human rights abuses and its ballistic missile program
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is moving forward with regulations to ban smoking in public housing.
A onetime Jewish aide who worked with the State Department during its negotiations with Israel and the Palestinians has claimed that Obama administration officials could be heard in the hallways of Foggy Bottom shouting, “We are the United States of America—we will not be ruled whether it’s by domestic constituencies or Israelis!”
The White House’s nominee to run the Treasury Department’s anti-terrorism efforts oversaw a workplace culture that tolerated favoritism and poor leadership, according to an internal staff survey obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.