Weeks away from retirement, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno believes that the U.S. military could have thwarted the rise of the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS or ISIL) had the Obama administration left troops in Iraq beyond 2011.
U.S. officials confirmed Tuesday that a senior al Qaeda operative responsible for training recruits to attack the West was killed in an American airstrike in Syria, according to the Associated Press.
More and more experts, including one former CIA official, are acknowledging that the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS or ISIL) could transform itself from a terrorist organization to an actual state, thereby becoming impossible to dismantle.
Both the outgoing and incoming chiefs of staff of the U.S. Army said on Tuesday that the Army would consider arming recruiters after a terrorist attack against a Marine recruiting center in Chattanooga, Tenn., left five dead.
Peyton Manning visited military personnel and police officers at one of the sites of the Chattanooga, Tennessee, terror attack last week.
JERUSALEM—Two of Israel’s principal adversaries, Hezbollah and Hamas, have experienced major setbacks in recent days, none of them connected to Israel.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) labeled the attacks on two military centers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Thursday that killed four U.S. Marines and injured three others an “act of war.”
A majority of U.S. voters don’t believe that President Obama has been “aggressive” enough in his efforts to thwart Islamic State terrorists or disable Iran’s nuclear capabilities.
U.S. Marine Dakota Meyer, who received the Medal of Honor in 2011 for his service in Afghanistan, called for “a full institution of the 2nd Amendment” following the attacks on two Chattanooga, Tennessee, military centers in a Facebook post Thursday.