If you've been following the conflict in Gaza you've seen dramatic pictures of heavily armed Israeli soldiers, their tanks and helicopters. You've seen pictures of neighborhoods reduced to rubble, with Palestinian men, women and children in desperate circumstances. What you almost certainly have not seen are the combatants Israelis have been fighting.default_blog.jpg
NEW DELHI (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. military has enough intelligence to clearly single out Islamic militants and launch effective airstrikes if they threaten U.S. interests or the thousands of refugees who fled to a mountaintop.
Obama: ‘We’re Leaving Behind a Sovereign, Stable and Self-Reliant Iraq’
On multiple occasions in the run-up to the 2012 election, President Obama gave himself credit for ending the war in Iraq. Here on video are some of those back-patting moments.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is weighing an urgent response to help trapped religious minorities in Iraq, with one option being delivery of humanitarian aid.
That's according to two people familiar with administration discussions. Top administration officials are meeting about the options at the White House Thursday.
(CNSNews.com) -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States is giving a $64.5 million direct loan to a company in Uruguay for the purchase of wind turbines made by a Spanish company at one of its plants in Pennsylvania, according to the bank.