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Among President Barack Obama's many bogus accomplishments listed in a recent letter is "Syria's giving up its chemical weapons."

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Iran rejects global strategy against Islamic extremists

PARIS (AP) — As diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight Islamic State extremists, Iran ruled out working with any international coalition, saying it had rejected American requests for cooperation against the militants.

September 15, 2014 6:12 am Related

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BRIAN HOWEY: Grasping the American ‘big stick’

BRIAN HOWEY: Grasping the American ‘big stick’

Here’s a viewing assignment: A July edition of the PBS Frontline series titled “Losing Iraq.” 

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
CHARLES HAYNES: Why branding ISIS matters

CHARLES HAYNES: Why branding ISIS matters

“ISIS, ISIL, Islamic State — or whatever you want to call it.”

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Obama to outline strategy on Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria.

September 08, 2014 8:30 am
GENE POLICINSKI: Executing journalists a savage, futile act

GENE POLICINSKI: Executing journalists a savage, futile act

When will these ISIS terrorist thugs realize the phrase “U.S. journalist” concerns geography, not political science?

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Foley, Sotloff and the ‘Pottery Barn rule’

BRIAN HOWEY: Foley, Sotloff and the ‘Pottery Barn rule’

The words came from the lips of Sgt. Matthew Tiblow of Hobart, stationed with the Indiana National Guard 76th Infantry in Kuwait in 2008.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

US checking report of 2nd American killed in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria.

August 28, 2014 7:59 am

American militant born in Chicago killed in Syria

NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

August 27, 2014 7:37 am
GENE POLICINSKI: Foley showed courage in face of danger

GENE POLICINSKI: Foley showed courage in face of danger

To just mourn the brutal death of photojournalist James Foley seems not enough.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
Lugar backs Obama actions in Iraq

Lugar backs Obama actions in Iraq

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., supports President Barack Obama's decision to send military advisers into Iraq and believes the American people need to back the president's efforts to protect the United States.

August 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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U.S. border is as porous as Syria-Iraq's border

The ISIS terrorists who behead people who won’t become Muslims and who make captured women into sex slaves have posted a video saying that they will attack America.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am
TOM SILEO: For survivor's, Iraq's wounds always fresh

TOM SILEO: For survivor's, Iraq's wounds always fresh

At this hour, brave American pilots are once again patrolling Iraq's uncertain skies. Their efforts are the latest in a long line of sacrifices made by the U.S. military in Iraq since 1990.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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WALTER WILLIAMS: Get ready for denials on border dangers

WALTER WILLIAMS: Get ready for denials on border dangers

Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera accused Matt Drudge's website of "the worst kind of jingoistic rhetoric ever" for carrying news stories about the dangers of illegal immigration. He said Drudge "is doing his best to stir up a civil war. I mean, shame on Matt Drudge."

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

CHARLES HAYNES: In a world of sectarian violence, what can be done?

Last week, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the extremist movement now occupying large swaths of territory in the region — forced the last Christians out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: We never learned the lessons of Vietnam

BRIAN HOWEY: We never learned the lessons of Vietnam

We should remember Staff Sgt. Richard Blakley of Plainfield. And Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Smith of Anderson, Spec. Gregory Paul Sanders of Hobart and Sgt. Craig A. Boling of Elkhart.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
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June 22, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Bipartisan lessons from Nunn, Lugar

BRIAN HOWEY: Bipartisan lessons from Nunn, Lugar

There will never be a movie about the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
Local cardiologist heads to Mideast to help Syrians

Local cardiologist heads to Mideast to help Syrians

A local cardiac physician has his heart devoted to helping Syrians.

February 25, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Local cardiologist devotes heart to helping Syrians

Local cardiologist devotes heart to helping Syrians

Dr. Abdul Kawamleh will leave Wednesday on a trip to the Middle East to provide aid to refugees from Syria. Kawamleh, a native of Syria, said, "I know they (Syrians) feel all the world failed them, but we are here in the U.S. as people. We are not going to forget about them. We're going to d…

February 25, 2014 6:00 pm
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