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  • Jonah Goldberg: Is the Islamic State really un-Islamic?

    "Now let's make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic. No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL's victims have been Muslim. And ISIL is certainly not a state." -- President Barack Obama in his address to the nation on...
  • Where will Obama's presidential library be? There are four finalists

    Where will Obama's presidential library be? There are four finalists
    The Barack Obama Foundation on Monday announced four locations as potential sites for President Obama's presidential library and museum.  Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at...
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders positions self to be the next Ralph Nader

    On the same day that Hillary Clinton returned to Iowa as a potential presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told a national television audience that he might run for president too -- as a Democrat or as an independent, he hasn't decided...
  • Obama awards Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War veterans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor, America's most distinguished honor for heroism in combat, to two soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War, one who survived and one who was killed in action. Obama hung the medal...
  • Obama to announce boost in U.S. aid for Ebola response

    Obama to announce boost in U.S. aid for Ebola response
    President Obama, facing criticism that the U.S. and other countries have been slow to respond to the deadly Ebola outbreak, plans to send additional medical aid to West Africa, according to a White House official. The move, to be announced Tuesday...
  • Obama's Iraq policy gains bipartisan support, polls show

    Majorities of Republicans and Democrats say they support President Obama's plan for attacking Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, a rare bit of bipartisan backing for the president, two new polls show. Six in 10 Democrats and a slightly larger share of...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war

    Albert R. Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war
    Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia says the question of whether Congress needs to authorize President Barack Obama's declared war on Islamic State was settled by Thomas Jefferson when that president went after the Barbary pirates more than 200 years...
  • Jeffrey Goldberg: Is it finally John McCain's America?

    Jeffrey Goldberg: Is it finally John McCain's America?
    Sen. John McCain, one of the last non-anguished interventionists in Washington (his Sancho Panza, fellow Republican Lindsey Graham, is another), had a very good last week. He watched President Barack Obama decide to drop bombs on Syria, a policy...
  • Obama's request to arm Syrians faces skepticism before Congress votes

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's request for Congress to authorize the training and equipping of Syrian rebels seemed a modest piece of the administration's new offensive against Islamic State militants. But it has proved to be anything but easy as...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Obama's hard stance on ISIS a long time coming

    WASHINGTON Listening to the president's address to the nation regarding the crisis with ISIS or ISIL if you prefer, I was struck by the lack of indignation in the president's presentation. Where was the visible anger, the fist-pounding oratory that made...
  • War will not end violence [Letter]

    War will not end violence [Letter]
    I am saddened that President Barack Obama, who rode to election promising to end wars, has once again essentially called on us to go to war ("ISIS is not invincible," Sept. 9). I am also saddened that there is so little protest. This is so different...
  • John Kass: Obama needs to clarify murky Middle East mission

    Can President Barack Obama lead a coalition to degrade or destroy the terrorists of the Islamic State? He stared resolutely into the camera from the White House last week, talking of war and threats. He's a good talker. He enunciated. But the ideas...