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Lawmakers Take Issue With Report About Supposed Sanctions Against Israel

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Nearly 50 House lawmakers want answers from the White House about a report that says the U.S. could sanction Israel. They signed a letter to President Obama late last week demanding clarification on a report in an Israeli newspaper saying the sanctions would be for Israeli home construction in East Jerusalem. State…

White House Supports Release Of Report On CIA Torture Practices

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is standing behind the public release of the so-called "torture report." Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said today the government has declassified as much as possible of the congressional report on past CIA torture practices. The report set to be released this week details how the CIA interrogated terror suspects after…

CIA Interrogation Report Due Out This Morning

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Marines serving in the Middle East are on high alert as they await this morning's expected report about the CIA's interrogation techniques. The congressional report will detail the tactics used to gather information from suspected terrorists after the September 11th terrorist attacks. The upcoming release is fueling fears of violent protests, or…

EU Pushes Turkey To Fight Against ISIS

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Brussels) -- Turkey is being pushed to do more in the fight against ISIS by the European Union, including identifying foreign fighters and stemming the flow of weapons into the region.   Play Clip

Embassies Bracing For CIA Torture Report

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- U.S. embassies overseas are on high alert with the expected release this week of a Senate report on CIA torture. NBC News is reporting senior intelligence officials briefed the White House that release of the so-called "torture report" could spark violent protests against U.S. diplomatic posts. Secretary of State John Kerry has…