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Hagel To Testify In Senate Hearing About ISIS Threat

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies about the growing ISIS threat in a Senate hearing this morning. Hagel will be joined by Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey. The Obama administration is asking Congress to fund the training and arming of Syrian rebels. The House could vote on the request as soon as today.…

Hagel Warns Of ISIS Threat

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Lawmakers are weighing the growing ISIS threat in Iraq and Syria in a Senate hearing.  Some anti-war protesters disrupted this morning's hearing and were removed by Capitol Police.  Opening the hearing, Michigan Democrat Carl Levin called ISIS poisonous.  Oklahoma Republican Jim Inhofe [[ IN-hoff ]] questioned President Obama's vow to fight ISIS…

U.S. Sending 3,000 Troops To Liberia For Ebola Fight

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Undated) -- The World Health Organization is outlining the five elements of their plan to stop the Ebola outbreak.   President Obama is expected to announce the U.S. will be sending three-thousand military troops to Liberia to help combat the Ebola outbreak. U.S. officials say the announcement will come today during a visit to the…

ISIS Supporter Warns Of Attacks Against U.S.

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Undated) -- An ISIS supporter is warning of attacks on the United States if it continues to conduct military strikes against the terrorist group. The message was posted on a well-known extremist website and vowed a "an equal response" to any American military action. The posting was recorded by the group SITE, which tracks and…

Sen. McCain: Fight Against ISIS Is Reminiscent Of Vietnam

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Arizona Senator John McCain says the conflict against ISIS reminds him of the Vietnam War.   Senator McCain says the reports of a ceasefire between the Syrian rebels and ISIS are false. The House and the Senate are both expected to vote this week on funding for the training and arming of the…