Fall of Ramadi shows Iraqis lack will to fight: Carter

May 25, 2015

Fall of Ramadi shows Iraqis lack will to fight: Carter

The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital of Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the Obama administration's ...

Kerry says he's going to France to give 'a big hug to Paris'

Jan 16, 2015

Kerry says he's going to France to give 'a big hug to Paris'

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is not traveling to France later Thursday to apologize for the Obama administration's failure to send a senior official to last weekend's unity march, but rather to give "a big hug to Paris" in the wake ...

Media plays down Ebola's spread by 'droplets'

Nov 3, 2014

Media plays down Ebola's spread by 'droplets'

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Refusing to succumb to panic is laudable and rational, and when the infection rate numbers in the single digits here in the United States, there's no reason to freak out. But mainstream media organizations and the government are diminishing their already scant credibility when they ...