ISIS

House GOP Leaders Back Obama's ISIS Attacks

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

The current and immediate past chairmen of the House Homeland Security Comm. have publicly backed Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, despite the fact that the president didn't seek congressional approval for them.

Every War Must End

Shoshana Bryen, American Thinker

The American people rightly want to know under what conditions and with what allies their sons and daughters will be sent to the Middle East again. 

Senate Dems Block Cruz Bill Revoking US Citizenship of Terrorists

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Ted Cruz ripped Senate Dems for blocking his bill that'd revoke the U.S. citizenship of those who join ISIS, noting that they are abandoning something Hillary Clinton supported when she was Sect. of State.

ISIS to Radicalized Americans: Kill U.S. Soldiers In Their Homes

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

One British jihadist "encouraged radicals still living in the West to use Facebook and Linkedln to find and target soldiers...Then show up and slaughter them."

House Votes to Arm Syrian Rebels; $1Trillion CR Passes

Matt Fuller, Roll Call

After voting to give Obama the authority to arm and train Syrian rebels, the House passed legislation Weds. to fund the gov't until Dec. 11 (at a $1.012 trillion level), moving the bill to avoid a shutdown and address Islamic State orgs.

Rep. Tom McClintock: Giving Arms To "Carefully Vetted" Syrians A Blunder

In McClintock’s analysis arming the allegedly “carefully vetted” Free Syrian Army defies our experience in Afghanistan and Iraq where so-called “carefully vetted” local Islamic forces have turned their weapons against us.

Cruz: Dempsey, Hagel Sound Like Social Workers

Peter Sullivan, The Hill

"When I asked Gen. Dempsey, militarily, how would we go in and kill the terrorists before they're able to take jihad to America, his answer was, 'We need to see political reconciliation,' " Cruz said. "It's not our job to be social workers in Iraq. It's our job to kill terrorists who have declared war on America."

ISIL is Not America’s War: Other Countries Should Fight Islamic State

Obama said he won’t introduce ground forces for combat against ISIL.  But airstrikes are no panacea.  The president will face pressure to escalate if his initial efforts fall short.

Obama’s ISIS Strategy Isn’t Reality Based

Angelo Codevilla, The Federalist

President Obama’s response to ISIS is another example of how our ruling class couples their illusions with whatever they find it convenient to do.

In Search of the ‘Moderate Islamists’

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

The Muslim Brotherhood is the best Obama can do. 

Libertarian Hawks

David French, National Review

They see the Islamic State as a threat to the U.S., and they support military action. Attorney and Iraq War veteran David French believes Libertarian-minded Americans are more than ready to defeat our enemies.

How Not to Lead the U.S. in World Affairs

David Corbin and Matt Parks, The Federalist

Now that Senate Repubs. have helped repel the Senate Dems’ war on free political speech, they should move on to another important task–helping to guide the American ship of state abroad, using the moral and political compass given to them by our Founding Fathers.

Obama Scared to Act In City Of Beheadings

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

Obama is scared to intervene in the Syria region where three Westerners have now been beheaded on video by the terrorist organization ISIS -- and a fourth, British aid worker Alan Henning, is being threatened.

ISIS Leads JMcCain to Reverse on Amnesty Urgency

Tony Lee, Breitbart

After urging nat'l Repubs. not to make illegal immigration an issue in the midterms, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Weds. warned that ISIS is trying to exploit the porous U.S.-Mexico border to carry out terrorists attacks on American soil. 

Petition to Congress: No Blank Checks For Obama's Middle East War

No Blank Checks For Obama’s Middle East War!

To: U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner, and All Members of the House and Senate Republican Conferences

Waging War Is a Decision for Congress Alone

Andrew Napolitano, Reason.com

If the political class ignores James Madison's warnings, it will do so at its peril.

Obama Says He Will Play Through Congress On New Middle East War

We think that ISIS and the rise of the Islamic State are much more serious threats than Obama and the Washington foreign policy and national security establishments let on – which is exactly why Congress must not simply give Obama a blank check in a briefly and lightly debated Continuing Resolution. The threat from this latest iteration of radical Islam is much too serious and demands the full airing that the Framers built into the Constitution. Sign our petition urging Congress not to give Obama's war request a "blank check" in a Continuing Resolution and instead debate it seriously and constitutionally.

What Obama Won’t Say About ISIS Tonight

The problem that Obama will address tonight is his political problem going into the midterm elections, not the political, military and cultural problem presented by ISIS and the rise of the Islamic State.

Obama and GOP Agree to Do Nothing About ISIS

Streiff, Red State

Obama, whose misjudgments allowed the metastasis of ISIS, has no intention of taking action that has a reasonable prospect of halting this threat. Instead of an actual plan we get gibberish about “degrade and destroy” and “decimate.” And the GOP seems to have little stomach for actually taking a stand.

Levin: Americans Who Join ISIL Relinquish US Citizenship

Michael Morris, CNS News

In response to Chuck Hagel's admission that 100+ U.S. citizens are fighting with ISIL forces, Mark Levin said, "These people have, by their own actions, relinquished their U.S. Citizenship. They shouldn't be permitted back into the country, and if the crackpots insist on judicial review, it should be by a military tribunal.”