Elders warn of no less than “the total annihilation of the inhabitants of Borno" as terrorists reportedly surround state capital.
Lawmakers Offer Cautious Support to Obama’s ISIS Strategy, Don’t Want Congress Left Out Or Half-Measures
At least one vulnerable Dem says no to arming rebels, while other members want more details or worry about plan's implementation.
Senators study equipment grants in wake of Ferguson response: "You just shouldn't be giving out mine-resistant vehicles," Rand Paul said. "Bayonets, there's no excuse."
"Army permits deadly enemies and their sympathizers to get federal dollars which can be used to buy the means to kill our troops."
Terrorist group's new "caliphate" makes lightning-fast gains, closing in on a state capital that, if seized, would tear Nigeria apart and create a huge al-Qaeda base.
While State Department official gives hint at administration strategy: counting on tribal leaders to tire of ISIS.
Dempsey says terror group "can be contained, not in perpetuity" -- as ISIS threatens to exterminate Turkmen town under siege.
Numbers questions: Ten of thousands stranded on mountain, 1,000 evacuated per night over past week, now U.S. estimates 5,000 remain.
In exclusive remarks, Mohamud stresses that North African terror groups are not just a regional threat: "They are linked, they live for each other, they support each other and they are connected globally."
Sen. Portman tells PJM that ISIS is marking the doors of the faithful with a large "N" -- for Nazareth.
Shuffled around between agencies, "no one could explain what actions would be taken to ensure the U.S. was prepared to respond."
Administration wants to keep focus on economic opportunity in Africa, says it's FDA's concern to fast-track Ebola drug or not.
See which senator blocked a sanctions bill before recess -- in a hat tip to Citgo.
"'Consultation' means we'll tell you no and you'll do it anyway," congressman fires at lead U.S. negotiator.
Kerry: Naming Religious Freedom Violators Isn’t ‘to Make Us Feel Somehow That We’ve Spoken the Truth’
"The Abrahamic faiths, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, have to find new meaning in the old notion of our shared descent," he says while lecturing about Pilgrims.
Senators tighten up the national security loophole Obama used to circumvent ban on taxpayer cash lining Russia's pockets.
Senate Dem chairman: "I'm not thinking about what Putin will do...we've seen what he'll do. It's what we in the West will do."
Rosoboronexport, which has benefited from no-bid Pentagon contracts, recently tried to sell Buk missile system to Malaysia.
White House paves way for more time by waxing about Tehran's "surprisingly favorable" record, while Hill critics say no way to regime "ploy."
Rep. Frederica Wilson talks to PJM about her recent trip to Nigeria and how mainstream media has "abandoned" the kidnapped schoolgirls.
Administration officials consider getting into bed with the dictator even as former ambassador warns they don't understand the alliance.
"There's nothing that is taking place down there that I am not intimately aware of and briefed on... This isn't theater."
But even lawmakers on the Hill get Abdullah's point, with one senator noting "all of the irregularities seem to favor one candidate."
As negotiators barrel toward July 20 deadline, administration insists they're working with "a series of easily achievable measures."
Recruiting not just fighters but doctors, engineers, secretaries and translators as Washington still assessing.