Airstrikes

President Barack Obama (credit: CBS 2)

Obama: US ‘Underestimated’ Islamic State Threat

In an exclusive interview with “60 Minutes,” President Barack Obama admits United States intelligence underestimated the threat from ISIS.

09/29/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the 69th United Nations General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters on September 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obama Calls For Dismantling ISIS ‘Network Of Death’

President Barack Obama told the assembled leaders that the “only language understood by killers like this is the language of force.”

09/24/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. AFP PHOTO/ MARWAN IBRAHIM        (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Launches More Airstrikes On Militant Group ISIS In Iraq; Rep. King Calls Move ‘Essential’

American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Erbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets.

08/08/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. (Credit: MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. King: Airstrikes In Iraq Are ‘Essential’ To Stop ISIS

President Barack Obama announced Thursday night he has authorized targeted airstrikes in in Iraq, and U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the effort is necessary and has bipartisan support.

08/07/2014