Robert Gates

President Barack Obama

Obama Defends Libya Stance At UN, Raises Money In Harlem

President Barack Obama arrived in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon with one mission in mind, furthering his defense of intervention in Libya.


Rep. Jerrold Nadler (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Nadler Criticizes Obama For Not Seeking Congressional Approval For Libya Action

I do not believe [President Obama] has the constitutional authority to commit this nation to war in the absence of an immediate threat,” Congressman Jerrold Nadler said.


The remains of the World Trade Center stands amid the debris following the terrorist attack on the building in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Alex Fuchs)

9/11 Politicized By Mosque, Koran Controversy

For almost a decade, the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was marked by somber reflection and a call to unity, devoid of politics. Not this time.