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Pentagon watchdog reportedly probing whether anti-ISIS campaign analysis altered

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 01:02 Written by
The Defense Department's inspector general reportedly is investigating whether intelligence reports about the progress of the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against ISIS in Iraq have been altered to be more optimistic. The New York Times reported that at least one civilian employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) told authorities that officials at U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) were improperly reworking intelligence assessments prepared for policymakers, including President Barack Obama. The Times report did not say when…
Australia has ‘moral obligation’ to join fight against Isis in Syria, says Bob Carr
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 19:30 Written by
The former Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has backed calls for Australia to join airstrikes in Syria, saying the west has “a moral obligation” to save civilians from Islamic State atrocities.Related: Tony Abbott to spend at least a week weighing up Isis Syria campaignIn an interview with the ABC, Carr said Australia could “trust the realism and the restraint of the Obama administration, compared with the adventurism you saw from the Bush administration”.
U.S. works with Turkey on ISIS but is wary of its politics
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 18:07 Written by
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has placed the Obama administration in a delicate position — stepping up his country’s involvement in the war on ISIS at precisely the moment he is making a power play to solidify his position as Turkey’s leader. On Tuesday, the U.S. and Turkey announced they had finalized joint anti-ISIS air operations, cementing a recent agreement to work more closely to take on the terror group in neighboring Syria and Iraq.…
U.S. works with Turkey but is wary of its politics
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 18:00 Written by
WASHINGTON (CNN) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has placed the Obama administration in a delicate position -- stepping up his country's involvement in the war on ISIS at precisely the moment he is making a power play to solidify his position as Turkey's leader. Rand Paul scrounges for delegates in AlaskaDonald Trump heads to Iowa rallyBush vs.
Explosive accusations against Turkey are exposing a major problem for Obama
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 15:15 Written by
REUTERS/Jason Reed See Also Senior US military official: Turkey 'needed a hook' and tricked us on ISIS Turkey 'decided to light a match' and 'won't be able to control the intensity' of what happens next
The chasm between US and Turkish priorities against ISIS has never been clearer
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 14:07 Written by
REUTERS/Jason ReedU.S. Marines move into position with umbrellas as rain falls during a joint news conference between U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) in the White House Rose Garden in Washington, May 16, 2013.
Jeb Bush calls Aurora VA hospital a "disaster," but argues for completion
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 13:54 Written by
Related Stories Aug 25:Jeb Bush holds veterans' town hall in ColoradoAug 11:Can super PAC support save cash-strapped Perry bid?Trump says he'll release policy specifics soonEx-Trump aide still supports businessman's White House raceBush: US may need more troops in Iraq to beat Islamic StateAug 10:Donald Trump's policy approach a mystery amid lack of detailTrump's criticism of TV host popular with GOP stirs backlashAug 9:Rivals split over reacting to Trump and sticking to own messagesTrump, veteran Republican…
Bush calls Aurora VA hospital a "disaster," but argues for completion
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 13:28 Written by
Related Stories Aug 25:Jeb Bush holds veterans' town hall in ColoradoAug 11:Can super PAC support save cash-strapped Perry bid?Trump says he'll release policy specifics soonEx-Trump aide still supports businessman's White House raceBush: US may need more troops in Iraq to beat Islamic StateAug 10:Donald Trump's policy approach a mystery amid lack of detailTrump's criticism of TV host popular with GOP stirs backlashAug 9:Rivals split over reacting to Trump and sticking to own messagesTrump, veteran Republican…
Votes are in, Penn. Voters support Clean Power Plan
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 13:08 Written by
Danielle Wente | Shale Plays Media After a recent opinion poll was conducted, the majority of Pennsylvania voters fully support Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The Quinnipiac University of Connecticut recently conducted an opinion poll in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. On the poll, voters were asked about Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Iran’s nuclear pact, immigration, war with ISIS and Planned Parenthood. During the survey, which went on from August 7th through August 18th, 1,085 people were…
Stoned to death for adultery: ISIS crush skull of a man accused of having an affair as UN claims group have killed 'at least' 30 people for being gay
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 10:13 Written by
Pictures posted online of hooded fighters stoning victim in Nineveh, IraqSame time as UN Security Council studied life for LGBT people under ISISMeeting in New York was first of its kind since group rose to prominenceHighlighted 'barbaric treatment' of LGBT people in areas controlled by ISISByTim Macfarlan For Mailonline Published: 09:08 EST, 25 August 2015 | Updated: 10:12 EST, 25 August 2015 11shares

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