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Obama to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

Obama to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Korean War ArmisticeSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama will commemorate the 60 year anniversary of the Korean War armistice Saturday, marking the end of hostilities on the peninsula. Communist North Korea invaded South Korea with 135,000 troops on J...

White House Responds to North Korean Threats

White House Responds to North Korean ThreatsEd Jones/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- One day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned that the time had come to "settle accounts with the U.S.," the White House responded, calling Kim's comments "unconstructive.""We've seen reports of a new and...

Michigan ‘Hero’s Welcome’ for Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, Who Lost Four Limbs

Michigan ‘Hero’s Welcome’ for Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, Who Lost Four LimbsHemera/Thinkstock(VASSAR, Mich.) -- Two rival teams will face off Friday night at a Michigan homecoming football game, but this year fans from both sides will be sporting the same T-shirts with the motto, "Two Teams, One Hero."The "hero" to whom they r...

North Korean FM: US Using Hatred of NK as Excuse to Start War

North Korean FM: US Using Hatred of NK as Excuse to Start WariStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. tries to extricate itself from an 11-year-long war in Afghanistan, an old nemesis is alleging that Washington is ready to start another one in the Far East.North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Pak Kil Yon t...

Marking 9/11 Anniversary, Romney Renews Call for Withdrawal from Afghanistan by 2014

Marking 9/11 Anniversary, Romney Renews Call for Withdrawal from Afghanistan by 2014Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(RENO, Nev.) -- Mitt Romney Tuesday renewed his call for American troops in Afghanistan to return to the United States by the end of 2014 during a speech in Reno, Nev. The Republican presidential nominee remarked on the withdra...

President Obama to Troops: ‘I Meant What I Said’ on War, Veterans’ Care

President Obama to Troops: ‘I Meant What I Said’ on War, Veterans’ CareJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(FORT BLISS, Texas) -- President Obama told several hundred troops with the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss in Texas that he kept his promises as commander-in-chief during the past three-and-a-half years, ending the war in...

President Obama to Troops: ‘I Meant What I Said’ on War, Veterans’ Care

President Obama to Troops: ‘I Meant What I Said’ on War, Veterans’ CareJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(FORT BLISS, Texas) -- President Obama told several hundred troops with the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss in Texas that he kept his promises as commander-in-chief during the past three-and-a-half years, ending the war in...

Obama to Visit Fort Bliss to Highlight End of Iraq War

Obama to Visit Fort Bliss to Highlight End of Iraq WarChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As his Republican rivals kick off the final stretch of their campaign, President Obama on Friday will publicly remind voters of his record as commander-in-chief, traveling to a Texas military base to thank s...

Obama Praises Self for Ending Iraq War on Bloodiest Day of Year There

Obama Praises Self for Ending Iraq War on Bloodiest Day of Year ThereJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama’s campaign on Monday released a video praising the president for ending the war in Iraq.  The clip comes on the same day that has proven to be the deadliest day of the year in that c...

Rep. Joe Walsh: Iraq War Vet Opponent Talks Too Much to Be ‘True’ Hero

Rep. Joe Walsh: Iraq War Vet Opponent Talks Too Much to Be ‘True’ HeroUS House of Representatives(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Joe Walsh’s Facebook page is flooded with negative comments after the Illinois Republican said Tuesday that his opponent, Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth, was not a “true” hero because ...

President Obama Hails ‘Light of New Day’ in Afghanistan

President Obama Hails ‘Light of New Day’ in AfghanistanThe White House(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- In a dramatic, live address to the American people from inside Afghanistan, President Obama on Tuesday hailed a new milestone in his effort to end the nearly 11-year Afghan war. He also marked the anniversary of t...

Israelis Suspect Obama Media Leaks to Prevent Strike on Iran

Israelis Suspect Obama Media Leaks to Prevent Strike on IranAlex Wong/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) -- Two reports Thursday about Iran’s nuclear program and the possibility of an Israeli military strike have analysts in Israel accusing the Obama administration of leaking information to pressure Israel not to bo...

‘Israel Loves Iran’ Campaign Gains Force

‘Israel Loves Iran’ Campaign Gains ForceIranians Love Iran Campaign(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- As diplomats and journalists dissect every word spoken by top Israeli, Iranian and American officials for signs of a potential Israeli military strike on Iran’s nuclear program, an online campaign ...

Clinton: Lack of Water May Lead to Terrorism, Violence, Failed States

Clinton: Lack of Water May Lead to Terrorism, Violence, Failed StatesFABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had a message for policy makers on World Water Day: Lack of access to clean water isn’t just an issue of health and sanitation, but national security. Clinton unv...

On Iraq War Anniversary, First Lady Solicits Veterans to Campaign

On Iraq War Anniversary, First Lady Solicits Veterans to CampaignChris Kleponis/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- First lady Michelle Obama, whose advocacy for veterans and their families has defined her tenure in the White House, is now appealing to the constituency for political support for a second Obama ...

Poll: Concern About Broader War Dampens Support for Iran Attack

Poll: Concern About Broader War Dampens Support for Iran AttackiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Broad concern about wider war in the Middle East is dampening public support for U.S. or Israeli military strikes against Iran’s nuclear development sites, with Americans by wide margins preferring diplomatic e...

What Will Happen to the US If Israel Attacks Iran?

What Will Happen to the US If Israel Attacks Iran?iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- President Obama is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Monday to try to talk him out of an immediate strike on Iran's nuclear sites.But if Israel does decide to bomb Iran, wha...

President Obama: ‘No One’s Announced a War’

President Obama: ‘No One’s Announced a War’JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President Obama was heckled on Iran during his remarks at a campaign fundraiser in New York City Thursday night when a supporter shouted, “Use your leadership! No war on Iran!”“No one’s a...

President Obama: Koran Apology ‘Calmed Things Down’

President Obama: Koran Apology ‘Calmed Things Down’Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama said his formal apology to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for the burning of Korans by U.S. troops last week has "calmed things down" after the incident sparked an outbreak of...

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