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Family Of Beheading Victim Calls For Restraint

The family of Peter Kessig, the latest American to be beheaded by ISIS, is asking that video of the horror not be shared or distributed. The video, more graphic than those showing previous murders of hostages, shows 18 Syrian soldiers having their heads cut off by jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the […]

ISIS Beheads U.S. Aid Worker

A video released by ISIS purports to show beheadings of a dozen Syrian soldiers and then a claim that U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig was also beheaded. The video ends with the militant standing over a severed head he says belongs to Kassig. U.S. officials said they were working to determine the video’s authenticity. Kassig’s […]

No one believed the promise of no ground troops in Iraq. But Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey told Congress Thursday they are considering ground troops to fight ISIS militants. In Washington, U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Congress on Thursday that the United States […]

Tomas Young was 34. Young was featured in Body of War, a documentary by Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro that was featured on Bill Moyers Journal in March 2008. The film focused on Tomas, who was shot and paralyzed just days after beginning his tour of duty in Iraq… The 24-year-old Young enlisted in the […]

Congressman Chris Murphy of Connecticut says it’s up to Congress to approve more troops to Iraq, and should not be a unilateral decision by the president. “I do not think president has the ability under current authority to authorize 1,500 troops without Congress acting,” Murphy said in an interview with CNN’s “State of the Union.” He […]

George W. Bush told Bob Schieffer he has “no regrets” over the Iraq war. Bush was on to discuss his new book praising his father (and to honor Face The Nation’ss sixtieth anniversary). 43 insisted he did not invade Iraq to finish what his father started, and said he was surprised when Saddam Hussein called […]

The Commander In Chief is sending another 1500 troops to train Iraq and Kurdish forces to fight ISIS. The White House said in a statement that it will also ask Congress for another $5.6 billion to fund the fight against ISIS. The troops will not have a combat role, and will operate from bases outside […]

The New York Times reports: More than 600 American service members since 2003 have reported to military medical staff members that they believe they were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq, but the Pentagon failed to recognize the scope of the reported cases or offer adequate tracking and treatment to those who may have […]

Blackwater founder Eric Prince defended his company’s behavior, but wouldn’t tell me if he believes the four former employees of his former company are guilty as charged. Four were convicted and jailed last week in the 2007 shooting in Baghdad’s Nisour Square. COLMES: There are court documents that were filed, two employees of yours, unnamed […]

ISIS Death Toll

The protracted battle for control of the Syrian border town of Kobani has so far claimed over 800 lives, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said late on Sunday. At least 21 Kurdish civilians have also been killed in Kobani since Sept. 16, according to the Observatory. In the last 40 days of fighting, at […]

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