Articles tagged with: President Obama

10 December 2014

CIA torture report

Posted in U.S. & World News

There's more fallout this morning from the release of a Senate report detailing extreme techniques used on terror suspects after 9-11. Many are appalled, but former CIA officials insist it's not tor ...

24 November 2014

Chuck Hagel resigns as Defense Secretary

Posted in Politics

Wash. --- (NBC News) Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is stepping down.Hagel's resignation was announced Monday during a brief appearance with President Obama."When its mattered most, behind closed ...

07 November 2014

Obama deploys up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Barack Obama on Friday authorized the deployment of up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq in an expansion of the American fight against ISIS militants, the Pentagon said. If all 1,500 ...

29 September 2014


Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama is blaming bad intelligence for the rise of the terror group ISIS.The President says U.S. officials believed they had defeated terrorists in Iraq only to find that they we ...

25 September 2014

Backlash brews over Obama's coffee cup salute

Posted in U.S. & World News

President Barack Obama is taking some heat for what some people are saying was a somewhat less-than-respectful salute as he disembarked from Marine One in New York City. As he descended the stairs, ...

23 September 2014

War on ISIS widens

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The war on ISIS has widened. U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria early Tuesday.The first attacks also targeted other jihad groups accused of plotting terrorist attacks against th ...

12 September 2014

Gauging the ISIS threat

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(NBC News) The Pentagon and the White House agreed "war" is the right word to describe the new Obama effort to destroy ISIS, the self-styled Islamic state.But Obama's plan for a coalition, at least ...

11 September 2014

ISIS: U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Congressman Greg Walden react

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

President Obama last night for the first time said he's authorized U.S. airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria.Capitol Hill has been buzzing for weeks about how the U.S. should interfere with th ...

10 September 2014

President Obama: Plan on ISIS

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the nation live.NBC5 will carry the address in its entirety as the President makes his case for a U.S. plan to deal with ISIS.Just as Mr. Obama pulled ...

03 September 2014

More troops to Iraq

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama's trip to the Baltics and the NATO summit has been overshadowed by the horrible news of another American beheaded by the militant group ISIS. The State Department still ...