Tag: National Security

A Press Conference Heard Round the World

August 29, 2014

“We don't have a strategy yet,” President Obama conceded yesterday, referring to his approach – or lack of one, rather – to confronting and defeating the terrorist threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Read More

President Obama’s Strategy in Iraq “Lacking,” “Still a Work in Progress”

August 18, 2014

The president and his advisors met today to discuss Iraq but there’s no evidence the administration plans to outline anytime soon a comprehensive strategy to reverse the spread of terrorism in the region. Read More

3 Times the Obama Administration Got Iraq Completely Wrong

August 13, 2014

The Obama administration’s detachment, aloofness, and lousy judgment has been a team effort. Read More

What is President Obama’s Iraq Strategy?

August 11, 2014

The Obama administration’s lack of engagement over the last few years created an opening for Islamic radicals to take control of large swaths of Iraq. Read More

Deal With Terrorists Increases Danger for American Troops

June 09, 2014

Thousands of American troops are still serving in Afghanistan, working to see the mission through before being reunited with their families. Increasing the danger they face every day is exactly what those who voiced concerns about a potential deal wanted to avoid. Read More

House Supports Critical National Security Operations

May 30, 2014

"The House has acted in a bipartisan way to support critical national security operations that help keep Americans safe." Read More

Speaker Boehner Meets With Rep. Trey Gowdy

May 07, 2014

Earlier today, Speaker Boehner met with Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who will serve as chairman of the select committee to investigate the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi. Read More

Boehner Statement on America’s National Security Programs

January 17, 2014

When considering any reforms...keeping Americans safe must remain our top priority Read More

Speaker Boehner Statement on U.S-Iran Nuclear Talks

November 08, 2013

"The administration does not have a good answer to the concerns raised that this potential deal will allow Iran to continue to enrich and to build new centrifuges, while buying time to develop a break-out nuclear capability." Read More

Speaker Boehner Signs Pay Our Military Act

September 30, 2013

Earlier this evening, Speaker John Boehner signed the Pay Our Military Act – which ensures America’s troops are paid even if Senate Democrats shut down the government. Read More