The DoD says there is no threat to the general public.
The Attorney General said the Senate should end their week-long recess and extend the Patriot Act, and phone collection data provision, before its expiration Sunday.
The Pentagon backed up comments made by Defense Sec. Ashton Carter, who told CNN on Sunday that the Iraqi’s in Ramadi lacked the will to fight.
Following a meeting with NATO leader, Obama told reporters that Russia needs to ease tensions over their “increasingly aggressive posture” in Ukraine
President Obama traveled to Arlington National Cemetery Monday to marks the first Memorial Day during his presidency where the U.S. “is not engaged in a major ground war.”
In an inteview with The Atlantic, Obama said that while there have been tactical setbacks against ISIS, ultimately it is because “these are not Iraqi security forces that we have trained or reinforced.”
The Senate will be postponing its Memorial Day recess.
CENTCOM would not release figures on how large the ISIL attack force was, or how many civilians and ISIL terrorists remain in the city.
North Korea on Wednesday claimed that it was now able to miniaturize nuclear warheads.
“We are monitoring the Iranian ships every step of the way,” Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren told reporters.