Pentagon general counsel makes the case for the 2001 AUMF.
Ashton Carter said AQAP poses a “serious” threat to the U.S.
The Arkansas Republican said terror groups are "running wild all over the world."
Sen.-elect Tom Cotton said the mission was worth the risk, despite hostage's death.
Navy SEALS have a “very high code of silence because of what they do.”
The 15-0 vote on the resolution was a win for Obama, who chaired the meeting.
The terrorist group is harnessing the power of social media as it takes on the West.
"It is al Qaeda in its doctrine, ambition and increasingly, in its threat to U.S. interests," said...
“This is not an intelligence failure, this is a policy failure,” Chairman Rogers said.
The panel was disbanded after the 9/11 attacks led the U.S. to focus its attention overseas.
If the U.S. does not sign a bilateral security agreement with Afghanistan by September to allow U.S...
A top defense official said he thought it was time to reconsider the legal authority used by the...
In all, 44 people will receive the Purple Heart or the Defense Medal of Freedom.
The Pentagon called it a "significant blow" to al Shabaab, al Qaeda's Somali affiliate.
The senior leader, known as Abdishakur Tahlil, was killed near Saakow, Somalia.
Three other Americans have been executed since the summer by ISIS.
State Department wants info on location of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's leaders.
The White House called Ahmed Godane's death a "major" loss for al Qaeda.
“We announce solidarity with our Muslim brothers in Iraq," the al Qaeda offshoot said.
Rep. Mike Rogers said enemy soldiers are not afforded due process, regardless of citizenship.
The State Department’s facilities in Iraq are currently operating on a “normal status.”
Officials want to publicly defend the strikes, saying U.S. secrecy only helps al Qaeda.
Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday he did not believe the Taliban posed an...
Al Qaeda’s leader in Afghanistan is plotting a comeback once U.S. and NATO troops leave the country.