Some regional analysts heard President Obama’s comment as a warning to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that greater international assistance in the fight against Islamic State depends on steps to build a more inclusive government.
The killing of Nasser al-Wuhayshi is described as the most significant setback to Al Qaeda since the death of Osama Bin Laden in 2011. But counterterrorism officials warn that the group's threat remains potent.
Senator Lindsey Graham is a fire-breathing hawk on national security issues. But he’s shown a willingness to work with Democrats in bipartisan fashion on issues like climate change and immigration. Is that a winning presidential strategy?