With Obama's Backing, Panel OKs Iran MeasureWith Obama's Backing, Panel OKs Iran MeasureThe Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure that would establish a framework for Congress to examine and vote on a potential agreement with Iran over its nuclear program.Congress
Iran Bill Sets Up Political TestsIran Bill Sets Up Political TestsSenate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker is slated to tee up a bill Tuesday that will put members on the spot about a potential deal over Iran's nuclear program.Usa-now
Netanyahu and Obama miles apart on Iran nuclear deal (***DO NOT SHARE***)Netanyahu and Obama miles apart on Iran nuclear deal (***DO NOT SHARE***)Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his concerns about the framework of an Iran nuclear deal to the U.S. airwaves over the weekend. At the same time, President Obama worked to sell his deal in an interview with the New York Times.Congress
Islamic State Authorization Stalls in HouseIslamic State Authorization Stalls in HouseEfforts to legally authorize US military operations against the Islamic State appear stalled in the House just two months after the White House submitted a draft measure.World
Proxy War? Iran and Saudi Arabia vie for influence in YemenProxy War? Iran and Saudi Arabia vie for influence in YemenAs Yemen nears full-blown civil war, its neighbors are taking sides. Video provided by NewsyCongress
House Mulls Scrapping Obama's Islamic State PlanHouse Mulls Scrapping Obama's Islamic State PlanMembers are leaning toward scrapping the White House's Islamic State war-authorization proposal and starting from scratch, says one senior House Republican.MIKE THOMPSON
Muslims and violenceMuslims and violenceIs an apology in order?Congress
Blumenthal: Only SpecOps Troops for IS WarBlumenthal: Only SpecOps Troops for IS WarA US Marine-turned-senator doubts America will deploy large numbers of ground forces to fight the Islamic State.