Freshman Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina missed a hearing last week with senior Pentagon leaders on the threat of Islamic State militants. Instead, he got insights on the group from former Vice President Dick Cheney.
A federal judge has ordered the indefinite detention of a 19-year-old North Carolina man accused of plotting a series of American deaths to show his support for the Middle East group calling itself the Islamic State.
Federal prosecutors announced Monday they have charged a Morganton, North Carolina 19-year-old with plotting to "kill a large number of U.S. citizens" on behalf of ISIS.
The White House says the United States will send up to 450 more troops to Iraq to boost the training of local forces.
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Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group.
Local military personnel are speaking out about President Obama's request to congress to authorize military force against ISIS. With a large population of active military and veterans close by, that decision could affect a huge community right here.
It's a town that's centered around Camp Lejeune. From active duty men and women to veterans to their families Jacksonville is a military town. So a decision from the president to fight ISIS is something Air Force Veteran Emory Keck says they are all prepared for.
President Barack Obama says his new war-powers request to Congress won't become the authorization for another ground war like the US fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.
President Barack Obama is authorizing the US military to deploy up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq as part of the mission to combat the Islamic State group.
Obama is also asking Congress for more than $5 billion to help fund the fight.
Senator Richard Burr severed as the keynote speaker at the Fedcon Summit this morning. During his visit to the Port City we caught up with him on several topics including the threat of ISIS, and the race for U.S. Senate.