Articles Tagged “Iraq”

  • Hillary Clinton Holds Brief News Conference Thursday

    Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a 16 minute news conference standing on the tarmac in front of her campaign plane in White Plains, New York. It was her first formal press conference in…

  • Veterans to Showcase Creative Writing

    Sam Houston State University students currently enrolled in creative writing courses will host a Creative Writing Showcase today at 4 p.m. in the Dan Rather Mass Communications Building Room 126. The showcase is part of…

  • Suspects Arrested in ISIL Terror Plot

    Two men have been arrested by federal agents–one in Sacramento, and the other in Houston–who are suspects in an ISIL connected terror plan. The two men had been contacting overseas ISIL sympathizers. The Houston man…

  • President Obama Addresses Terrorist Issues From Oval Office

    In a rare Oval Office address, President Obama last night addressed the nation in regard to the current war on terrorism in remarks spurred by the recent terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, California . .…

  • Congressman Brady On National Security And Foreign Fighter Tourist Travel

    Congressman Kevin Brady says, “A lot of Americans worry about national security and foreign fighter tourist travel.” He says, “The leaders of the House & Senate Judiciary Committees are asking these same questions of  the…

  • Outgoing Army Chief General Ray Odierno Makes Candid Comments On Iraq

    Besides outgoing Army Chief General Ray Odierno’s comments last week that “leaving some soldiers on the ground might have helped a little bit [in Iraq], might maybe prevented where we are now,” you may be…

  • NBC News Anchor Brian Williams Suspended

    Tuesday, NBC announced that they are suspending “Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams as their anchor and managing editor for six months without pay following the accusation that he misled viewers in regard to his experiences…

  • Veterans Day Observed In Huntsville Tuesday

    Veterans Day was observed at the flagpole near Bowers Stadium on the SHSU campus Tuesday morning. The guest speaker was former SHSU Military Chair Lt. Col. David Yebra. A West Point graduate, Lt. Col. Yebra…

  • Air Strikes On ISIS Terrorists In Syria Begins

    Around 7:30 our time last night, the U-S and five Arab allies began air stikes on ISIS targets in Syria. The air assault included fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missles. The ISIS militants are…

  • Senate Armed Services Hearing On Isis Held Tuesday

    During the Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on the terrorist group ISIS, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham was unrelenting in his questions to General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about the…