Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark) earns 4 Pinocchios for claiming Islamic State terrorists are in cahoots with Mexican drug lords.
Our monthly round-up is dominated by columns about the debate over the Islamic State.
President Obama suggested intelligence agencies missed signs of Islamic State's growing power. Is that the whole story?
John McCain and jay Carney tangled over troops in Iraq. Here's what each got right -- and wrong.
The White House says Obama was not singling out ISIS when he referred to the "JV' jihadists. The transcript tells another story.
The groups advocating better ties with Iran says U.S. sanctions have hurt the U.S. We checked the math.
The Cheneys have revived claims of 'deep, longlasting, far-reaching" ties between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda.
The president suggests opposition fighters are just civilians with no real military background. But that's not correct.
We assess whether Sen. John McCain shifted from a possible supporter to an opponent of the Taliban prisoner swap.
The president suggests the effort to target Iran's economy began in his presidency. That's a distorted view of history.