The United States may spend up to $1 billion fighting Ebola, as the Pentagon shifted funds Tuesday
As Obama calls on others to act, critical questions remain about effectiveness of U.S. strategy.
President Obama plans announcement Tuesday as up to 3,000 personnel are headed to West Africa.
Public doubts are increasing about the president’s response to crises in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine.
Agencies remain uncertain about the danger that the militant group poses to the United States.
Calling the act “barbaric,” Obama said the U.S. would not be deterred by the Islamic State’s tactics.
The first couple reveal their funny side, talking about “Ikea crib” and household chores from days before moving into the White House.
Sharp policy reversal on Syrian rebels is one measure of the brutal and rapid rise of the Islamic State.
The president says the offensive will not involve U.S. combat troops but airstrikes and support for allies.
Foreign-policy experts he consulted with say he believes he doesn’t need Congress’s approval.