Tag: terrorists


Philippines — Terrorists Struck In Bombing Roman Catholic Church

Islamic terrorists are accused of twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service on Jolo Island, in the Sulu province, Philippines. This comes six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming “yes” vote. The bomb blast wounded 81 and was one of the deadliest in recent years in a region […]


President Obama: Defeating ISIL Remains Top U.S. Priority

President Obama in his weekly address expressed his sorrow and offered his thoughts and prayers to the people of Belgium and to families of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, including at least two Americans. He said that he called the Prime Minister of Belgium and pledged his full support in bringing to justice any terrorists involved in […]


President Obama: Campaign Continues To Destroy ISIL

President Obama in his weekly address noted that Americans have shown what it means to be strong in the face of terrorism. He pointed to the fact that in San Bernardino although the people in that community continue to grieve, they have refused to allow fear to overcome them. He further said, “Across the county, dedicated public servants are on the […]


President Obama Calls For The Pass Of The USA Freedom Act

President Obama noted that as President and Commander-in-Chief, his greatest responsibility is the safety of the American people. He said the fight against terrorists needs to be efficient and effective therefore, the right tools are necessary to defend the nation’s security, protect the freedoms, and civil liberties enshrined in the Constitution. “But tomorrow — Sunday, at midnight — some important […]