News of the Defense Secretary's exit from the White House inspired a gleeful hashtag among pro-ISIS Twitter accounts. WARNING: disturbing photoshopped images.
A retired major general writes a damning op-ed against Obama's war plans and claims widespread military disapproval over the administration's handling of the crisis. A Pentagon spokesman rejects the claim.
The president will give back 5% of his salary each month as a show of support for government workers hit by the sequester.
Taliban claim responsibility: “This was not a direct attack to target him [Hagel] but we want to send a message that we are always capable of hitting Kabul.”
They should end right away," says Earnest.
How it's playing in Jerusalem.
Taking an apparent shot at foreign policy hawks, the president touts Hagel's understanding that "war is not an abstraction."