By Charles Hoskinson | 09/04/14 08:37 AM
President Obama and his advisers don't think the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is ready to pose a direct terrorist threat to the U.S., but they're worried about the group's ability to attract Americans.
09/03/14 08:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders, nervously eyeing a growing threat from Islamic State militants, will seek to build a united front this week against the violent extremist group and keep it from creeping beyond its borders. Yet international plans to counter the Islamic State group — with...
By Paul Bedard | 09/03/14 06:00 PM
Former top government officials who have been warning Washington about the vulnerability of the nation's largely unprotected electric grid are raising new fears that troops from the jihadist Islamic State are poised to crash the system, leading to a crisis that could kill millions.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/03/14 04:22 PM
Authorities have been concerned that Americans and citizens of other Western nations could potentially return and launch terror attacks in their home countries.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/03/14 04:01 PM
You can consider ISIS a terrorist organization, but you can also consider it a particularly murderous and oppressive state. Which is it?
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 02:10 PM
"We take care of those who are grieving," the VP said, "and when that's finished, they should know we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice, because hell is where they will reside."
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/03/14 09:57 AM
The Pentagon said Monday's strike targeting Ahmed Abdi Godane was launched by U.S. special operations forces using manned and unmanned aircraft.
By Sean Lengell | 09/02/14 06:00 PM
A bipartisan chorus on Capitol Hill is calling for the United States to waste no time hitting back after the execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
By Sean Lengell | 09/02/14 03:24 PM
The Senate Armed Services Committee member says U.S. should waste no time hitting back against the terror group after the Steven Sotloff beheading.
09/02/14 02:49 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years. But what danger does it immediately pose? Here are some...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/02/14 01:32 PM
Steven Joel Sotloff, the U.S. journalist last seen being threatened by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, appears to have been beheaded in a video released Tuesday by the Islamist extremist group.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/02/14 01:26 PM
The White House could not immediately confirm reports that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
09/02/14 12:45 PM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom. Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki did not give any details about the alleged...
09/02/14 01:46 AM
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups. Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his government is also working on plans to block...
09/01/14 01:01 PM
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government's request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and parts of Iraq. Diplomats agreed by...
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