By Lisa Ruhl | 08/28/14 04:57 PM
As ISIS expands, the experts say, it will face new challenges, but could also gain new ground.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 12:59 PM
President Obama of late sure is sounding a lot like a certain Republican commander in chief that served as his foil while winning control of the White House.
By Philip Klein | 08/28/14 12:55 PM
As president, he would have to deal with threats such as the one posed by ISIS. And he won't be able to go back in time to reverse foreign policy decisions.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/28/14 09:07 AM
A second American, identified as Abdirahmaan Muhumed of Minneapolis, died while fighting in the same battle in Syria as Douglas McAuthur McCain.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/28/14 08:24 AM
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s keen interest in the release of a Pakistani scientist serving an 86-year prison term in Texas drew attention to U.S. student visa laws, but experts say the concern is overblown. Before ISIS circulated a video of American journalist James Foley’s beheading...
By Steve Chapman | 08/27/14 06:29 PM
The United States has been bombing ISIS in Iraq and may attack them in Syria; all of which may do more harm than good.
08/27/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A defense attorney told a federal jury on Wednesday that Iraqi national police removed evidence that would prove Blackwater security guards were being fired on by insurgents, prompting the guards to return fire in shootings that killed or wounded over 30 Iraqi civilians. The...
By Becket Adams | 08/27/14 05:25 PM
A well-stated and thoughtful approach to foreign policy, one that addresses concerns over engagement and intervention, could make all the difference in the 2016 election.
By Ed Sykes | 08/27/14 04:35 PM
Watch the heartbreaking plea from the mother of a captured journalist to the self-proclaimed leader of ISIS.
08/27/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday. And as the administration weighed its options for targeting the...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/27/14 07:47 AM
An American was killed over the weekend fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the White House confirmed Tuesday night.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 01:10 PM
President Obama pledged Tuesday that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria would pay the price for the beheading of an American journalist but also warned against military overreach as he faces calls for a broader campaign of airstrikes in the Middle East.
08/26/14 10:31 AM
BAGHDAD (AP) — A car bomb exploded on Tuesday in a busy Shiite area in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks to shake the Iraqi capital as the Shiite-led government struggles to dislodge Sunni militants from areas in the country's west and...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/26/14 08:25 AM
For now, the Obama administration is fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Iraq, but not Syria. But the administration seems to be suggesting it's open to the possibility.
By Washington Examiner | 08/25/14 07:11 PM
Obama must pressure regional governments, especially governments that helped create the problem by funding ISIS in its war against the Syrian regime, to use those resources in a combined effort to eliminate ISIS.
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