By Brian Hughes | 09/02/14 09:55 PM
With Obama's latest action, 820 military members will be in Iraq for diplomatic security purposes, the Pentagon said. Of those military personnel, 405 will be dispatched to Baghdad.
09/02/14 06:06 PM
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By Paul Bedard | 09/02/14 03:56 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features two MSNBC newsies blaming ISIS torture of prisoners on the types of "enhanced interrogation" used by Americans at the Iraqi prison Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay terrorist prison.
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 Becket Adams | 09/02/14 12:21 PM
Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on Tuesday joined the chorus of pundits who've questioned President Obama for stating last week during a press briefing that the White House has no strategy yet for dealing with ISIS.
09/02/14 12:19 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and abducting women. In a new report, Amnesty International...
09/01/14 02:50 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town. Nouri al-Maliki made the comments...
09/01/14 02:15 PM
Video obtained by the Associated Press showed Iraqi government forces and Shiite militias firing towards militants from the Islamic State group on Monday. (Sept. 1) FREELANCE VIDEO - AP CLIENTS ONLY Soleiman Beik - 1 Sept 2014 1. Various of Iraqi government forces taking cover UPSOUND:...
09/01/14 01:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants. The White House on Monday released a letter formally letting Congress' leaders know that...
08/31/14 05:32 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, as a suicide bombing killed 14 people in Anbar western province, officials said. Army spokesman Lt. Gen. Qassim...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/31/14 12:57 PM
The jihadist group ISIS "may be one of the biggest we have ever faced," Sen. John McCain said Sunday, as a result of a failure by the U.S. to intervene early in Syria's violent civil war.
By Becket Adams | 08/31/14 12:26 PM
"The world's always been messy ... we're just noticing now in part because of social media."
By Rebecca Berg | 08/31/14 10:45 AM
The California Democrat also called into question the president's characterization, earlier this year, that ISIS is like a junior varsity team -- not among the highest caliber of terrorist organizations.
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