By Hugh Hewitt | 08/31/14 05:41 PM
Some future Thucydides will surely point to the Aug. 28, 2014 declaration by President Obama that, "We don't have a strategy yet," as some sort of significant point in the long war of the West against Islamist extremism.
08/30/14 08:31 AM
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and seven others to life in prison Saturday on charges of planning riots, murder and sabotage, state news agency MENA reported. The case stems from violence that took place last summer after the ouster...
08/30/14 05:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage. On May 24, prosecutors say, he methodically shot four...
08/30/14 05:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition. The president is meeting with his top advisers and consulting members of Congress to...
08/29/14 02:45 PM
PARIS (AP) — A 14-year-old French girl has been placed under investigation for allegedly planning to carry out jihad, the third in a group of teenage girls caught before they left home. The Paris prosecutor's office said the girl from Quimper, in Brittany, risks up to five years in a juvenile...
08/24/14 08:00 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State fighters captured a major military air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, eliminating the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the jihadi group, activists and state media said. Tabqa airfield — home to several warplane squadrons,...
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/24/14 06:19 PM
The British ambassador to the United States said on CNN Sunday that his country's security services are close to identifying the killer of American journalist James Foley.
08/24/14 02:15 PM
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's Islamist militias said Sunday they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli and its international airport, driving out rival militias to the outskirts of the capital following a weekslong battle for control of the strategic hub. The umbrella group for Islamist militias...
08/24/14 12:46 PM
CAIRO (AP) — The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an "Islamic State." The campaign by the Dar el-Ifta, the top authority that advises...
By Michelle Malkin | 08/22/14 05:18 PM
For two bloody months, an armed jihadist serial killer ran loose across the country and took the lives of at least four innocent men. Have you heard about this horror? Probably not.
08/22/14 08:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's top-ranked military officer says the surging Islamic State group has an "apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision" in the Middle East and cannot be defeated unless the United States and a coalition of partners confront it head-on in Syria. "They can be contained,...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 07:51 PM
International outrage over the grisly beheading of an American journalist is forcing President Obama's hand in Iraq, intensifying pressure to confront ISIS in a broader way than the defensive airstrikes he has authorized so far.
By Washington Examiner | 08/20/14 02:59 PM
When the book is closed on the Middle Eastern caliphate established this summer by the ISIS terrorist group, historians may view Aug. 19, 2014, as the turning point in this monster's existence.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 12:32 PM
The White House on Wednesday morning confirmed that an Islamic State video showing the beheading of an American journalist is authentic.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/19/14 06:47 PM
The video claims to show the execution of James Foley, an American photojournalist who went missing while covering Syria's civil war.
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