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  • Power: We are not coordinating with Iran against Islamic terrorists

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said the United States is hardly alone in the quest to defeat Islamic terrorists.

  • Egypt's president said he warned of Islamic State threat a year ago

    In his first interview with a non-Egyptian media outlet since taking office, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi the Associated Press that he recognized the threat and had acted to prevent a civil war from breaking out in Egypt.

  • Obama: 'It's the world' against the Islamic State

    Obama's weekly address focused on his plans to address the continued threat from the Islamic State.

  • The spread of Rocky Mountain jihad

    In Colorado, the toxic fumes of Islamic jihad have penetrated the most unlikely hamlets and hinterlands.

  • Speech barely affects Obama's ratings

    After the president's prime-time speech, 68 percent of voters said military action against the Islamic State was in the national interest â€" up only three percent from prior to the speech.

  • Rubio criticizes Obama on foreign policy

    Sen. Marco Rubio argued President Obama's foreign policy is isolationist, joining a growing list of Republican presidential hopefuls hoping to land a punch over current problems overseas.

  • You probably didn't expect this country to top the list of nations that think Islamic extremism is a 'major threat'

    Drawing from data collected between 2013-2014, the Pew Research Center has compiled a helpful list of the countries that say Islamic extremism poses a "major threat" to the safety of their citizens.

  • The jihadists' eternal plan

    Here's the first and last rule of Islamic jihad: If at first you don't succeed, plot, plot again.

  • Group: Islamic militants killed 770 Iraqi troops

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants from the Islamic State group carried out a mass killing of hundreds of Iraqi soldiers captured when the extremists overran a military base north of Baghdad in June, a leading international watchdog said Wednesday. The incident at Camp Speicher, an air base that...

  • 16 suspected Islamic militants arrested in Bosnia

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police have detained 16 people suspected of having fought in Syria and Iraq or of recruiting and funding other Balkan men to join the Islamic militants there, they said Wednesday. Police said about 200 officers from a number of Bosnian law enforcement...

  • Somali government offers amnesty to extremists

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's government on Wednesday offered an amnesty to fighters with al-Shabab, the Islamic extremist group whose leader was targeted Monday night in a U.S. airstrike. Following a Cabinet-level security meeting on Tuesday, Somali authorities are giving al-Shabab...

  • The world melts down as the fall election season begins

    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.

  • Egypt court gives 8 Islamists life sentences

    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...

  • Intelligence nightmare: Extremists returning home

    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...

  • Obama seeking allies for fight against extremists

    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...



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