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...
09/01/14 12:30 PM
Police given temporary powers to seize passports at UK borders of Britons suspected of travelling to fight with terror groups. (Sept. 1) Parliamentary Recording Unit - AP CLIENTS ONLY London - September 1, 2014 1. SOUNDBITE (English) David Cameron, British Prime Minister: "Turning to the...
09/01/14 09:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by focusing its attention on a long-deliberated bill that would allow victims to recover monetary damages from foreign sponsors of terrorism. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. says the committee...
09/01/14 05:15 AM
LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister is expected to expand powers to combat terrorism in hopes of preventing attacks by Islamist militants returning for terror training in the Middle East. David Cameron is unveiling a new package of legislation in the House of Commons on Monday. Talks with...
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.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 11:25 PM
A coalition of 160 victims and family members of Hasan's rampage at Fort Hood have been fighting the Obama administration for nearly five years to label the shooting an act of terrorism.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/29/14 04:06 PM
President Obama's gaffe Thursday that "we don't have a strategy" for a broader fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is putting pressure on the Pentagon as reporters ask: Why not? "The question presumes that we're not doing anything, that there's no sense of urgency in the...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 01:07 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the U.S. is "unlikely" to raise its terrorist threat level -- at least in the short-term --after the U.K. did so Friday in response to a threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 10:55 AM
The U.K. in response to a threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria raised its terrorist attack warning system to the second highest level Friday from substantial to severe, which carries the warning that a terrorist attack is "highly likely."
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/29/14 08:19 AM
The former Army psychiatrist convicted of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in November 2009, has written a letter asking to become a "citizen" of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Fox News reported.
By Steve Doty | 08/29/14 07:42 AM
President Obama addressed the media Thursday afternoon at the White House and told reporters the nation doesn't have a plan yet to fight ISIS.
08/28/14 03:20 PM
CAIRO (AP) — An al-Qaida-inspired militant group in Egypt has posted an online video showing the beheading of four men in the Sinai Peninsula accused of spying for Israel, whose bodies were found earlier this month. The Ansar Beit al-Maqdis group, whose name means Champions of Jerusalem in...
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 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 Byron York | 08/31/14
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