By Kelly Cohen | 06/25/14 01:02 PM
The State Department's Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications has hired a contractor to provide it with six staffers to conduct "a digital English-language campaign designed to counter propaganda by al Qaeda and other extremist groups" outside the U.S.
By Austin Bay | 06/25/14 10:56 AM
On June 28, 1914, Serbian ultra-nationalist Gavril Princip assassinated Austro-Hungarian Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Police quickly arrested Princip and the rest of a ragtag band of Serb terrorists who had come to the Balkan city to provoke hate and create chaos.
06/25/14 06:45 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Four near-simultaneous small explosions went off in subway stations and outside a court building in Cairo on Wednesday, wounding three people and causing widespread panic among morning commuters, officials said, in the first attacks since the election of Egyptian President...
06/25/14 01:15 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers say over 300,000 people have visited the Sept. 11 museum since it opened little more than a month ago, and that has exceeded their expectations. President Joe Daniels said this week that attendance has topped projections by about 5 percent since the museum opened to...
By Charles Hoskinson | 06/20/14 03:52 PM
Islamist militants have surged to control in northern Iraq, upending the Obama administration's efforts to ignore what happens in that country and giving multiple opportunities for media pundits who have never served in the region to suggest solutions they won't have to carry out.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/20/14 08:55 AM
President Obama's Thursday announcement to send 300 military advisers to Iraq to try to help the country's security forces beat back a rapidly advancing al Qaeda-inspired insurgency, has prompted more questions than it answered. Here are five answers to some of the basics: Who will serve as...
By Spencer Brown | 06/19/14 06:01 PM
Rep. Robert Pittenger is on a mission to smooth over relations with allies that have been damaged by the revelations of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. After meeting Wednesday with a delegation of Austrian lawmakers, Pittenger, R-N.C., said recent developments in Iraq and Syria...
By Ed Sykes | 06/18/14 11:38 AM
Lawmakers are digging into the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap and its potential effects on national security.
By Blake Seitz | 06/17/14 05:27 PM
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee identified as Lahcen Ikassrien was among those arrested in Spain over the weekend for allegedly recruiting on behalf of a brutal terrorist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Ikassrien's arrest raises concern about the activities of other released...
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 01:41 PM
U.S. forces have captured a suspected leader of the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist strike in Benghazi, Libya, the first successful attempt by the Obama administration to detain a key figure in the deadly attack. The White House, long on the defensive for failing to apprehend any of the Benghazi...
By Brian Hughes | 06/16/14 08:38 AM
President Obama returns from a California golf vacation Monday hoping to answer a vexing question from Republicans and Democrats alike: What is his plan for Iraq? Obama is weighing whether to approve U.S. airstrikes to slow insurgents who have seized a growing number of Iraqi cities and have...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/13/14 01:07 PM
With an insurgent group in control of large swaths of Iraq and quickly gaining ground, President Obama announced Friday that the U.S. could intervene militarily to help stabilize security but ultimately the country would need to solve its own problems.
By Brian Hughes | 06/12/14 08:13 PM
President Obama, who rode his opposition to the Iraq War straight into the White House, isn't so eager to talk about the conflict there anymore.
By Charles Hoskinson | 06/12/14 05:12 PM
Add Iraq to the growing list of the Obama administration's intelligence failures.
By David Limbaugh | 06/12/14 03:25 PM
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