By Susan Ferrechio | 09/23/14 11:20 AM
"I support the airstrikes launched by the president, understanding that this is just one step in what must be a larger effort to destroy and defeat this terrorist organization. I wish our men and women in uniform Godspeed as they carry out this fight,—� the Ohio Republican said.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/23/14 09:46 AM
"I support President Obama's decision to strike [Islamic State] targets within Syria," Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin said in a statement issued Tuesday.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14 08:54 PM
President Obama at a United Nations Security Council summit this week will urge other world powers to do more to monitor breeding grounds for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/22/14 08:04 PM
The report notes that homegrown extremists remain a threat, and there are emerging threats from new technologies, such as cyberterrorism and the use of social media to recruit potential terrorists, as well as the persistent desire of extremists to gain control of chemical, biological or nuclear...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/22/14 01:27 PM
A new nonprofit that was established Monday seeks to "name and shame" the sources of financing for Islamist extremist groups and bring public pressure to cut them off.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14 12:55 PM
To date, the White House had not publicly revealed that Americans fighting on behalf of the Islamic State were back in the U.S. The FBI is now monitoring the American-born fighters who have come home, a senior administration official confirmed.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 05:28 PM
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said the United States is hardly alone in the quest to defeat Islamic terrorists.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 02:26 PM
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said on "Face the Nation" Sunday that the threat of Khorasan is "more immediate" than the Islamic State, which the United States is targeting with airstrikes.
By Michelle Malkin | 09/20/14 05:48 PM
Fresh terror busts in Australia expose a common Achilles' heel of the West: Indiscriminate refugee policies turn free countries into breeding grounds for jihad. It's the same game in America. Soldiers of Islam have weaponized our blind generosity against us.
09/20/14 05:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight: Moner Mohammad Abusalha, who liked to cuddle cats, blew himself up in May in Syria. He was the first American suicide bomber in that civil war. Abusalha, 22, was a community college student who...
By Becket Adams | 09/20/14 10:52 AM
As the Obama administration slouches onward with its bungled response to the rise of the Islamic State and as Russia continues its expansion westward, Americans' faith in the federal government's ability to handle international problems has fallen to an all-time low, according to recent Gallup...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/20/14 09:32 AM
Obama's weekly address focused on his plans to address the continued threat from the Islamic State.
09/20/14 08:48 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York. Except for their embrace of Islam, there's no common profile for the 100-plus Americans who have traveled to Syria to join Islamic fighters or are accused of...
09/19/14 08:00 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged the international community Friday to expand support for the Iraqi government as it fights the Islamic State group and its allies, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said there is a role for nearly every country in the world — including...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/18/14 08:30 PM
Constraints created when National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden spilled U.S. secrets add new risk to the agency's work when the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other threats are making the world more dangerous, intelligence community leaders say.
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