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A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge from foreigners traveling to fight in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone.   (credit: Gokhan Sahin/Getty Images)

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Say ISIS Threat Very Important

Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America’s partners step up their contribution to the fight.

10/24/2014

The State Department requested the additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, which will have over 1,000 troops on guard.(Photo by Getty Images)

Obama To Send 350 More Troops To Iraq

They will be assigned to protect the American Embassy in Baghdad.

09/02/2014

South Sudanese soldiers patrol the streets of the capital, Juba. (SAMIR BOL/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Embassy Begins Evacuating Personnel From South Sudan

There are reports of anti-government forces approaching the capital.

01/03/2014

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal assured visiting Secretary of State John Kerry Monday there is no problem with the United States, saying "our two friendly countries" are busy dealing with troublesome issues like Syria, Iran and the Mideast peace process. (JASON REED/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Foreign Minister: No Problem With The US

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal assured visiting Secretary of State John Kerry Monday there is no problem with the United States, saying “our two friendly countries” are busy dealing with troublesome issues like Syria, Iran and the Mideast peace process.

11/04/2013

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