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Rep. King: US Needs To ‘Go All Out With Surveillance’ Of Muslims

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., belives the U.S. needs to forget about political correctness and “go all out with surveillance” of Muslims.

5 hours ago

Ed and Paula Kassig attend a vigil for their son, aid worker Peter Kassig at Butler University on Oct. 8, 2014 in Indianapolis, Ind. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

CBS News: Top Syrian Jihadi Fighter Comes To Defense Of US Aid Worker Held Hostage By ISIS

Another message sent on the Twitter account of the mother of an American aid worker threatened with beheading in Syria again asks the Islamic State what she and her husband can do to save his life.

7 hours ago

Members of the Iraqi Navy take part in tactical training on Oct. 21, 2014,  in the mainly Shiite southern city of Basra. (credit: HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senior US Military Officials: Iraqi Army Unlikely To Be Ready To Launch Major ISIS Counteroffensive For Many Months

Iraq’s fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.

9 hours ago

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., said that ISIS is “not a threat to our national security,” arguing that we should not be bombing in the region because we are not even at war.  (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Rangel: ISIS ‘Not A Threat To Our National Security’

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., said that ISIS is “not a threat to our national security,” arguing that we should not be bombing in the region because we are not even at war.

10/23/2014

Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday. (Photo by JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

US: ISIS Earns $1M Per Day In Black Market Oil Sales

Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday.

10/23/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement about military troop pullout from Afghanistan at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Looks To Community-Led Program To Stop Homegrown Radicals

A new program by the Obama administration is being created to stop homegrown radicals.

10/23/2014

Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as it is seen from the southeastern village of Mursitpinar, Sanliurfa province, on Oct. 19, 2014. (credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: ‘Vast Majority’ Of Supplies Reached Intended Kurdish Fighters In Syria

The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants.

10/20/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘Irresponsible’ Not To Aid ‘Valiant’ Kurds Against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to “valiant” Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be “irresponsible” and “morally very difficult” not to support them.

10/20/2014

Heavy smoke rises following an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition aircraft in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, on Oct. 15, 2014. (credit: Gokhan Sahin/Getty Images)

CBS News: Name Of US Operation Against ISIS Is ‘Inherent Resolve’

Bolstered by intensified U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Kurdish militiamen fought pitched street battles Wednesday with the extremists in a Syrian Kurdish border town near Turkey, making small advances, activists and officials said.

10/15/2014

Smoke rises during airstrikes on the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, known as Kobane by the Kurds, seen from the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern village of Mursitpinar, Sanliurfa province, on Oct. 8, 2014. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: ISIS Gaining Ground Despite US-Led Coalition Airstrikes

The U.S.-led coalition has launched several airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) positions in Syria, mainly in and around the town of Kobani near Turkey, where Kurdish fighters captured a strategic hill and brought down the jihadists’ black flag, activists and a Kurdish official said Tuesday.

10/14/2014

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