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The retired American general in charge of coordinating the U.S.-led coalition's fight against Islamic State militants is urging allies to do more to combat the group's extremist ideology.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

US General Urges Arab Allies To ‘Deny Legitimacy’ Of ISIS

The retired American general in charge of coordinating the U.S.-led coalition’s fight against Islamic State militants is urging allies to do more to combat the group’s extremist ideology.

10/27/2014

An explosion is seen as smoke rises on the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobani near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian border, as seen from the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Kutluhan Cucel/Getty Images)

House Intel Committee Chair: Conflict With ISIS Will Last Decades If US Doesn’t Put Special Forces On Ground

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee warns that if the U.S. does not put Special Forces on the ground in Iraq and Syria, then the conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will last decades.

10/26/2014

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.  (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

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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.

10/24/2014

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.

10/24/2014

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.

10/24/2014

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

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