Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is calling the Islamic State group “an incredibly powerful new threat.”
Father: Son Should Be Executed If He Was Killer Appearing In ‘Jihadi John’ Video Showing US Aid Worker’s Severed Head
A father said his son should face execution if he is proved to be a killer appearing in an Islamic State execution video alongside “Jihadi John” that showed the severed head of American aide worker Peter Kassig.
A Virginia woman charged with lying to federal investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group is scheduled to appear in federal court.
President Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of how the U.S. government responds when American citizens are taken hostage by terrorists overseas, including protocol for how families of those being held captive are kept informed.
A Virginia woman faces a federal charge after being accused of promoting the Islamic State in social media and offering to help an undercover agent get a friend into Syria to join the extremist group.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney believes President Barack Obama was “wrong” for saying that the U.S. would not use ground forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has beheaded Peter Kassig, releasing a video Sunday showing a masked militant standing over the severed head of a man it said was the former U.S. Army Ranger-turned-aid worker, who was seized while delivering relief supplies in Syria last year.
The White House on Sunday confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig.
An Islamic State group video released Sunday purports to show extremists beheading a dozen Syrian soldiers and ends with a militant claiming to have killed U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, the latest slaughter proudly broadcast by the group on the Internet.
As Washington warns of a drawn-out fight against the Islamic State group and the Obama administration looks to send more American troops to help Iraq in the war against the extremists, Baghdad has offered its top war room as a model for a future joint U.S.-Iraqi command headquarters.