ISIS

Hagel: ISIS A Well-Funded 'Incredibly Powerful New Threat'  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel: ISIS A Well-Funded ‘Incredibly Powerful New Threat’

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is calling the Islamic State group “an incredibly powerful new threat.”

11/20/2014

An Islamic State militant stands on the rubble of houses after a Syrian warplane was reported shot down by ISIS forces. (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

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.

11/19/2014

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Va. Woman Charged in Terror Case Due in Court

A Virginia woman charged with lying to federal investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group is scheduled to appear in federal court.

11/19/2014

File photo of a prisoner in handcuffs. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Orders Review Of Government Response To Overseas Hostages

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.

11/18/2014

File photo of a person using Facebook. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Virginia Woman Charged With Lying About Terrorism

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.

11/17/2014

Mitt Romney delivers remarks during a "CoMITT to the Comeback" rally for Michigan republican candidates on Oct. 2, 2014 in Livonia, Mich. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘We Now Have Terrible Visions Being Shown On TV’ Due To Obama’s Mistakes On ISIS

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.

11/17/2014

A flag of the Islamic State (IS) is seen on the other side of a bridge at the frontline of fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Islamist militants in Rashad, on the road between Kirkuk and Tikrit, on September 11, 2014. (credit: JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Beheading Of Kassig By ISIS Is ‘Act Of Pure Evil’

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.

11/17/2014

Ed Kassig attends a vigil for their son, aid worker Peter Kassig at Butler University October 8, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

US Review Of IS Video Confirms American’s Death

The White House on Sunday confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig.

11/16/2014

Ed Kassig attends a vigil for their son, aid worker Peter Kassig at Butler University October 8, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Video: Islamic State Group Beheads US Aid Worker

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.

11/16/2014

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.   (credit: Gokhan Sahin/Getty Images)

Baghdad Anti-ISIS War Room Opens For Lengthy US Fight

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.

11/14/2014

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