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Obama Speaking

Obama: ‘Our Focus Will Be On Empowering Local Communities’ To Combat Terrorism

The summit President Barack Obama is addressing Wednesday on the threat of violent extremism is not the summit he envisioned.

02/18/2015

ISIS Terrorist

White House Criticized Referring To Beheaded Coptic Christians As ‘Egyptian Citizens’

The White House is being criticized for its statement over the beheadings of nearly two dozen Egyptian Coptic Christians at the hands of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-affiliated group in Libya.

02/17/2015

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Political Consultant: ‘War On ISIS’ Will Be Campaign Slogan If Subject Still Relevant In 2016

The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria could potentially play a role come in the 2016 presidential election.

02/17/2015

Rand Paul Speaking

Rand Paul: I Blame Hillary Clinton For Rise Of ISIS

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is blaming former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Middle East.

02/12/2015

Photo of Kayla Jean Mueller. (credit: CBS News)

Friends: US Woman Taken Hostage By ISIS Was Determined To Get To Syria

Friends say the American woman taken hostage by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants was determined to get to Syria and learned Arabic so she could perform aid work and advocate for causes in the Middle East.

02/12/2015

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US Intel Officials: 20,000 Foreign Fighters Streaming Into Iraq, Syria To Join Terror Groups

Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria and Iraq in unprecedented numbers to join the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or other extremist groups, including at least 3,400 from Western nations among 20,000 from around the world, U.S. intelligence officials say in an updated estimate of a top terrorism concern.

02/11/2015

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Obama in Draft War Authorization: Islamic State ‘Poses Grave Threat’

In a letter dated Thursday, President Barack Obama asked Congress to authorize a U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State.

02/11/2015

Photo of Kayla Jean Mueller. (credit: CBS News)

CBS News: Intel Community Believes Kayla Mueller Given As Bride To ISIS Fighter

CBS News reports that the U.S. intelligence community believes that Mueller was given as a bride to an ISIS fighter.

02/11/2015

Obama To Send ISIS War Powers Request To Congress  (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Send ISIS War Powers Request To Congress

The White House sought to narrow differences with members of Congress on Tuesday on President Barack Obama’s widely anticipated request for legislation approving the use of U.S. military force against Islamic State fighters in the Middle East.

02/10/2015

Photo of Kayla Jean Mueller. (credit: CBS News)

Parents Confirm American Female Aid Worker Held Hostage By ISIS Has Died

The parents of American aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller — who was held captive by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria since August 2013 — have confirmed she has died.

02/10/2015

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