Islamic State militants
Iranian airstrikes were conducted against ISIS militants in Iraq over the past week, showing Tehran’s growing military role against the Sunni extremists, and exposing that the U.S. and Iran have a common goal despite no acknowledgement of an alliance from either country.
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.
Twitter’s CEO says that ISIS militants have used personal death threats against him and the company’s staff in response to the shutting down of the Islamic State’s accounts.
America’s newest military campaign against Islamic State militants intensified this week but a major problem remains for the Pentagon: the operation has no name
The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.
Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff’s friend says the U.S. government did nothing to assist his family in their dealings with Islamic State militants’ demands for ransoms – including government threats and bullying over attempts to buy him out the terrorists’ demands.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said that President Obama’s Wednesday address needs to show that his foreign policy is more than “not to be Bush,” reiterating that Obama needs to “instill fear and respect” with terrorist organizations.
Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said that ISIS is a regional threat and expressed concern that congressional members like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would use the Islamic militant group “as an excuse” to send ground troops to Iraq and Syria.
Tech companies drafted plans to scrub the web after a grisly video showing the beheading of an American journalist by Islamic State militants — and implemented them this week after a second killing, a Silicon Valley insider said Wednesday.
Former CIA deputy director Mike Morell tells “CBS This Morning” that the U.S. needs to respond to the recent ISIS killings of Americans journalists, saying that the U.S. needs a plan to use airstrikes and troops on the ground in Syria to defeat the Islamic State militants.