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Obama: U.S. Lacks ‘Complete Strategy’ For Training Iraqis

Obama said the Pentagon is reviewing plans to ramp up training and assistance to the Iraqi forces, but he added there must be full commitment by the Iraqis themselves.

06/08/2015

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Push To Write New War Powers For Obama Stalls In Congress

A move to write new war powers to authorize the Obama administration’s 9-month-old battle against Islamic State militants has stalled in Congress. It might even be dead.

05/18/2015

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Obama: US Must Resist ‘Overreach’ Abroad, Resources ‘Not Infinite’

Obama: US Must Resist ‘Overreach’ Abroad, Resources ‘Not Infinite’

02/06/2015

Mother Discovers Kidnapped 3-Year-Old Son On ISIS Propaganda

The mother of a 3-year-old boy is pleading with Islamic State militants to return her son after she discovers the boy on ISIS propaganda images being circulated online.

12/24/2014

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.  (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

US And Iran Both Striking ISIS, But Deny Any Official Alliance

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.

12/04/2014

Congressman Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., challenged Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Israeli leader said he's "determined to speak before Congress."  (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

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Twitter CEO: ISIS Has Threatened Employees With Death Threats For Blocking Accounts

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.

10/10/2014

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 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: Pentagon Officials Still Have No Name For Military Operation Against ISIS

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

10/09/2014

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.  (credit: ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: US Expecting Help From Turkey Against ISIS

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.

09/22/2014

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.  (credit: Etienne de Malglaive via Getty Images)

Sotloff Family Spokesperson: White House Did Nothing To Help Us

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.

09/17/2014

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