Islamic State

ISIS Broadens Recruitment For Women, Professionals To Build New Society  (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic State Recruits Broadly, Not Just Fighters

The three teenage girls from Colorado swapped Twitter messages about marriage and religion with recruiters for the Islamic State group, then set out for Syria with passports and thousands of dollars in stolen cash. Authorities intercepted them in Germany, then returned them to their families without criminal charges.

12/16/2014

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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

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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

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

George W. Bush says he was surprised to learn that Saddam Hussein didn’t believe the former U.S. president would take military action against Iraq in 2003. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bush Says He Was Surprised Saddam Hussein ‘Didn’t Believe’ US Would Invade

President George W. Bush says he was surprised to learn that Saddam Hussein didn’t believe the former U.S. president would take military action against in 2003.

11/07/2014

The retired American general in charge of coordinating the U.S.-led coalition's fight against Islamic State militants is urging allies to do more to combat the group's extremist ideology.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

US General Urges Arab Allies To ‘Deny Legitimacy’ Of ISIS

The retired American general in charge of coordinating the U.S.-led coalition’s fight against Islamic State militants is urging allies to do more to combat the group’s extremist ideology.

10/27/2014

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)

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Say ISIS Threat Very Important

Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America’s partners step up their contribution to the fight.

10/24/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘Irresponsible’ Not To Aid ‘Valiant’ Kurds Against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to “valiant” Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be “irresponsible” and “morally very difficult” not to support them.

10/20/2014

President Barack Obama says he will begin pressuring leaders of other countries to do more in the fight against Ebola. (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: World Not Doing Enough to Fight Ebola

President Barack Obama says “the world is not doing enough” to fight Ebola.

10/14/2014

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Hillary Clinton: ISIS More Powerful Than Al Qaeda Ever Was

The former Secretary of State warns that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is the most dangerous terror group Americans have ever faced.

10/09/2014

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