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The Reuters-IPSOS Poll released on Tuesday follows the brutal Islamic State video released last week depicting the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley. But 62 percent of the U.S. adults surveyed said that governments should continue to reject ransom negotiations with terrorist groups regardless of similar threats from kidnappings and executions.   (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘No Just God Would Stand For What’ ISIS Did To James Foley

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the entire world is “appalled” by the brutal death of American journalist James Foley, who was shown in a video released by the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq being beheaded.

08/20/2014

The Reuters-IPSOS Poll released on Tuesday follows the brutal Islamic State video released last week depicting the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley. But 62 percent of the U.S. adults surveyed said that governments should continue to reject ransom negotiations with terrorist groups regardless of similar threats from kidnappings and executions.   (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former CIA Deputy Director: American Journalist’s Beheading Is ISIS’ ‘First Terrorist Attack Against’ US

The former deputy director of the CIA says that the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq is trying to intimidate the United States by releasing the beheading video of American journalist James Foley.

08/20/2014

The Reuters-IPSOS Poll released on Tuesday follows the brutal Islamic State video released last week depicting the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley. But 62 percent of the U.S. adults surveyed said that governments should continue to reject ransom negotiations with terrorist groups regardless of similar threats from kidnappings and executions.   (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Foley’s Family: ‘We Implore The Kidnappers To Spare The Lives Of The Remaining Hostages’

A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

08/20/2014

The Reuters-IPSOS Poll released on Tuesday follows the brutal Islamic State video released last week depicting the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley. But 62 percent of the U.S. adults surveyed said that governments should continue to reject ransom negotiations with terrorist groups regardless of similar threats from kidnappings and executions.   (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Officials: Video Shows Beheading Of American Journalist

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.

08/19/2014

A picture taken on Aug. 15, 2014, shows a general view of damaged buildings in Mleiha on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. (credit: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Assad’s Forces Carrying Out Dozens Of Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

As the U.S. military strikes ISIS militants in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group’s headquarters in the past two days.

08/19/2014

File photo of Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Intel Committee Chair: US In More Danger Now Than Before 9/11 Attacks

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee warns that the United States is in more danger now than before the 9/11 attacks.

08/18/2014

President Barack Obama embraces Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before delivering a speech on Mideast and North Africa policy in the Ben Franklin Room at the State Department May 19, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House: Obama ‘Looking Onwards And Upwards’ In Relationship With Hillary Clinton

The White House said Wednesday that President Barack Obama “is looking onwards and upwards” in his relationship with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton after a public split on foreign policy.

08/13/2014

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki meets with Secretary of State John Kerry (unseen) at the Prime Minister's Office in Baghdad on June 23, 2014. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqi Prime Minister: Entire Region Endangered By ISIS

Fresh from success in Iraq, a Sunni extremist group tried to tighten its hold Wednesday on territory in Syria and crush pockets of resistance on land straddling the border where it has declared the foundation of an Islamic state.

07/03/2014

Iraqi Kurdish forces rest from fighting against jihadist militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on June 29, 2014 in the Iraqi village of Bashir (Basheer), 20 kilometers south of the city of Kirkuk. (credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert: ISIS’ Declaration Of Islamic State ‘Poses A Huge Threat To Al Qaeda’

The al Qaeda breakaway group that has seized much of Syria and Iraq has formally declared the establishment of a new Islamic state, demanding allegiance from Muslims worldwide in a move that could further strain relations with other militant groups.

06/30/2014

President Obama (Photo: Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks $500M to Train, Equip Syrian Rebels

President Barack Obama asked Congress Thursday for $500 million to train and arm vetted members of the Syrian opposition, as the U.S. struggles for a way to stem a civil war that has also fueled the al-Qaida inspired insurgency in neighboring Iraq.

06/26/2014

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