United States To Step Up Airstrikes, Ground Raids Against Islamic StateDefense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that the U.S. plans to step up its attacks against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, possibly escalating American action on the ground.
Bush Links Clinton To Rise Of Islamic StateRepublican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will step up his criticism of Hillary Rodham Clinton and her tenure as secretary of state on Tuesday, arguing in a speech on foreign policy that the Democratic front-runner shares in the mistakes that he says led to the rise of the Islamic State.
Obama: U.S. Lacks 'Complete Strategy' For Training IraqisObama 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.
Islamic State Suicide Attacks In Iraq's Anbar Kill 17 troopsAs Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State militants struck first, unleashing a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 17 soldiers.
Iraq Announces Launch Of Operation To Drive ISIS Out Of Western Anbar ProvinceIraq has announced the launch of an operation to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) out of the western Anbar province, where the extremists captured the provincial capital earlier this month.
Clinton: I See 'No Role Whatsoever' For US Ground Forces In IraqDemocratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees "no role whatsoever" for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants.
Donald Trump: 'This Country Is A Hellhole'Billionaire Donald Trump continues to tease a potential presidential run.
Jeb Bush: 'I'm Not Gonna Be In The Witness Protection Program'Bush also told those during a business roundtable at Pease International Tradeport that he will not hide from his family's name.
500 Dead In ISIS Killing Spree In RamadiIslamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody purge Monday after capturing the strategic city of Ramadi.
White House: Ramadi Capture By Islamic State A 'Setback'Islamic State forces have captured the key Iraqi city of Ramadi after fierce fighting.
Iraqi Officials Believe Saddam's Top Deputy KilledHe was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives.