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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Islamic State Accepts Boko Haram’s Allegiance Pledge

Learn more about the apparent terror alliance.

March 13, 2015

ISIS Panic Is Ebola 2.0

Despite what cable news would have you believe, ISIS is far from an existential threat to the U.S.

February 25, 2015

Obama Splits Muslim Faith From Terrorism At Extremism Conference

Why you won’t hear the term ‘Muslim extremism’ at President Obama’s terrorism conference.

February 18, 2015
Photo: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, pictured in Cairo on November 8, 2014, said his country reserved the right to punish IS as he called a meeting of security chiefs and declared seven days of mourning (AFP/Khaled Desouki)

Egypt Strikes Libya Jihadists After Beheadings Video

Egypt has opened a new front in the fight against ISIS.

February 16, 2015

Boehner Says Obama’s Military Authorization Request Falls Short

Congressional Republicans are taking aim at President Obama’s request to authorize war against ISIS.

February 16, 2015

Kayla Mueller’s Islamic State Captivity Was Different, In Both Life And Death

Questions remain over Kayla Mueller’s ordeal.

February 11, 2015
Photo: This handout photo courtesy of the Mueller family and the office of US Senator John McCain shows Kayla Mueller (L) and her mother Marsha (AFP)

White House Doubts Mueller Killed By Airstrike

The White House is pushing back against IS’ account of Kayla Mueller’s death.

February 10, 2015
Jordanian Queen Rania (C) holds a sign during a demonstration on February 6, 2015 in Amman to express solidarity with the pilot murdered by the Islamic State group

IS Claims U.S. Woman Killed In Coalition Raid On Syria

IS claims that a coalition airstrike killed an American woman on Friday.

February 6, 2015
A pilot with the Royal Jordanian Air Force preparing to taking off after a scramble exercise, May 12, 2014 (AFP/Ssgt Brigitte N. Brantley)

Jordan Warplanes Strike IS After Pilot Murder

Jordan has launched new strikes against IS, after vowing ‘all-out war’ against the terrorists.

February 5, 2015
Photo: Activists carry posters with a portrait of the Jordanian pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh, who was captured by IS militants, during a rally calling for the release of Al-Kassasbeh, in Amman on February 3, 2015 (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)

IS Claims To Have Burned Jordanian Pilot Alive

The Islamic State has released a video purportedly showing Maaz al-Kassasbeh being burned alive.

February 3, 2015

Families Plead For Release Of Islamic State Hostages As Deadline Passes

As another reported deadline passed, the fate of two IS hostages remains unknown.

January 29, 2015
Image grab taken off a video on January 20, 2015, reportedly released by the Islamic State allegedly shows Japanese hostages Kenji Goto (L) and Haruna Yukawa (R) with a black-clad militant brandishing a knife at an undisclosed location

IS Threatens To Kill Japan Hostages, Tokyo Vows Not To Give In

Learn more about the latest IS hostage crisis.

January 20, 2015
A flag of the Islamic State (IS) is seen in Rashad, Iraq, on September 11, 2014

Pro-IS Hackers Seize U.S. CENTCOM Social Media Accounts

CENTCOM’s social media accounts appear to have been hacked by a pro-jihad group.

January 12, 2015

In Iraq, Displaced Christians Gather For A Somber Christmas

The holiday provides no break in the danger to Iraqi Christians.

December 25, 2014

Kurdish Fighters In Iraq Make Headway In Battle Against Islamic State

Peshmerga forces are winning major victories in the fight against IS militants.

December 19, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, December 9, 2014 (AFP Photo/Jim Watson)

Kerry Calls For New Three-Year War Powers To Fight IS

Find out what else Secretary Kerry had to say about the fight against IS.

December 10, 2014

Intelligence Gap Poses Major Challenges In U.S.-Led Air War Against Islamic State

U.S. spy agencies are struggling to stay on top of intelligence about Syria.

November 17, 2014

Obama Approves Sending 1,500 More Troops To Iraq

Additional troops and advisors will be sent to Iraq to fight IS militants.

November 7, 2014

On The Road To Endless War

On the road to endless war…

November 3, 2014

Iraq Kurd Fighters Leave Base For Syria Deployment

Military trucks were spotted departing from the base northeast of Kurdish regional capital Arbil, presumably headed toward the Syrian battleground Kobane.

October 28, 2014

We Have Much To Learn About Homegrown Jihadists

How can we stop young Americans from turning to radicalism?

October 27, 2014

Islamic State Making Millions Despite U.S. Bid To Halt Money Flow

Is there any way to stop the flow of cash supporting ISIS?

October 24, 2014

U.S.-Led Strikes Kill More Than 500 Militants In Syria

Get the latest updates on the war against ISIS.

October 23, 2014

Some Senate Candidates Seize On Terrorism As Campaign Issue

The politics of fear are back in a big way.

October 13, 2014

U.S. Intensifies Airstrikes Near Syrian City Of Kobani, But Is Not Working With Militia

The U.S.-led coalition is focusing on pounding Islamic State strongholds with air strikes in a Syrian border city to prevent it from falling to the militants.

October 8, 2014