Keith Broomfield killed: An American from Massachusetts died fighting alongside Kurdish forces fighting ISIS in Syria. How many other Americans are participating?
The group's claims that it wouldn't treat religious minorities in Syria savagely if it comes to power aren't holding up in reality.
Gen. Ray Odierno said in an interview aired today that a massive US military effort in Iraq would defeat the Islamic State – and leave them hanging unless Iraqi politicians changed course.
With the president adding more troops in Iraq against Islamic State, the need for war authorization becomes more necessary. The war's future requires both disciplined thinking and political consensus.
There are troubling signs that training efforts in Iraq haven't been going well. And a lack of US manpower doesn't appear to be the reason.
Egypt's tourism has taken a beating in recent years, and the attack at Luxor's Karnak temple complex, one of its most famous archeological sites, won't help.
The United Nations says ISIS (Islamic State) forces abduct and sell women and girls for as little as 'a pack of cigarettes.'
After years of revolt and turmoil, Egypt is in a period of historic oppression. And world powers like the United States are pretty much OK with that.
America has been groping for a successful strategy in Iraq for more than a decade, but the realities on the ground keep getting in the way.
Iraq's largest northern city was invaded a year ago by Islamic State militants. Today, its repressive rule is intact, and the group is pushing outwards from its territory in Iraq and Syria.
The so-called Islamic State may be getting most of the headlines. But there's another rebel group on the move in Syria, one that works with the US-backed Free Syrian Army, that is also cause for concern.
FIFA's long-serving president stepped down today amid growing revelations about rampant corruption in soccer's governing body. But many key questions remain unanswered, including what this means for World Cups in Russia and Qatar.
ISIS blame game: A host of characters is being blamed for helping to create the Middle Eastern terrorist group known as Islamic State.
The Senate is expected to begin debating the USA Freedom Act as early as Monday afternoon. Yet both privacy advocates who oppose NSA phone records collection and security hawks object to the bill for different reasons.