U.S. troops in Iraq in combat? Yes and no

by Garth Kant -- [jwplayer 9P3u4pO0] WASHINGTON – Are U.S. troops in Iraq on a combat mission? It depends on who you ask. In a Senate hearing on the administration's plan to fight more…

Iraqi ambassador: Pope a target of ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) Pope Francis will have no additional security when he travels to the predominantly Muslim country of Albania this week, despite reports that the pontiff is a more…

U.S. launches 1st strikes against ISIS in Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD) — A US defence official said American warplanes carried out one air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad and another near Mount Sinjar, in more…

ISIS at America's southern border?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — Militants for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have traveled to Mexico and are just miles from the United States. They plan to more…

Ex-NATO exec: Better to work with Russia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer 782Q0Z2W] A former NATO executive contends the U.S. should try to work with Russia instead of creating a headwind for the remnant of the fallen Soviet Union. more…

ISIS cash flow relies on Turkey

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON -- The cash flow for ISIS appears to depend on Turkey, but international requests for a cutoff probably are going nowhere while the jihadist group keeps control more…

Obama covered Muslim Brotherhood tracks to Benghazi

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Almost immediately following the Benghazi attack, the Obama administration possessed information indicating some Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood participation in the assault, yet the Obama administration kept this critical piece more…