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A ‘generational’ fight against ISIS?

President Obama’s top military advisors say the battle against ISIS may be a problem that could last through the next generation. Alex Wagner talks …

U.S. Credibility and the Anti-ISIS Coalition

Terrorism<p>Max Boot / Sept. 16, 2014<p>A<p>Last week a congressman asked me: Should I support President Obama’s anti-ISIS strategy even though it is likely …

Fight the Islamic State in Iraq? Sure. In Syria? Not So Much

<b>Iraq was once seen as the wrong</b> war; now, it has become the more palatable one. In its place is Syria, which has become the pariah nation at the core …

Is This a New War on Terror?

Twelve counterterrorism thinkers weigh in on how we should we classify the “light-footprint” president’s new military campaign.<p>Barack Obama entered the White House vowing to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and transformed his predecessor’s “global war on terror” from a sweeping boots-on-the …

Why the United States Will Never Defeat ISIS

More on:<p>Defense and Security<p>Military Operations<p>Terrorism and Counterterrorism<p>On the eve of the Iraq War in 2003, while commanding the 101st Airborne …

This Week: Mobilizing to Counter ISIS

More on:<p>United States<p>Diplomacy and International Institutions<p>Israel<p>Egypt<p>Middle East and North Africa<p><b>Significant Developments</b><p><b>Syria.</b> French President …

Questions arise over how Turkey got Islamic State to release hostages

Questions emerged Saturday over what, if anything, Turkey gave up in exchange for 49 mostly Turkish hostages who were released by Islamic State militants in Syria after being held for more than three months.<p>The hostages, who were taken from a Turkish consulate in Mosul, were released after …

Middle East

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone's 6 million residents hunkered down in their homes and avoided public places as a rare three-day lockdown in the Ebola-ravaged country continued Saturday.<p>Only security officials and people with government passes are allowed out during the weekend.<p>Some 30,000 health workers and …

White House intruder was carrying a knife, court document says

The White House intruder who jumped a security fence on Friday and got inside the presidential mansion was carrying a knife, according to the criminal complaint obtained by Fox News and contrary to initial reports that the man was unarmed.<p>According to the complaint filed in federal court, …