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Will The Latest ISIS Beheading Move Britain To Tougher Action?

The beheadings of American journalists galvanized U.S. public opinion, pushing Obama toward war. The same thing may happen to Cameron.<p>Hours after the …

U.S. makes first Islamic State airstrike in Iraq

WASHINGTON—The U.S. military on Monday said it conducted its first airstrike in Iraq as part of an expanded mission announced last week by President …

Peshmerga

Vote on war against ISIS? Don't be silly

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Borger: In topsy-turvy world of Washington, parties doing their best to avoid Congress vote on ISIS<br>• Republicans suing Obama for overuse of authority yet giving him a free pass on military action<br>• Democrats fear a congressional vote's impact on midterms, conflicted on presidential …

U.S. Mission to Destroy ISIS Doesn’t Faze Extremists

The U.S. is shoring up support across the Middle East for its mission to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), but the …

Middle East

Syria crisis: At least 200 killed in one day, group says

The staggering death toll from the Syrian conflict has grown even further as at least 200 people were killed Tuesday, an opposition group said.<p>About 60 of them were killed in regime air strikes, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.<p>Well over 190,000 people have died in Syria in the …

Fear of ISIS Triggers Double Threat to Checks and Balances

Whatever you may think of the harms carried out by the group referred to as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the fear of ISIS is now creating a double threat to our system of checks and balances. We now have a Congress so anxious to avoid tough votes that it is ducking any decision on …

Political Science

Islamic State steps up anti-US propaganda with calls to attack Times Square

Online propaganda videos and messages posted by Isil supporters encourage "lone wolf" attacks against numerous US tourist destinations and details how to make homemade pipe bombs<p>The Islamic State (Isil) has encouraged “lone wolf” attacks by extremists equipped with homemade pipe bombs on Times …