The U.S. military commander who leads the new task force operating in Iraq and Syria used the term “Daesh” to describe the Islamic State group for the first time on Thursday during a Pentagon briefing.
Special operations forces’ three most recent attempts to rescue American hostages failed. Some believe Islamic extremists have gone to school on U.S. tactics — and the classroom is the American media.
President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fix Russia’s economic woes within two years by diversifying away from its heavy reliance on oil and gas and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover.
A former Marine who killed six family members and himself this week had been denied claims for new benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, including a claim for traumatic brain injury.
U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Iraq have killed three top leaders of the Islamic State group in the past month and a half.
Critics said Thursday that Sony Pictures’ decision to cancel a movie release in the face of cyberattacks directed by North Korea will encourage more costly attacks, and a top Senate Republican laid the blame squarely on the Obama administration.
Federal investigators have connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea, even as the studio on Wednesday canceled the scheduled Dec. 25 release for “The Interview” amid a terrorist threat that had prompted most of the top U.S. cinema chains to pull plans to show the film.
Months before President Obama announced on Wednesday that he is seeking to do away with decades of U.S. economic sanctions against the communist regime in Cuba, Russia concluded a security deal with Havana aimed at bolstering intelligence and military ties to the island dictatorship.
Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet. But the country Washington suspects is behind a devastating hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has managed to orchestrate a string of crippling cyber infiltrations of South Korean computer systems in recent years, officials in Seoul believe, despite North Korea protesting innocence.
Just weeks after announcing a deal to install a Wi-Fi network from China’s Huawei Technologies at their 85,000-seat stadium, the Washington Redskins are moving in a different direction.
A Veterans Affairs psychiatrist cleared former Marine Bradley Stone of suicidal or homicidal tendencies just a week before he went on a killing spree, slaying six others and then taking his own life.
One of the U.S. Army’s giant surveillance blimps will rise to 10,000 feet above Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland on Friday for a three-year test. A second aircraft will begin testing in January.