The Pentagon says that it has crushed most of the oil refineries the Islamic State has been using to fund its terrorist activities.
A Syrian Kurdish leader told reporters in Paris on Tuesday that the border town of Kobani is outgunned by the Islamic State group, but that diplomatic efforts to secure U.S. and European weapons have been declined.
The U.S. Justice Department has accused four men of stealing $100 million worth of information from Microsoft Corporation and simulator software used to train Apache attack helicopter pilots.
As the United States steps up its battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), defense leaders on Capitol Hill are raising concerns about a looming shortage in the Tomahawk missile supply, a key offensive weapon that the Navy has deployed against militant strongholds in Syria and elsewhere.
The Obama administration said Tuesday it expects the Secret Service to release more information about how an armed man was able to scale the White House fence and enter the building before being apprehended earlier this month.
A top congressman sent a letter Tuesday demanding the Justice Department investigate last week’s beheading in Oklahoma as a possible terrorist incident, rather than dismissing it as workplace violence.
American and Afghanistan authorities have reached a deal and to allow U.S. troops to remain in the country beyond the end of the year.
A recently declassified Army intelligence assessment warns military personnel about the possibility of an Islamic State attack against them on U.S. soil.
U.S. policy leaders, including President Obama, were repeatedly warned for more than a year by the U.S. intelligence community that the Islamic State terror group was gaining significant strength in Syria and was on the verge of seizing territory deep inside Iraq, where the military was struggling to respond.
The man who jumped over the White House fence and sprinted across the front lawn made it all the way to the East Room before he was apprehended, according to a Washington Post report.
The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore prison for terrorism suspects.
The thousands who’ve amassed in the streets of Hong Kong to rally for democracy have taken up the chant of Ferguson, Missouri, residents, calling out to responding police, “Hands up, don’t shoot,” various media reported.