U.S. Special Operations Command has privately pressed the staff of the nation’s highest-ranking military officer to include in his upcoming National Military Strategy a discussion of the Sunni Muslim ideology underpinning the brutality of the Islamic State group and al Qaeda.
Soft-spoken socialist Jeremy Corbyn is the antithesis of Donald Trump. But the British politician — resoundingly re-elected leader of the opposition Labor Party on Saturday — is riding the same wave of anti-centrist sentiment that’s propelling the brash U.S. Republican presidential candidate.
The U.S. military’s top office confirmed Thursday that Islamic State operatives launched a chemical attack against Iraqi forces and their American military advisers positioned outside the group’s Iraqi stronghold of Mosul.
The young Muslim woman’s face is framed by a modest headscarf as she lays out flowers on the beachside promenade, a day after an Islamic State-inspired terrorist mowed down Bastille Day revelers in mid-July.
President Bashar Assad rejected U.S. accusations that Syrian or Russian planes struck an aid convoy in Aleppo or that his troops were preventing food from entering the city’s rebel-held eastern neighborhoods, blaming the U.S. for the collapse of a cease-fire many had hoped would bring relief to the war-ravaged country.
Refugee fraud is “easy to commit” and much tougher to detect, Homeland Security officials acknowledged in an internal memo made public by members of Congress.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters on Thursday that ceding U.S. control of the internet to foreign governments is essentially a form of limited government.
The nominee to lead the U.S. Strategic Command warned Congress this week that China and Russia are rapidly building space warfare capabilities and the United States is lagging behind in efforts to counter the threat.
Homeland Security said Thursday it will begin deporting illegal immigrants back to Haiti, six years after the process was severely curtailed in the wake of a devastating earthquake there.
The United States and Russia are taking their differences over the conflict in Syria to new heights, after trading ferocious allegations of duplicity and malfeasance at the United Nations Security Council.