The brutal murder of journalist James Foley has opened a fierce debate over whether ransoms should be paid to free kidnapped citizens. Here is the official US government view, argued by David S. Cohen, US Under Secretary for Terrorism and Finance Intelligence
From Osama bin Laden to top Hamas brass, targeted killing as a weapon of war is on the rise
The killing without trial of “collaborators,” including women, in Gaza City remind Israelis who they are fighting, says Marc Schulman
Extending military action to Syria is the only way to defeat IS, says chairman of the joint chiefs of staff
A new study links abusive relationships and eating disorders to reading the BDSM novel
The U.S. effort against Islamic State thus far has been relatively limited
The elephant digestion process allegedly brings out the flavor of coffee beans.
A new memo raised concerns that U.S. officials participating in the challenge could be viewed as playing favorites with charity money