The memo comes as the U.S. is set to withdraw all troops in Afghanistan, where ISIS and al Qaeda are rooted, and said parts of West and East Africa were susceptible to terror groups.
Although the Taliban said they would not monopolize power in the region, they insist that a peace deal will not be reached until a new government is negotiated.
"We're glad that they're doing what they're doing," a Defense Department official said of the Taliban fight against ISIS, "because it mirrors and parallels what we're trying to do for our counterterrorism mission."
Gallagher explained that his team also planned to "do medical scenarios" on the detainee "until he died," to prevent ISIS soldiers from torturing him to death.
A Ugandan man detonated explosives in a suicide bombing on Sunday in the eastern town of Beni, a city occupied by both U.N. peacekeepers and the Congolese army in recent years.
"We must step up the action taken by the coalition, increasing the areas in which we can operate," said Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio.
As violence in Afghanistan increases amid U.S. and NATO troop withdrawal, the country's Hazara ethnic group are arming themselves against what they anticipate will be a war for control between factions competing for control.
The Biden administration should immediately review whether there is any legitimate basis for continuing to detain Omar Ameen, a resettled Iraqi refugee in the U.S., who has roots and a family with four children in Sacramento, or to continue to push for his deportation.
The suspect allegedly said that if he couldn't join ISIS in the Middle East, he'd commit an attack in the U.S. on the group's behalf.
Russia said the U.S. convoy had taken a route "without prior notice" as friction over deconfliction efforts grows between Washington, D.C., and Moscow.
Rear Admiral Marc Aussedat, the head of a task force that features the Charles de Gaulle nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, said reconnaissance flights are being carried out to help French forces on the ground observe the Islamic State and that weapons will be used if needed.
Tannab Raslan, which was available on the local Asia TV as a special during the Ramadan holy month, followed Iraqi celebrity guests and invited them to a "charity event" that turned out to be a staged ambush by actors playing militants.
Russia's embassy in Washington tweeted that the U.S. presence in Syria was "primarily illegal."
The Afghan president expressed his reservations about the U.S. troop withdrawal
Seth Jones, a senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., raised concerns about chaos following a post-withdrawal from Afghanistan that ISIS might take the opportunity to seize.
The general said that Iraq needs the U.S. support "to continue the fight against ISIS."
"I'm just a big teddy bear," Edward Schimenti reportedly said in court before he was sentenced to over 13 years in prison on Friday for attempting to provide cell phones to ISIS that he believed would be used to explode bombs in terrorist attacks.
Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, links the similarities between the two "cult-like" groups.
Carpenter believed he was sharing translated materials with an ISIS affiliate. In reality, he was sharing them with an undercover FBI agent.
The couple wanted to fight against the Taliban, U.S. troops and other "illegitimate" authorities in Afghanistan. If they couldn't, they planned to kill Americans in the U.S. instead.
Prosecutors argued that Akayed Ullah, 31, has not been met with the appropriate punishment for an attempted suicide bombing beneath a Times Square subway station in December 2017.
Rather than highlight the plight of Assyrians and other Christian groups in the Middle East, Pope Francis' visit may end up worsening their situation.
Speeches that fan the flames of violence and hatred can only create distrust between individuals and in our institutions.
A camp in Syria hosting family members of ISIS fighters has experienced a wave of murders, the U.N. said.
The U.S. Embassy called the attack on a Baghdad market that killed more than 30 people "reprehensible."
Canada's public safety minister said decisions on "ideologically-motivated violent extremists" are being discussed following Capitol attack.