While Western prisoners get all the attention, thousands more have been snatched by ISIS
"This failure is not the fault of the soldiers ... the mistake was that of the military leadership, they failed," said an officer
The House approved the measure authorizing the training plan until Dec. 11. It was attached to a stopgap spending spill also expected to pass.
The jihadists that beheaded James Foley were willing to barter him for a 42-year-old neuroscientist
The president's confidence rings as hollow as George W. Bush's
A Sotloff family spokesman said the Islamic State paid up to $50,000 to rebels who told the militant group the 31-year-old journalist had entered Syria
The jihadist will be defeated by its own brutality against the people who might otherwise be their allies
Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said it's difficult to keep track of all Americans who have trained with ISIS fighters
"As our op (operational) tempo and as our activities have intensified, so, too, has the cost," an official says.
Islamic State militants and their supporters "have demonstrated the intent and capability to target American citizens overseas," an official said
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Islamic State's capture of Soviet planes at Syrian airbase more a propaganda than military coup
"ISIL gunmen then yelled insults at the remaining prisoners, lined them up in four rows, ordered them to kneel and opened fire"
Russia urged Western and Arab nations to overcome their distaste of the government in Damascus and engage with it to fight the hardline insurgents