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U.S. counter-terrorism strategy faces uphill battle

On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the terrorism prognosis grows more ominous each year as organizations like ISIL expand and grow smarter.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 07:13am EDT

Tags: terrorism, ISIL, Isis, Matthew Olsen, j.j. green, Sept. 11

Report: key suspect behind Foley beheading emerges

London Sunday Times says British authorities are zeroing in on journalist James Foley's killer.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 09:19am EDT

Tags: James Foley, Isis, ISIL, London Sunday Times

ISIL establishes billion-dollar enterprise

Until this week, Kurdish forces were outgunned by the Islamic State fighters, variously referred to as ISIS and ISIL, they're battling near Erbil.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 11:26am EDT

Tags: ISIL, Isis, jj green, Iraq

Western countries struggling to keep tabs on terrorists

Every day, terrorists trained in Syria and Iraq travel freely back to their homes in Europe and the U.S., and counterterrorism officials can't keep up with all of them.

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 04:44am EDT

Tags: ISIL, Iraq, terrorism, jj green

Expert: More troops signals lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq

The Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it's planning to deploy 200 more U.S. combat troops to Iraq, prompting one military expert to predict that this is likely the start of "an expanded American role" that could increase to "a few thousand" more Americans on the ground before it's over.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:12pm EDT

Tags: Brookings Institution, Iraq, ISIL, Barack obama, war, Michael O

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