ISIL takes body blows in Iraq while affiliates grow elsewhereISIL takes body blows in Iraq while affiliates grow elsewhereEven as the Islamic State takes body blows in Iraq from a U.S.-led coalition, the extremist group's arms are extending elsewhere around the world.Congress
Corker Dour About Islamic State AUMFCorker Dour About Islamic State AUMFSenate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker struck a dour tone Tuesday about his panel taking up a measure to authorize the Islamic State conflict.World
How far does ISIL reach?How far does ISIL reach?ISIS has taken credit for a terrorist attack in Afghanistan. But how much physical presence does ISIS have outside it's loose borders? Video provided by NewsyCongress
Schiff, Cole Seek To Pressure Boehner on AUMFSchiff, Cole Seek To Pressure Boehner on AUMFTwo senior Republican and Democratic House members are urging their colleagues to pressure Speaker John Boehner to hold a floor vote on a measure authoring the war against the Islamic State.World
Islamic State seizes village in Iraq's Anbar provinceIslamic State seizes village in Iraq's Anbar provincePolice and local official sources say, Islamic State militants gained ground in western Iraq on Wednesday, overrunning another village near the capital of Anbar province in a dawn raid.Congress
Kaine Declares AUMF Still Alive in SenateKaine Declares AUMF Still Alive in SenateA House leader's opposition to a White House force-authorization resolution will not derail work on a new measure in the Senate, says a key Foreign Relations Committee member.Pentagon
New DoD map shows Islamic State losing territoryNew DoD map shows Islamic State losing territoryPentagon officials released a map Monday showing Islamic State militants have lost about 25 percent to 30 percent of the territory they held at their peak of power last August.Pentagon
Retired officer: U.S. let ISIS gain foothold in IraqRetired officer: U.S. let ISIS gain foothold in IraqWhen the last troops left Iraq on Dec. 18, 2011, following several years of drawdowns, al-Qaida was defeated — but it was never destroyed, says retired Army Col. Peter Mansoor.