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ISIL takes body blows in Iraq while affiliates grow elsewhere

ISIL 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.
  • News
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Congress

Corker Dour About Islamic State AUMF

Corker 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.
  • Congress
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
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 Newsy
  • World
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Congress

Schiff, Cole Seek To Pressure Boehner on AUMF

Schiff, 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.
  • Congress
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
World

Islamic State seizes village in Iraq's Anbar province

Islamic 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.
  • World
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Congress

Kaine Declares AUMF Still Alive in Senate

Kaine 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.
  • Congress
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Pentagon

New DoD map shows Islamic State losing territory

New 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
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Pentagon

Retired officer: U.S. let ISIS gain foothold in Iraq

Retired 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.
  • Pentagon
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago