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  • US should kill as many ISIS fighters as possible, Pataki says

    ALBANY, N.Y. George Pataki, the former three-term New York governor considering a run for president, said the U.S. should send troops to Iraq to confront Islamic State militants. The 69-year-old has joined a chorus of Republican hopefuls calling for...
  • Why Obama deserves the bulk of the blame for Iraq

    Why Obama deserves the bulk of the blame for Iraq
    Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees. The great 60-nation anti-Islamic State group coalition so grandly proclaimed by the Obama administration is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it's the defense minister of Iran who flies into Baghdad, an unsubtle...
  • Fabled ruins, artifacts of Palmyra, Syria, fall into hands of Islamic State

    Fabled ruins, artifacts of Palmyra, Syria, fall into hands of Islamic State
    Islamic State militants have entered the museum in the captured Syrian city of Palmyra, but there was no immediate word about the fate of precious artifacts or of the fabled ruins outside town, Syria’s antiquities chief said Thursday. The...
  • US sanctions Iraqi airline as Iranian front in scheme to buy planes

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration announced new sanctions Thursday against Iraq's Al-Naser Airlines, but not before Iran's blacklisted Mahan Air had used the Iraqi company as a front to acquire several jetliners and even make a bold attempt to buy...
  • Palmyra latest archaeological site to fall into hands of Islamic State

    Palmyra latest archaeological site to fall into hands of Islamic State
    Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast's most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran the historic Syrian desert town of Palmyra, seizing control Thursday of its temples, tombs and colonnades within hours. The...
  • Islamic State's legion of foreign fighters

    Islamic State's legion of foreign fighters
    One day this April, instead of coming home from school, two teenagers left their valley high in the Caucasus, and went off to war. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a 20-year-old stole her friend's passport to make the same hazardous journey. From New...
  • Congress largely silent on unfolding Islamic State crisis

    WASHINGTON Senators were so eager to put their imprint on the Iran nuclear deal that 47 Republicans wrote a letter about it to that country's leaders before any deal has been finalized. But when it comes to the deteriorating situation in Iraq, there is...
  • UK man found guilty of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq

    A London court has found a British man guilty of making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007. Anis Abid Sardar, a 38-year-old taxi driver, was accused of assembling bombs in Syria that were planted on the western outskirts of...
  • Australia to revoke citizenship of Australian-born jihadis

    Australia plans to strip citizenship from Australian-born children of immigrants who become Islamic State fighters in its crackdown on homegrown jihadis, a minister said on Thursday. The government wants to change the Citizenship Act to make fighting for...
  • Bin Laden papers include loving notes, terrorist application

    Bin Laden papers include loving notes, terrorist application
    Documents swept up in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound portray a leader cut off from his underlings, disappointed by their failures, beset by their complaints and regretting years of separation from much of his extensive family. Focus your...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Sixteen questions Hillary Clinton should answer

    As her campaign for the presidency kicked off, Hillary Clinton managed to go 27 days without answering a question from the press. On Tuesday, she broke that streak. Here are a few questions reporters might want to ask the next time she decides to give her...