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  • Obama, Qatar's emir express solidarity to defeat IS

    President Barack Obama and Qatar's leader say they are committed to defeating Islamic State militants, despite what the president is calling the "extraordinary challenge" of stabilizing Syria. Obama made a show of solidarity with Qatar by hosting Emir...
  • Rights group says 1,500 sites of Syrian air attacks

    Human Rights Watch said Tuesday it has identified nearly 1,500 sites where the Syrian government has carried out indiscriminate air attacks over the past year using barrel bombs and other improvised weapons that have killed or injured thousands of people....
  • S. Korean spy chief says teenager joined Islamic State group

    A teenager who went missing in Turkey last month is probably the first known South Korean to join the Islamic State group, officials said Tuesday. The director of South Korea's National Intelligence Service, Lee Byung-kee, told legislators in a closed-...
  • Pentagon chief convenes counter-IS meeting, lauds strategy

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter convened an extraordinary war council Monday on Iraq's doorstep six days after taking office, gathering military and diplomatic leaders to discuss the Obama administration's oft-criticized strategy for countering the...
  • Former U.N. ambassador rallies crowd at Deerfield synagogue

    Former U.N. ambassador rallies crowd at Deerfield synagogue
    More than 500 people came to Deerfield to hear about potential solutions to a number of world problems — and from the sound of their applause to many points made by former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a lot liked what they heard. Bolton touched on...
  • New defense chief re-examines the strategies behind Obama's wars

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter used his first overseas trip as the Pentagon's new chief to re-examine the strategies and tactics behind President Barack Obama's wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. Staking out independent...
  • Turkish military enters Syria to evacuate troops, tomb

    Hundreds of Turkish troops backed by tanks took part in an overnight operation into neighboring Syria to evacuate dozens of besieged soldiers guarding an Ottoman tomb and remove the remains amid fears the shrine was threatened by Islamic State militants....
  • Understanding Islamic State and its End-of-Days vision

    Understanding Islamic State and its End-of-Days vision
    What is Islamic State, exactly, and what's the best strategy to destroy it? Buckle up. Congress is finally approaching an overdue and surely contentious debate on whether to give American presidents new legal authority to demolish this murderous foe....
  • Yemen port city of Aden seethes with separatist fervor

    Yemen port city of Aden seethes with separatist fervor
    A replica Big Ben still looks down on the harbor. Queen Victoria casts a dour gaze from her bronzed throne in a patch of green fronting the port. But this onetime jewel of the British empire has fallen onto hard times -- and now seethes with sedition as...
  • New Pentagon chief convenes unusual counter-IS meeting

    New Pentagon chief convenes unusual counter-IS meeting
    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter convened an extraordinary war council Monday on Iraq's doorstep six days after taking office, gathering military and diplomatic leaders to discuss the Obama administration's oft-criticized strategy for countering the...
  • Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov implicitly accused the United States on Monday of violating U.N. principles by bombing Syria, occupying Iraq "under false pretenses" and manipulating a Security Council mandate to destroy and create chaos in Libya....