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  • Video depicts beheading of second American journalist

    WASHINGTON Ignoring his mother's plea for mercy, the Islamic State posted a video Tuesday showing the beheading of Steven Joel Sotloff, the second American journalist executed in two weeks by the extremist group in reprisal for U.S. airstrikes against its...
  • An inhumane end to a life devoted to humanity

    An inhumane end to a life devoted to humanity
    Steven Sotloff ventured off to dangerous lands to bear witness. This is what journalists do. We go places — sometimes safe and glamorous, sometimes wretched and disturbing — to watch, listen, report. We tell the stories of others. We try...
  • Terrorism plotter Padilla will get no more than 30 years in prison, feds agree

    Terrorism plotter Padilla will get no more than 30 years in prison, feds agree
    Just days before re-sentencing day for Jose Padilla — the convicted terrorism plotter from Broward County — federal prosecutors agreed they will recommend he face no more than 30 years in prison, court records show. The agreement is the...
  • If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do?

    The Obama administration is reportedly considering airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS. The New York Times quotes "a top national security adviser" to the president as saying the U.S. is "'not going to be restricted by borders' to protect...
  • Ukraine's president seeks a truce; Putin proposes his own plan

    Collapsing Ukrainian government defenses and a growing public hunger for peace have forced President Petro Poroshenko to seek a truce with pro-Russia separatists at a time when the Kremlin-allied militants have the upper hand in the conflict, analysts...
  • Five theories why Islamic State is provoking the U.S.

    Five theories why Islamic State is provoking the U.S.
    It's a little hard to figure out the Islamic State's strategy following its second videotaped execution of an American citizen in less than a month. Over the last two years, the group has shown impressive strategic acumen, growing into the world's...
  • Unified Western policy on kidnappings desperately needed

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Wednesday, Sept. 3: The most horrifying aspect of the execution of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff is the utter inhumanity of it a gruesome beheading captured on video for maximum exposure....
  • US sends mixed messages over potential military operations in Syria

    ISTANBUL The Syrian government on Monday warned the United States against launching unilateral attacks against the Islamic State extremist group on its territory, but Washington said it wouldn't seek the Assad regime's permission to defend American lives....
  • President Obama wise to carefully weigh his options in Syria

    The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday, Aug. 1: The Islamic State is the gravest threat to U.S. security since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It's not a question of if these ruthless militants move...
  • A cautious president, or a careless one?

    WASHINGTON -- In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne...
  • African leaders seek fund to fight militant groups

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - African leaders proposed on Tuesday creating a special fund to combat Islamist militant groups growing in strength from Kenya to Nigeria. African Union (AU) states announced the idea after Nairobi talks on a problem highlighted on...