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January 6, 2019
Contradicting Trump, Bolton says no withdrawal from Syria until ISIS contained, Kurds' safety guaranteed
President Donald Trump's national security adviser sought to reassure allies Sunday that the United States would be methodical about withdrawing...
January 6, 2019 - 3:40pm
December 31, 2018
Trump says US troops are 'slowly' being sent home from Syria
President Donald Trump on Monday, Dec. 31, continued to defend plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria but asserted they are being sent home...
December 31, 2018 - 11:43am
December 24, 2018
'Very telling' that Trump didn't know his own anti-ISIS point man, former official says
WASHINGTON - In a May 2017 Pentagon briefing, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was flanked by perhaps the two most important U.S. officials coordinating...
December 24, 2018 - 11:08am
December 23, 2018
COMMENTARY: We succeeded in Syria. Now it's time to leave.
The day Donald Trump became commander in chief, he immediately made the effort to destroy the reprehensible Islamic State caliphate in Syria...
December 23, 2018 - 5:18pm
April 30, 2018
Islamic State suicide bombing kills 25 in Kabul, including at least 9 journalists
KABUL, Afghanistan - Just after 8 a.m. Monday, April 30, a familiar boom filled the air and rattled windows across the Afghan capital. Local news photographers, reporters and cameramen grabbed their gear and rushed to cover the latest suicide bombing in a long and bloody conflict....
April 30, 2018 - 12:44pm
January 24, 2018
Strike on Islamic State killed up to 150 militants, US military says
U.S. forces conducted a series of strikes in far eastern Syria that killed as many as 150 suspected Islamic State militants, the U.S. military...
January 24, 2018 - 3:26pm
January 22, 2018
'We are in your home': After losses, ISIS steps up campaign to inspire attacks
The man with the Islamic State scarf appears to be playing a kind of jihadist peekaboo. In the photo, he hides his features behind the terrorist...
January 22, 2018 - 7:38pm
Opinion: Preparing our Middle East partners to fight their own battles
FORT POLK, La.—In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland, the U.S. Army is applying the...
January 22, 2018 - 8:30am
October 17, 2017
US-backed force claims capture of Islamic State's de facto Syrian capital Raqqa
BEIRUT - U.S.-backed forces in Syria claimed Tuesday they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa, suggesting an end to the militants' presence in their most symbolically important stronghold. Talo Silo, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF,...
October 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
September 19, 2017
The 5 countries where people click most on ISIS propaganda
LONDON - Who looks at Islamist extremist content online? A new study released Tuesday by the Policy Exchange think tank based in London, whose reports often inform government policy in Britain, ranked the top consumers of propaganda produced by the Islamic State, by country of origin,...
September 19, 2017 - 4:32pm
September 14, 2017
U.S. citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria
WASHINGTON - An American citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria surrendered to U.S-backed forces earlier this week, U.S. officials said...
September 14, 2017 - 1:55pm
September 2, 2017
Guest Opinion: After the Islamic State is defeated, should Trump leave some U.S. troops in Syria?
WASHINGTON—As the U.S.-led coalition accelerates its campaign to destroy the Islamic State's remaining strongholds in Syria, the Trump...
September 2, 2017 - 7:30am
August 9, 2017
Opinion Column: Trump finally starts winning - by copying Obama
WASHINGTON-- President Trump appears to have found himself a new national security adviser. His name is Barack Obama. Recent days have brought evidence of two foreign policy successes for the Trump administration:
August 9, 2017 - 7:30am
July 14, 2017
Pentagon says head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed
WASHINGTON - The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was killed in a strike on the group's headquarters in Kunar province earlier this week, the Pentagon said on Friday, July 14. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement that other members of the Islamic State...
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
July 5, 2017
Guest Opinion: The crumbling ISIS caliphate
TABQA, Syria—The Islamic State's headquarters in this city at the western gateway to Raqqah has been crushed like a sand castle by American...
July 5, 2017 - 9:30am