Experts say violent extremism has grown since the Sept. 11 attacks and poses a greater global threat today than it did 17 years ago.
Senior U.S. officials warned the Russian and Syrian governments Tuesday against chemical weapons use in Syria as forces allied with its President Bashar Assad prepare for an offensive on a rebel stronghold.
High level meetings in Washington between senior U.S. and Turkish officials concluded Wednesday without an apparent resolution to the case of a detained American pastor.
Vice President Mike Pence is threatening NATO ally Turkey with economic sanctions over a detained American pastor held on terror and espionage charges.
The United States is designating a Shiite militant group in Bahrain as a foreign terrorist organization to ramp up pressure on Iran.
The National Security Agency says it is deleting call records after “irregularities” caused the agency to collect records it was not authorized to receive.
In the years following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the young cleric Moqtada al-Sadr burst onto the scene as a renegade champion of poorer Shiites, leading militant fighters who carried out deadly attacks on American forces and were notorious for sectarian killings against Sunni Muslims.
From their outpost on Iraq’s westernmost edge, U.S. 1st Lt. Kyle Hagerty and his troops watched civilians trickle into the area after American and Iraqi forces drove out the Islamic State group.
The top U.S. general in the coalition fighting the Islamic State group has pledged American troops would remain in the northern Syrian Kurdish town of Manbij despite Ankara’s demands for a U.S. pullout.
Local officials say thousands of people, mostly men and teenage boys, remain missing in the wake of Iraqi victories against the Islamic State group.