The debriefing was as vicious as you’d expect it to be, the Navy commander methodic in his dissection of one of the greatest failures in military history. The massive loss of life and strategic capabilities were inevitable once the officers of history’s greatest military force allowed large sections of the region to “develop into a safe haven” for lawlessness and terrorism, “the perfect environment to allow a rebellion to grow.”
As the Trump administration winds down the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Iran is gearing up to expand its territorial gains in the region, stoking concern among U.S. allies and partners.
Pro-ISIS internet channels are calling for the assassination of President Donald Trump’s son, Barron, and have shared personal details of the child’s life on its social media networks, including the address of his school, according to a media monitoring organization.
Most of the 18 regional branches or affiliates of the Islamic State and al Qaeda terrorist groups have been suppressed, contained, or placed under pressure from global counterterrorism efforts, according to the U.S. Special Operations Command.
The ISIS terror group is threatening to launch terror attacks on the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, according to a disturbing new graphic that warns of a “terror filled New Year” released on the terror group’s online propaganda network.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning liberal cartoonist drew a cartoon last week depicting the National Rifle Association with literal blood on its hands and being responsible for bloodshed surpassing any caused by Islamic terrorists.
The Department of Homeland Security knew of and interviewed the suspect in Tuesday’s New York City terror attack, which left eight dead, back in 2015, according to law enforcement officials.
U.S. forces in Libya captured one of the suspects in the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed four Americans, the White House announced Monday.