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.
The United States needs to maintain a military presence in the Middle East after the battle against the Islamic State to block Iran’s attempt to carve out a land corridor connecting Tehran to the Mediterranean, according to a new report by two prominent Washington think tanks.
U.S.-backed forces fighting in Syria have transitioned military operations from the newly liberated city of Raqqa to a series of Euphrates River Valley towns, where Islamic State militants are expected to mount their last stand in the war-torn country, a Pentagon official confirmed Monday.