A U.S. Army veteran was recently arrested on charges that he plotted a coordinated terrorist attack on behalf of the Islamic State against civilian targets and military installations in Kansas City.
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled late Wednesday that he would defer to President Trump’s administration to determine whether the United States is still engaged in “active hostilities” against al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their affiliates and has the right to hold prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay military facility.
A leading European counter-terrorism official is facing criticism after claiming that the Muslim Brotherhood and Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, are not terrorist groups.
American-led coalition forces fighting in Iraq and Syria have killed more than 60,000 Islamic State jihadists over the past two years, the commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command announced Tuesday.
The deputy assistant to President Donald Trump condemned the Obama administration Monday for refusing to mention religion in its counterterrorism strategy, particularly when dealing with the Islamic State.
President Trump responded to his critics who claim his travel ban goes too far by releasing a list of terror cases that involve suspects who traveled to the U.S. from the seven countries listed in his executive order.
After President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing a 90-day travel ban on the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, a federal judge blocked it, arguing there have been no terrorist-related arrests in the United States since September 11, 2001 of individuals from the countries targeted. The judge’s claim was incorrect.
Chelsea Clinton took to Twitter on Tuesday to express her outrage at a CNN interview with Rep. Sean Duffy (R., Wis.), who said terror attacks carried out by the Islamic State pose more of a threat than those conducted by white terrorists.
A U.S. military program dedicated to countering Islamic State propaganda disseminated across the internet is having little impact due to incompetent operators and inaccurate data, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The Pentagon inspector general concluded in a report released Wednesday that senior officials at the U.S. Central Command did not falsify intelligence related to operations against the Islamic State.