Islamic State

Corbyn: U.S. Should Have Arrested al-Baghdadi

United Kingdom Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said Wednesday that American forces should have arrested Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during their raid on his compound last month, rather than letting the terrorist mastermind kill himself.

Trump’s Dog Meme Has Media Howling

President Donald Trump's Wednesday tweet of a photoshopped image depicting him giving a military dog a medal elicited outrage and a slew of credulous reporting about the meme's origins.

Attn: Tulsi Gabbard: Assad Is America’s Enemy

The congresswoman's defense of the Butcher of Damascus is not only shameful, but also factually inaccurate

In defending Bashar al-Assad, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has lost all credibility, if she ever had any, to discuss human rights and to define America's national security interests.

From Caliphate to Insurgency: ISIS Is Not Going Away

The U.S. must keep its military boot on the terrorist group's throat

ISIS flagIn any war, the enemy gets a say in when the fighting stops. The Islamic State made clear on Wednesday that it is not done fighting the United States, nor the wider civilized world.

U.S. Says Redirects Syria Funds as Allies Pony Up $300 million

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Friday it will redirect $230 million in frozen funding away from Syria and had raised $300 million from coalition partners for recovery efforts in areas retaken from Islamic State militants in northeast Syria.