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US military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight




Arab States Lag in Media War Against Extremists




US political promises against ground troops clash with military realities




ISIS creates police force in northwest Iraq




Islamic State ihadists, looters threaten ancient sites in Iraq, Syria




In US, Growing Skepticism over 'No Boots on Ground' War Plan




About 60,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey from Islamic State advance




Kurdish Peshmerga forces expand ISIS offensive




Interview with Ahmad Chalabi on Islamic State, Iraq and Syria




Kerry sees role for Iran in ISIS war, France joins air campaign




Islamist foreign fighters returning home and the threat to Europe

Testimony to the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats on the threat posed by Islamist foreign fighters returning home to Europe.


France launches airstrikes in northeastern Iraq




US Goal Is to Make Syrian Rebels Viable




US Faces Tough Struggle on Ground to Oust ISIS




French Lower House Approves Bill to Crack down on Jihadists




US Targets IS Training Camp in Iraq for First Time




Islamic State assaults city in Syrian Kurdistan

The border town of Kobane is under siege from the Islamic State, which continues to advance in Aleppo province.


The US launched seven airstrikes against the Islamic State near Irbil, the Haditha Dam, and southwestern Baghdad. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 16 Islamic State fighters in northern Babil and a military commander and four aides near Mosul. The military also said it has launched clearing operations in Rawa and Anah. Prime Minister Abadi ruled out basing US troops in Iraq and questioned the exclusion of Iran from a coalition against the Islamic State.




US airstrikes boost Islamic State, more hostages possible: FBI




US Army Chief Says Ground Troops Will Be Needed Against ISIS