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Expansion of 'secret' facility in Iraq suggests closer US-Kurd ties




US and Iraqis Try to Fragment Extremist Group




Pakistan Claims Win Against Militants Along Afghan Border, but Enemy Slips Away




Afghan aid is dropping, but how fast is too fast?




Defense Secretary Hagel said the Islamic State poses a threat to the US as well as to Europe and other US allies in the Middle East. The Treasury Department today sanctioned a Lebanon-based Hezbollah technology procurement network with subsidiaries in China and the United Arab Emirates, and yesterday sanctioned a U.A.E.-based petroleum products company and two Syrian front companies for supplying materials to the Assad regime and its weapons program. Matthew Olsen, head of the National Counter-Terrorism Center, is resigning. Newly-released testimony by Gen. Carter Ham, former head of US Africa Command, indicated his view that the second wave of the 2012 attack on the US Mission in Benghazi was carried out by a "well-trained" crew from outside Benghazi.




Hagel suggests Islamic State militants pose threat to US homeland




Holder Urges Europeans to Step Up Antiterrorism Tactics




Is Obama's Foreign Policy Too European?




Europe employs outreach program to rehabilitate Islamist extremists




US team begins destroying Syrian chemical arsenal at sea




US military Africa chief: Chaos in Libya is destabilizing the region




Western help, boosted cooperation behind security successes




The Transportation Security Agency began requiring that electronic devices brought on board US-bound flights will power up, due to fears they may have been turned into bombs. Khairullozhon Matanov, a friend of Boston Marathan bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was accused of lying to the FBI and deleting files on his computer relating to the Tsarnaevs. Recently unsealed documents indicate that Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, of Denver, Colo., was arrested in April as she tried to travel to Syria to join a Tunisian suitor who claimed to be a member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham; she said she wanted to use her military training for jihad.




Europe's fear: Turkey's porous border serves as gateway for ISIS's spread




Story of former militant reveals young Turks attracted by ISIS




US overtakes Saudi Arabia as biggest oil producer




Iraq lacks ability to fly F-16s it seeks, US trainer says




Islamic State Militants Seize Oil Field, Expand Syrian Domain




Obama's Blueprint for Fighting Terrorism Collides With Reality in Iraq




US seeks more security at some foreign airports