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US police struggle to uncover threats on social media




Senior Kurdish rebel leader warns Iraq must stay united to defeat 'savage' ISIS




No Way Out for Iraqis Who Helped US in War




US prepares to ramp up transfers from Guantanamo




Countering Cyberattacks Without a Playbook




Karzai aide: Taliban Supreme Leader Mullah Omar is in Karachi city of Pakistan




The US and partner nations yesterday carried out 12 airstrikes in Syria and 10 in Iraq against the Islamic State. The Obama administration is reportedly seeking to reduce the current number of Guantanamo detainees, 132, to under 100, so that a law barring the transfer of detainees to the US can be revoked. Secretary of State Kerry cited "huge progress" in reducing the detainee population. The results of the Army's investigation into the disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from his post in Afghanistan have been forwarded to an Army general for disposition of the case. The FBI urged law enforcement personnel to be vigilant around two Mississippi River bridges in Memphis, Tenn. after an anonymous threat of Islamic State terrorism was received.




Police play cat and mouse with online jihadists




Over 1,000 Islamist militants killed in US strikes in Syria: monitor




US to accept thousands of Syrian refugees for resettlement




FAA drone approvals bedeviled by warnings, conflict, internal e-mails show




The US and partner nations carried out 10 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and 12 in Syria today. Fifteen airstrikes were conducted by the US and partners in Iraq and Syria against the group on Dec. 19, and 13 more took place over the weekend of Dec. 20-21.




US firm finds malware targeting visitors to Afghan government websites




UN removes former Somali warlord from sanctions list




The US transferred Guantanamo detainees Mohammed Zahir, Abdul Ghani, Khi Ali Gul, and Shawali Khanto to Afghanistan, at the request of Afghan president Ashraf Ghani. The Afghan government is not required to further detain the four men.




The good news in 'Afghanistan's Marshall Plan'




Over the past two days, US and partner nations have carried out 10 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria and 16 against the group in Iraq. Officials claimed that US airstrikes have killed over 1,000 Islamic State fighters, as well as a number of senior and mid-level commanders, since mid-November in Iraq and Syria. About 1,000 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne will start deploying to Iraq in January to help Iraqi troops battle Islamic State forces. The Army has finished its investigation into the disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Berghdahl from his base in Afghanistan, but has not disclosed the results.




Killing top ISIS leaders won't cripple group: experts




US backed talks between jihadi clerics and ISIS in effort to save hostage's life




UN: More reports of children crucified, beheaded and stoned to death by Islamic State