ANALYSIS: ISIS 'caliphate' facing collapse but fallout could reach the West
As Mosul continues to fall to members of Iraq's U.S.-backed special forces, ISIS’ so-called caliphate faces collapse. For the people of Asia, Europe and the United States, however, the terrorist organization is likely to remain a threat. ISIS controls less than a square mile of land in Mosul right
How Trump's Middle East trip may have alienated a key counterterror ally
President Trump said Thursday that his first trip overseas has given him “renewed hope that nations of many faiths can unite to defeat terrorism , a common threat to all of humanity.” But his time in the Middle East may have done more to deepen one of the region's main religious divides and
Over 90% of People in the World Live With Air Pollution Above WHO Limit
Over 90 percent of the world's population lives in areas with levels of air pollution that exceed the World Health Organization 's limits, the group said today in what the WHO described as its most detailed report on global outdoor air pollution ever published. While the WHO’s standards for air
House Leader Nancy Pelosi Addresses the Democratic National Convention
Standing with the Democratic Women on the House, she declared "when women succeed, American succeeds."
US-Led Coalition Hitting ISIS 'Harder Than Ever,' Obama Says
Obama added that his administration continually reassesses its strategy to fight ISIS, not only against trained extremists on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, but also in the U.S. homeland against radicalized followers.
Inside the Russian Pilot Rescue Operation
The Russian Defense Ministry released details today about the 12-hour operation its military conducted to rescue a fighter pilot shot down by Turkish forces inside Syria yesterday. According to a timeline released by Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy, the attack on the Russian warplane came at 10:24 a.m.
Vladimir Putin Calls Turkish Attack on Russian Fighter Plane a 'Stab in the Back
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Turkey of a “stab in the back” and warned of “serious consequences” after Turkish military jets today shot down a Russian fighter plane close to the border between Syria and Turkey. The Russian Su-24 jet was hit by rockets fired from Turkish F16s as it
Who Are the Turkmen ?
The downing of a Russian fighter plane Tuesday near the border between Syria and Turkey has thrust the Turkmen into the international spotlight. One of the Russian pilots plummeted on to land claimed by Syria’s Turkmen. The plane was hit by Turkish F16s while it was conducting airstrikes on
Afghan President During US Visit: 'We Die, But We Will Never Be Defeated'
Ashraf Ghani discusses the security of his nation and the importance of the partnership with the United States.
President Obama and NATO Look to Counter ISIS Threat and Vladimir Putin
European countries to put more sanctions in place against Russia as ceasefire deal reached in Ukraine.