By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Seven years ago this month the Islamic State declared its caliphate, killing thousands in its years-long reign of terror in Iraq and Syria. The group may have lost its territory, but its fighters still plague Iraq. Special Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen…
By Leila Molana-Allen
More than 16 years into the Afghanistan war, the United States and its NATO allies wrangled anew on Thursday over how to meet the need for more troops to counter the resurgent Taliban and help the Afghan forces break a…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Take a look at the room 9/11 built: The operations center at the National Counterterrorism Center aggregates data in hopes that analysts will be able to predict the next terrorist attack. With the advent of “social media intelligence,” answers are…
By PBS NewsHour
The federal government has launched an initiative to counter violent extremism among potential homegrown terrorists. Part of the effort enlists college students to develop an online campaign and social media strategy against ISIS propaganda. NewsHour's Christopher Booker reports.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
The United States is considering slowing its military exit from Afghanistan by keeping a larger-than-planned troop presence this year and next because the new Afghan government is proving to be a more reliable partner, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said…
By Margaret Warner
It was born out of American and British intelligence collaboration in World War II, a long-private club nicknamed the “Five Eyes.” The members are five English-speaking countries who share virtually all intelligence — and pledge not to practice their craft…
Justice Department Ends Investigation on Alleged Use of Torture by CIA…
Margaret Warner wraps her reporting series on the complex security picture in Yemen with a look at the drug qat, the cash crop that is depleting the country's water supply.
In a series of reports from Yemen, Margaret Warner talks to the country's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, about security threats, government corruption and relations with the U.S.
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