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There is growing concern that the al Qaida-linked Khorasan group is continuing to plot against the U.S. in the ungoverned spaces of war-torn Syria.
ISIL, worth close to $1 billion, spends a lot of money to carry out functions it deems necessary for the operation and protection of the "Islamic State."
Sailors from the USS Ross on shore leave in Istanbul were roughed up, taunted and chased back to their ship in an incident that led to the cancellation of leave for all U.S. forces.
Orderly bedlam ensued the night of Nov. 9, 1989, as West Germans chipped away at the wall. Later came the euphoria. (Audio)
In late September, while in Canada to visit his counterpart and other cabinet officials, a month before a tragic and shocking shooting in Ottawa, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said, "I walked within 20 feet of the War Memorial where the member of the military was shot."
On Monday, the agency will celebrate the 55th anniversary of then-President Eisenhower's cornerstone laying of the main building.
The U.S. took strikes Monday night against al-Qaida operatives in Syria, known as the Khorasan Group to disrupt a plot against the United States or Europe.
A new NATO Rapid Response Force will deploy in the Eastern Europe soon to ease growing anxiety in countries bordering Russia --and there's good reason for that, according to JJ Green, WTOP national security correspondent.
Until this week, Kurdish forces were outgunned by the Islamic State fighters, variously referred to as ISIS and ISIL, they're battling near Erbil.
Every day, terrorists trained in Syria and Iraq travel freely back to their homes in Europe and the U.S., and counterterrorism officials can't keep up with all of them.
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