General: Russia is seeking to counter U.S. diplomatic influence by stoking conflict in Syria even as it portrays itself as an arbiter in the civil war.
A dispute between the US and the UK is brewing over what to do with Islamic State foreign fighters captured on the battlefield.
Britain's defense secretary says two captured ISIS extremists who grew up in England should never be allowed to return to their home nation.
Many of the Americans who left to join ISIS wound up coming back because "life in jihadist-held territory did not live up to their expectations."
A former ISIS recruiter dodged a 53-year jail sentence from a judge who said she couldn't slam him for the havoc he never got a chance to unleash.
With ISIS defeated, the reconstruction of Iraq begins. No one expects the U.S. to fully fund it, but the U.S. can help Sunni nations with the heavy lifting.
The U.S. needs a strategic policy in dealing with the complex situation in Syria. Defeating ISIS was the easy part; now, the difficult part begins.
The dream of a Kurdish state remains uncertain. The Kurds have benefited from significant upgrades in equipment from the United States, as well as from the experience of working with U.S. advisers.
The brazen attack on worshipers at an Egyptian mosque early Friday showed the ability of the Islamic State's regional affiliates to inflict death and exact revenge.