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October 29th, 2014
06:34 PM ET

Gen. Odierno: Russian flights 'concerning'

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno tells Wolf Blitzer that Russia flying planes without any communication is 'concerning'. Full story

Unusual Russian flights concern NATO
An unusual uptick in the size and scale of Russian flights in European airspace has raised concerns for NATO officials.

October 29th, 2014
05:40 PM ET

ISIS slaughters 45 Iraqi tribesmen

ISIS boasts about slaughtering 45 Iraqis after a U.S. airdrop to their tribe. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

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October 28th, 2014
06:10 PM ET

U.S. troops ordered into Ebola quarantine

U.S. troops are in quarantine after returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa. Barbara Starr Reports. Full story

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • Ebola • Health • West Africa
October 21st, 2014
05:54 PM ET

ISIS says it seized arms dropped by U.S.

ISIS claims to have captured weapons and supplies from a U.S. airdrop, which was intended for the Kurds fighting ISIS.

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October 14th, 2014
06:28 PM ET

Is U.S. strategy against ISIS working?

With airstrikes only doing so much damage to ISIS, is the U.S. about to change its strategy? Barbara Starr reports.

October 13th, 2014
05:52 PM ET

ISIS just 8 miles from Baghdad airport

ISIS now controls 80% of Anbar province, and is getting close to the Baghdad airport. Barbara Starr reports.

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September 19th, 2014
07:16 PM ET

ISIS forces seize 60 villages

CNN's Barbara Starr reports that ISIS forces have taken over 60 villages in northern Syria.

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September 17th, 2014
06:37 PM ET

Airstrikes in Syria on the way?

President Obama visited the U.S. Central Command, which is planning the current airstrike campaign in Iraq.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Barbara Starr • Iraq • ISIS • National security • Syria
September 16th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

Will U.S. use ground troops against ISIS?

Barbara Starr reports that the U.S. has begun conducting its first offensive airstrikes southwest of Baghdad.

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September 4th, 2014
07:27 PM ET

How can the U.S. 'destroy' ISIS?

The United States' strategy to degrade and destroy ISIS may be taking shape. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

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