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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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Filed under: Barbara Starr • ISIS • National security • Terror
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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Filed under: Barbara Starr • ISIS • Syria • Terror
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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Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • ISIS • National security
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.

September 2nd, 2014
11:59 AM ET

What could be up Kim Jong Un's sleeve?

Barbara Starr explores the possible reasons why CNN was granted rare interviews with American detainees in North Korea.

August 28th, 2014
07:41 PM ET

Ukraine: "Full-scale invasion" by Russia

U.S. officials say 1,000 Russian troops have entered Ukraine as Ukrainian military slam Russia for a "full-scale invasion." CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Russia • Ukraine
August 20th, 2014
07:52 PM ET

U.S. attempted rescue of hostages in Syria

The Obama administration announced that earlier this summer, U.S. forces had attempted to rescue kidnapped journalist James Foley and others - but their efforts failed. CNN's Barbara Starr has more.

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Terror
August 20th, 2014
07:44 PM ET

New U.S. airstrikes in Iraq

A day after ISIS posted a propaganda film that shows the beheading of an American journalist, the U.S. pounded the terrorist group with a new round of airstrikes. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Terror
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