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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

August 15th, 2014
07:05 PM ET

How concerned is the U.S. by ISIS?

After forcing millions to flee their homes, U.S. intelligence is now trying to determine just how strong ISIS is.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • National security • Situation Room
August 12th, 2014
07:46 PM ET

U.S. military weighs humanitarian options in Iraq

More than one hundred additional military advisers will be sent to Iraq, Pentagon sources confirm to CNN's Barbara Starr, as they consider new options for humanitarian relief for the Yazidis trapped by ISIS.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Iraq • Military
August 11th, 2014
07:10 PM ET

New rounds of airstrikes in Mt. Sinjar

U.S. airstrikes targeted ISIS units and checkpoints around the Mount Sinjar area. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • Situation Room
August 11th, 2014
07:09 PM ET

U.S. airstrikes push back ISIS

Intense airstrikes have slowed ISIS's advance, but Pentagon officials tell CNN's Barbara Starr it might not be enough.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Terror
August 7th, 2014
07:04 PM ET

U.S. starts aid drop mission in Iraq

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the United States starting humanitarian aid drops in Iraq to help those trapped by ISIS.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • National security • Situation Room
July 29th, 2014
08:07 PM ET

U.S.: Ukraine firing missiles at rebels

U.S. officials say they have observed Ukrainian forces firing short-range missiles near pro-Russian rebel positions. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Russia • Ukraine
July 22nd, 2014
07:07 PM ET

U.S.: Photos implicate Russia in MH17

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the evidence the U.S. says it has that implicates Russia in the MH17 plane crash.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • mh17 • Russia • Situation Room • Ukraine
July 21st, 2014
07:04 PM ET

U.S. sees Russian role in shootdown

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on new intelligence that may help officials uncover what really happened to flight MH-17.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • mh17 • Russia • Situation Room • Ukraine
July 11th, 2014
12:49 PM ET

Hamas rockets reach deeper than ever

Rocket salvos fired from Gaza, now a daily occurrence in many Israeli cities, are reaching targets deep in Israel.

June 30th, 2014
06:33 PM ET

U.S. will send more troops to Iraq

The Pentagon will send a total of 800 troops to Iraq to help the country combat ISIS. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • National security • Situation Room
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