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One of the e-mails ISIS sent James Foley's family warned they wouldn't stop until "we quench our thirst for your blood." CNN's Brian Todd reports on the horrific messages the terrorist group sent the American journalist's family.
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.
American freelance journalist James Foley is reported to have been beheaded by ISIS, in a gruesome video posted online. CNN's Brian Todd looks back at his life and his work.
Are the latest round of airstrikes against ISIS an expansion of the U.S. mission in Iraq? CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
CNN's Gary Tuchman joins U.S. forces as they deliver humanitarian aid to Yazidis trapped by ISIS on the Sinjar Mountains.
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.
While U.S. airstrikes in Iraq have damaged the ruthless terrorist group known as ISIS, there are fears it may also be elevating the status of their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - and turning his attention towards Western targets. CNN's Brian Todd profiles the mysterious figure, aiming to inherit the mantle of Osama bin Laden.
As the U.S prepares to send more advisers to Iraq, there are new concerns that the U.S. is entering the murky waters of "mission creep." CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on the growing number of U.S. troops on the ground in the war-torn country.