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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.

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.

September 1st, 2014
07:09 PM ET

Militia pool party at the U.S. Embassy?

U.S. officials are evaluating a video that allegedly shows members of a Libyan militia jumping into a pool at the Embassy.


Filed under: International affairs • Libya • Situation Room
September 1st, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Donetsk residents weary of shelling

The people of Donetsk, in Eastern Ukraine, struggle to go on with their lives because of the constant shelling.


Filed under: Diana Magnay • International affairs • Situation Room • Ukraine
August 29th, 2014
07:21 PM ET

The women of ISIS, joining reign of terror

As ISIS tightens its brutal grip on vast stretches of Iraq and Syria, women are playing an active role in its reign of terror. CNN's Brian Todd has been looking into that.

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Filed under: International affairs • National security • Terror
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 28th, 2014
07:38 PM ET

Does Obama have a strategy for ISIS?

Pres. Obama was slammed by critics after saying, "We don't have a strategy yet," on Syrian airstrikes. In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, White House press secretary Josh Earnest follows up and explains what the President was trying to say.


Filed under: International affairs • Interviews • President Obama • Terror
August 22nd, 2014
07:12 PM ET

Foley's family received chilling ISIS e-mails

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.

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Filed under: International affairs • Terror
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
August 19th, 2014
07:49 PM ET

Who was American beheaded by ISIS?

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.

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Filed under: International affairs • National security • Terror
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