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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 27th, 2014
06:18 PM ET

ISIS growing stronger, more capable

As the Obama administration weighs airstrikes against ISIS terrorists in Syria, officials are concerned at the jihadist group's growing strength, impressive tacticts and "uncanny" discipline. Brian Todd reports on ISIS becoming stronger and more capable.

Brian also took to Twitter to answer your questions on ISIS. Here's a recap.
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Filed under: National security • Terror
August 26th, 2014
07:26 PM ET

Americans joining ISIS in fight in Syria

After an American man was killed fighting with ISIS in Syria, there are new reports that other Americans are joining the lethal terror group. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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August 22nd, 2014
11:25 AM ET

Uncovering intelligence from ISIS video

Tom Foreman analyzes ISIS video showing the death of journalist James Foley to see what intel can be gleaned from it.


Filed under: National security • Situation Room • Terror • Tom Foreman
August 22nd, 2014
11:21 AM ET

Sen. Chambliss: ISIS coming to U.S. Soil

Sen. Saxby Chambliss says the brutal terror group poses a direct threat to America.


Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Iraq • National security • Situation Room • Syria • 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
August 19th, 2014
07:46 PM ET

ISIS terrorists behead American

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.

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August 19th, 2014
07:40 PM ET

New questions about Ferguson police tactics

After protests were marred by violence and a tough police crackdown Monday, there are new questions about the tactics used by authorities and whether or not they are appropriate. CNN's Brian Todd investigates.

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Filed under: Ferguson • National security • Politics
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 14th, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Calls in Congress to demilitarize police

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the criticism of the "militarization" of American police, illustrated in Ferguson, Missouri.


Filed under: Brian Todd • National security
August 12th, 2014
07:35 PM ET

ISIS leader: "See you guys in New York"

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.

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Filed under: International affairs • Iraq • National security • Terror
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