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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
07:43 PM ET

American jihadis' Minneapolis connection

Two close friends from a high school near Minneapolis were both killed fighting for extremist groups overseas. CNN's Ted Rowlands reports.


Filed under: National security • Ted Rowlands • Terror
August 28th, 2014
07:29 PM ET

New video of U.S. suicide bomber

He was a normal American man from south Florida, but when video appeared of him blowing himself up for al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, he shocked the world. Now, new video has surfaced of Moner Mohammad Abusalha, the American suicide bomber, and CNN's Tom Foreman explain what insight it gives us inside homegrown terrorists.


Filed under: National security • Terror • Tom Foreman
August 28th, 2014
07:18 PM ET

ISIS recruiting fighters from Minnesota?

U.S. officials have identified a second man who may have been killed fighting along ISIS terrorists - and there has been a recent rise in the number of radicalized Americans heading overseas to fight for jihadist organizations. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: National security • Terror
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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Filed under: National security • Terror
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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