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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 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
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
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 11th, 2014
11:58 AM ET

"The most effective and ruthless terrorist organization in the world"

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the group known as ISIS that now calls itself the Islamic State, is employing the most brutal tactics of any terror group. What is this unknown group that is now under fire from U.S. airstrikes?


Filed under: International affairs • Terror
August 8th, 2014
07:04 PM ET

ISIS military capacity raises concern

ISIS militants might be among the best equipped jihadist groups in the world. CNN's Pamela Brown reports.


Filed under: Iraq • National security • Pamela Brown • Situation Room • Syria • Terror
July 11th, 2014
12:51 PM ET

Could ISIS make a 'dirty bomb?'

According to Iraq's government, terrorist groups seized almost 90 pounds of uranium from Mosul University.


Filed under: National security • Pamela Brown • Situation Room • Terror
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