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September 11th, 2014
06:55 PM ET

CIA: ISIS has more than 20,000 fighters

The CIA now says there are between 20,000 to 31,500 ISIS fighters operating in Iraq and Syria. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

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Filed under: CIA • Iraq • ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Syria • Terror
September 11th, 2014
05:56 PM ET

White House: Targets identified in Syria

The White House says it has identified ISIS targets in Syria, but not everyone is on board with the President's plan.

September 10th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

Is ISIS planning biological attacks?

Brian Todd takes a look at the information on the "Laptop of Doom" and what it exposes about ISIS' plans for attacks.

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September 10th, 2014
12:32 PM ET

ISIS: Picking up where Al Qaeda left off

Jim Sciutto explains the similarities and differences between these Islamist jihadis.

 

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Filed under: al Qaeda • Iraq • ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Terror
September 9th, 2014
06:40 PM ET

Why is U.S. not targeting ISIS leaders?

CNN's Brian Todd looks at why the U.S. military hasn't specifically targeted ISIS leaders during airstrikes.

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September 9th, 2014
06:29 PM ET

Twitter says they're looking into terror threats

ISIS is targeting Twitter employees for shutting down and suspending their accounts. CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

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Filed under: ISIS • National security • Pamela Brown • Terror
September 8th, 2014
06:46 PM ET

What is Obama's plan to stop ISIS?

As President Obama gears up to reveal the strategy for containing ISIS, Jim Sciutto reports on what is known of the plan.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Terror
September 8th, 2014
06:06 PM ET

ISIS flaunts captured jets and artillery

Brian Todd reports on a new video from ISIS showing what appears to be combat footage and heavy weaponry.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • ISIS • National security • Terror
September 4th, 2014
07:33 PM ET

Do ISIS' videos mirror 'Homeland'?

Do ISIS' slickly-produced videos emulate Hollywood movies? CNN's Brian Todd looked into the terror group's techniques and followed up his report by answering your questions on Twitter.

Here are some highlights from his Twitter Q&A:


Filed under: Brian Todd • National security • Situation Room • Terror
September 4th, 2014
07:27 PM ET

How can the U.S. 'destroy' ISIS?

The United States' strategy to degrade and destroy ISIS may be taking shape. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

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