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September 25th, 2014
07:20 PM ET

State Dept.: Iraqi leader told me no threat

Deputy Asst. Secretary of State for Iran & Iraq Brett McGurk says he spoke to Iraqi PM to clarify his comments regarding a threat against the U.S.

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Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Iraq • ISIS • National security • State Department • Terror
September 25th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Could al Qaeda group still attack U.S.?

The U.S. struck an al Qaeda offshoot called Khorasan in Syria, but some fear the group will still attack U.S. interests.

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Filed under: al Qaeda • ISIS • Khorasan • National security • Pamela Brown • Terror
September 25th, 2014
06:17 PM ET

Key U.S. ally beheads regularly

Saudi Arabia, an key U.S. ally against ISIS, frequently beheads people for non-lethal crimes. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • International affairs • ISIS • Saudi Arabia • Terror
September 25th, 2014
06:04 PM ET

Can moderate Syrian rebels be trusted?

Drew Griffin exclusively visits a meeting in Syria where moderate groups are coming together in the fight against ISIS.

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Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Drew Griffin • National security • Syria • Terror
September 24th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

Will terrorist hostage-taking increase?

Amid new U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, will terrorists retaliate by taking more hostages? CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Iraq • ISIS • National security • Syria • Terror
September 24th, 2014
06:40 PM ET

U.S. on alert over homegrown extremists

U.S. authorities are concerned about homegrown extremists and lone wolf attacks in the homeland. Pamela Brown reports.

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Filed under: ISIS • National security • Pamela Brown • Terror
September 24th, 2014
06:08 PM ET

Will Egypt join in strikes against ISIS?

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about Egypt's involvement against ISIS.

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Filed under: Egypt • ISIS • National security • Syria • Terror • Wolf Blitzer
September 24th, 2014
05:54 PM ET

Pentagon: Strikes have been 'very lethal'

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby tells Wolf Blitzer how successful the latest strikes against ISIS have been.

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Filed under: ISIS • John Kirby • National security • Pentagon • Syria • Terror • Wolf Blitzer
September 24th, 2014
01:45 PM ET

What life is like inside ISIS stronghold

Brian Todd gets inside accounts of life in Raqqa, Syria, the ISIS stronghold bombed by the U.S. and its allies.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • ISIS • National security • Syria • Terror
September 23rd, 2014
07:03 PM ET

U.S. strikes the Khorasan group in Syria

U.S. airstrikes in Syria also aim at the Khorasan, a group of senior al-Qaeda operatives believed to be preparing attacks.

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Filed under: ISIS • Khorasan • National security • Pamela Brown • Terror
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