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Ash Carter said on Friday that the group's top finance officer and several other top figures were likely killed.
Four A-10 Thunderbolt II attack planes and two AC-130 Spectre gunships pounded the trucks as they clustered near a town close to the Iraqi border.
ISIS cannot be beaten from the air while the iron lung pumping oxygen into it -- the Assad regime -- is left to do its worst. Legitimate governance -- not war -- is the ultimate cure for a Syrian illness rapidly becoming a regional and global contagion. Yet without an effective, surgical intervention of a kinetic variety, the patient has no hope of surviving.
TEL AVIV -- The Islamic State is here to stay for the long-term, if not indefinitely, and the coalition should accordingly give up on pretensions to "degrade and destroy" ISIS. Instead, we should focus on containment, providing humanitarian aid for refugees and civilians and establishing a no-fly zone to stop indiscriminate killing of civilians and destruction of what remains of infrastructure in Syria.
WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - An Islamic State chemical weapons expert was killed in a coalition airstrike last week near
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON Nov 8 (Reuters) - U.S. air strikes destroyed an Islamic State convoy near the Iraqi city of Mosul but
Older Americans -- perhaps drawing on the memory of earlier conflicts -- were more likely to anticipate having to make sacrifices
Heavy weapons fire was audible, and authorities blocked off the road towards the border. "The situation has intensified since
Obama told NBC he wished he could get "a vacation from the press" but admitted the golf game was a bad decision. He emphasized