Islamic State fighters come from 70 countries, analysis shows

Apr 20, 2016

Islamic State fighters come from 70 countries, analysis shows

Fighters from more than 70 nations have joined the ruthless Islamic State group, researchers said after examining thousands of records. The treasure trove came from an IS defector who handed over 11,000 personnel files to the U.S. television network NBC, although more than half ...

Despite troubling signs, Obama says Islamic State on defensive

Apr 14, 2016

Despite troubling signs, Obama says Islamic State on defensive

President Barack Obama claimed progress Wednesday in the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State group, even as political turmoil in Iraq and renewed violence in Syria threatened to jeopardize hard-fought gains. During a rare presidential visit to CIA headquarters, Obama said it had been ...