• Nation's travel security chief Pistole to retire Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— John Pistole announced Thursday he is stepping down as chief of the Transportation Security Administration after 4 1/ 2 turbulent years in which the agency sought to balance passenger privacy against safety and stay a step ahead of terrorists looking for cunning new ways to smuggle bombs aboard planes. Pistole warned last month that an al-Qaida...

  • ISIS fear intensifies: Expert     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    Col. Cedric Leighton, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), says the United States' current strategy against ISIS is not working and outlines steps that should be taken to fight the group.

  • Why Turkey refuses to intervene in Kobani     Sunday, 12 Oct 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Kamran Bokhari, Advisor, Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, discusses the heavy fighting in Kobani over the weekend and Turkey's refusal to join coalition-led strikes.

  • Cyber-crooks plot $1 billion bank heist: Report Saturday, 11 Oct 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Europol warns that hackers are targeting global banks, The London Evening Standard reports on Saturday, aiming to steal as much as $1 billion.

  • The one merger that may unleash havoc on the world Saturday, 11 Oct 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    Militant Islamist fighters on a tank take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014.

    The terror group ISIS was birthed from al-Qaeda, and experts in radicalism think the two may fall in with one another again.

  • Nine terror groups gunning for the United States Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    ISIS isn't alone: There are many other terrorist organizations whose goal is to create havoc and strike the West, The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Malcolm Jorgensen, Lecturer, Sydney Law School and United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, says air strikes have helped to retake strategic areas from ISIS.

  • PENPIX-Who runs the militant group Islamic State? Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    BEIRUT, Oct 3- Islamic State, a Sunni Muslim militant group, has seized a third of Syria and large areas of Iraq and this year proclaimed a caliphate across the two countries in the heart of the Middle East. The group, which U.S-led forces are bombing in Iraq and Syria, is made up of thousands of fighters from both countries as well as foreign recruits from around the...

  • Australia authorizes air strikes in Iraq     Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 10:32 PM ET

    On Friday, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Australia will begin air strike missions against ISIS targets in Iraq.

  • Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the streets of northern Raqqa province, June 30, 2014.

    Tufts University renamed its student information portal formerly known as iSIS due to its similarity to the terrorist group.

  • The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken in defense of the country's counter-terrorism strategy, arguing it's been "unfairly categorized", CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Top U.S. officials from the White House, Pentagon and State Department met with representatives from 44 countries and multilateral agencies, including the United Nations and World Bank, to call for implementation of 7- year-old global standards for dealing with deadly epidemics and other health dangers, including biological attacks.

  • ISIS fight widens as UK approves airstrikes Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    Britain's parliament backs PM Cameron and votes to approve airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.

  • Chicago FAA fire ruled arson, ties up air traffic Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:07 PM ET
    A flight board is seen at O'Hare Airport in Chicago, Illinois.

    A fire at an air traffic control center outside Chicago on Friday led to the cancellation of all flights at the city's two major airports.

  • Special Ops grill bitcoin for its terror fight Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    The U.S. military hosted a meeting Monday to find out if so-called cryptocurrencies are being used by U.S. adversaries around the world.

  • ISIS is a threat to the British people says U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, adding that there is a "clear plan" to eradicate the threat, but that the mission is likely to take years.

  • U.K. Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, says Britain must "shoulder its share of the burden" when it comes to ISIS and adds that the government is concerned about potential attacks in the West.

  • Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight, says efforts to cut off financial funding for ISIS is a good strategy and should be followed by further global sanctions.

  • FBI claims to have identified ISIS jihadi John Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    U.S. authorities have identified the militant known as Jihadi John responsible for the beheading of two U.S. journalists and one British aid worker.

  • Is the US fight against ISIS working?     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    James Woolsey, Former Director of Central Intelligence, highlights the problem in the U.S.' strategy against ISIS. He also discusses the effectiveness of air strikes in Syria.