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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...
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.
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.
Europol warns that hackers are targeting global banks, The London Evening Standard reports on Saturday, aiming to steal as much as $1 billion.
The terror group ISIS was birthed from al-Qaeda, and experts in radicalism think the two may fall in with one another again.
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.
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...
On Friday, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Australia will begin air strike missions against ISIS targets in Iraq.
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.
Britain's parliament backs PM Cameron and votes to approve airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.
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.
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.
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.
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.