Wars and Military Conflicts Terrorism

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    The loss of Palmyra represents one of the biggest setbacks for the ultra-hardline Islamist group since it declared a caliphate in 2014.

  • A view of the ancient town of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Syrian Government's army is fighting with ISIS militants for control of the heritage site.

    Syrian government forces recaptured Palmyra on Sunday, state media and a monitoring group said, inflicting a significant defeat on Islamic State.

  • Three new terror suspects were charged in Brussels, prosecutors said, amid widening fears about new attacks.

  • In addition to the death of Haji Imam this month, the Pentagon confirmed the killing of another top leader. NBC News reports.

  • John Kerry

    Two Americans were killed in Tuesday's suicide bombings in Brussels, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

  • French Police and a forensic expert stand at the entrance of an apartment building after a raid in Argenteuil, a suburb in northern Paris, France, March 25, 2016 following the arrest of a French national suspected of belonging to a militant network planning an attack in France.

    France's interior minister said a Frenchman has been arrested in the "advanced stages" of a plot to attack that country.

  • An officer from the Transportation Security Administration checks travel documents for passengers traveling through Reagan National Airport.

    While it's impossible to value safety, how much would it cost to expand U.S. airport security to the level of other countries — and who would pay for it?

  • Belgium lowers security alert level

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest from Brussels where officials have lowered the terror alert by one level.

  • Terror and tragedy

    The terror attack in Belgium shook Europe to the core. How will this event impact open borders, safety abroad, and safety here? And what measures should be taken to prevent more attacks from happening? We talk to Ian Bremmer of Eurasia Group and Michael O’Hanlon from the Brookings Institution.

  • Terror's money trail

    House of Representatives' Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), and David Phillips of the Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights, discuss how terror groups like ISIS are funding their activities.

  • EU politicians respond to Brussels attacks

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Brussels about the criticism of Belgian security forces and the responses from EU politicians in the aftermath of the terror attacks on Tuesday.

  • Belgian troops control a road leading to Zaventem airport following Tuesday's airport bombings in Brussels, Belgium, March 24, 2016.

    European intelligence and law enforcement agencies are too fragmented to tackle terrorist threats, former U.S. Navy officer Malcolm Nance says.

  • DOJ committed to provide assistance to Belgium

    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks about the administration's support for the victims of Tuesday's attacks in Brussels.

  • Definitive connection between Paris and Brussels attacks

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Brussels with the latest information on Tuesday's attacks including police saying that there is a definitive connection between these attacks and the attack in Paris at the Bataclan.

  • An image from the video posted on YouTube, purported to be from Anonymous.

    Activist hacker group Anonymous is calling for people to stand up against discrimination as part of its fight against Islamic State after Brussels.

  • TSA agents

    The Brussels attacks represent a new terrorist strategy that will be challenging for law enforcement to tackle, former TSA official Chad Wolf says.

  • CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks to Belgian Liberal Party’s Olivier Alsteens, after the Brussels terror attacks, on securing public spaces.

  • How many ISIS fighters are there?

    Malcolm Nance, retired U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer in Naval Cryptology, discusses the unpredictability of an ISIS-enabled attack.

  • Keeping checkpoints safe

    Former TSA Administrator Chad Wolf discusses “behavioral detection” at airport security, and preventing another terrorist attack.

  • Offense against terrorists

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports from Silver Spring, Maryland, on protecting public citizens and keeping secure rail and transit systems.