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Obama to hold meeting on foreign fighters joining Islamic State

Aug 28, 2014

Obama to hold meeting on foreign fighters joining Islamic State

President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of the UN Security Council next month on the threat posed by foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said, amidst reports that another American jihadi has died in Syria fighting for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). #White House #World #Barack Obama #Terrorism #Syria #President Obama #Jay Carney #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Drone Strikes #Jihadists #kurdish #Mosul #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq
US drone strike in Pak's northwestern tribal region kills 11 militants

Jul 19, 2014

US drone strike in Pak's northwestern tribal region kills 11 militants

A US drone fired several missiles at a sprawling compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing eleven militants, two Pakistani intelligence officials said. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #US drone #Pak #militants #US drone strike #northwestern Pakistan
US drone strike kills 13 in Pak Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan

Jul 16, 2014

US drone strike kills 13 in Pak Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan

The official said there had been reports of Taliban militants moving to Zoi Saidgai from Miranshah and Mir Ali, the other main town in the area, after the start of the army operation. #World #US #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #North Waziristan #militants #Pakistan Taliban #Drone Strikes
US drone strike kills 13 in Pak Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan

Oct 01, 2014

Intelligence gaps in air campaign

US military chiefs are grappling with significant intelligence gaps as they bomb Syria and Iraq, according to officials. The Pentagon is also operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those president Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone ... #Syria #Iraq #Central Intelligence Agency #The Pentagon #Pakistan #Barack Obama #Al-Qaeda #Yemen
US drone strike kills 13 in Pak Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan

Oct 01, 2014

Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps

(AP) -- The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, acc... #Syria #Iraq #Afghanistan #Central Intelligence Agency #The Pentagon #Pakistan #Barack Obama #Al-Qaeda #Yemen #John Kirby #Joint Chiefs of Staff
US drone strike kills 13 in Pak Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan

Sep 28, 2014

Holder: Mixed record on national security issues

(AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military c... #American Civil Liberties Union #Barack Obama #Guantanamo Bay #U.S. Department of Justice #Eric Holder