President Obama on Tuesday authorized the deployment of an additional 350 troops to Iraq in response to a State Department request last week for more protection for U.S. personnel and facilities in Baghdad.
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Islamic militants released a video on Tuesday that purported to show the beheading of a second captive American journalist, Steven Sotloff, which ended with a chilling warning that a British hostage would be the next to die.
Militants from Islamic State (Isis) claimed to have killed an American journalist (James Foley) long held captive in Syria in retaliation for ongoing US air strikes against its forces in Iraq.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday that his administration’s strategy is to contain the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), rather than seeking to eliminate the group entirely.
On the work of the American journalist reportedly murdered by ISIS