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Hillary Clinton: 'Failure' to Help Syrian Rebels Led to the Rise of ISIS

The former secretary of state, and probable candidate for president, outlines her foreign-policy doctrine.

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community cross the Iraq-Syria border at Feeshkhabour bridge over Tigris River Sunday.

The World Will Blame President Obama if Iraq Falls

The White House is under intense pressure to use American force to save the people trapped by terrorists on the mountaintop. And it understands why.

Obama addressed the press Saturday.

Obama: U.K. and France Will Join U.S. In Delivering Aid to Iraq

The president made a short statement and answered questions on Iraq Saturday morning.

Smoke rises after air strikes targeting ISIL militants near the city of Irbil in northern Iraq, on August 8, 2014.

U.S. Air Strikes Continue in Iraq

President Obama says the crisis in Iraq will ‘take some time’ to solve, as the military conducts nearly a dozen targeted military strikes against ISIL. By Stephanie Gaskell

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby announced the strikes in a tweet.

Why the Pentagon Announced the U.S. Airstrike in Iraq in a Tweet

These days, the Obama administration is trying to make its own national security announcements before everyone else does.

Sen. John McCain called on Obama to present a "strategic approach" for stopping ISIS.

Congress Divided Over Iraq Strikes

Some on the Hill support the move, others say Obama needs a more comprehensive strategy.

Supplies at a detention facility in Karnes City, Texas. The IG report noted DHS employees have used their own money to donate food and clothing to unaccompanied minors.

Homeland Security Staff in Border Facilities Getting Sick on the Job

Some employees have contracted scabies, lice and chicken pox at Texas detention centers for children fleeing Central America.

Two F/A 18s with the Strike Fighter Squadron 14 participate in a demonstration over the USS John C. Stennis.

Pentagon Says More Strikes Are Possible in Iraq

The Pentagon is prepared for more strikes against ISIL, possibly in Baghdad where the U.S. has many assets. By Stephanie Gaskell

Damage to homes in Tikrit due to clashes between ISIL and Iraqi security forces.

Obama to Iraq: 'America Is Coming to Help'

President Obama addressed the nation on a U.S. humanitarian operation conducted Thursday.

President Obama stands with African leaders during a family photo session at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, on August 6, 2014, at the State Department.

Summit Showcases Africa’s Progress and Pitfalls

The U.S.-Africa summit showed that as quickly as Africa’s economies are growing, so too is the terrorist threat. How the continent responds will secure its future. By Molly O’Toole