European governments pay millions of dollars in ransoms to free their hostages. The White House needs to decide whether it’s willing to sacrifice principle for people.
A Yazidi family, safe for now, takes temporary shelter in Northern Iraq along the border with Syria.
Barack Obama needs to go to war with the Islamic State, or it will go to war with America.
The world came to the rescue of the refugees on Mount Sinjar -- so why does it continue to ignore thousands more Iraqi minorities who face imminent threat of extermination by jihadists?
Chinese media lights up after a Hong Kong weekly says IS aims to expand into Xinjiang.
It's time to stop treating Turkey and Qatar like they’re anything other than proxies for terrorists.
The lessons of counterinsurgency and nation-building in Colombia can also apply to the Arab world.
Why al Qaeda, not the Islamic State, is still the most dangerous terrorist organization on Earth.
As Washington awaits the release of the highly classified probe into the CIA's torture program, John Brennan's integrity is being questioned just when the agency needs it most.
With terror attacks on the rise, officials in Beijing are increasingly worried that Pakistan is an incubator of Islamic radicalism across China.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
Since Boko Haram seized the girls of Chibok, Nigeria has racked up the world’s highest terrorism fatality rate -- and the country is beset by nasty conspiracy theories about who is to blame.
A pro-Russian separatist's how-to guide for terrorizing eastern Ukraine includes advice on robbing banks, sabotage, and staging drive-by shootings.
Nigeria now boasts the largest economy in Africa. So why are homegrown terrorists thriving?
Iraq’s Sunnis turned against radical jihadists once. Will they do so again?
Somali terrorists, tribal divisions, and political opportunists are conspiring to put the east African nation in a dangerous spot.
Dozens of Americans are spending this July 4 as hostages in far-off lands. Washington should do more to get them back.
If ISIS attacks Jordan, neither the United States nor Israel will be able to stay out of the fray.
Will the declaration of a new caliphate unite the world’s jihadists -- or tear them apart?
After 40 years of fighting in the desert for their unrecognized country, the people of Western Sahara may be on the cusp of collapsing into extremism - and it could be the thing that saves them.
Why aren't Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube doing more to keep ISIS from spreading hatred and violence on social media?
These are the seven men who could replace him.
A post-9/11 program meant to be temporary is likely to be renewed until at least 2019.
Iran may have been behind a deadly bombing in Argentina two decades ago. Now the two countries meet on the pitch.