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1 hr ago | The Nation
From the hours immediately after 9/11 to the present, Washington's policies in the Middle East have created the conditions for more - not less - jihadist terror.
5 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport
It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
Debra and Marc Tice, shown at their home in Houston, are the parents of missing journalist Austin Tice.
The US Vessel Cape Ray on which all 581 metric tonnes of a precursor chemical for sarin gas removed from Syria were destroyed while sailing in international waters.
Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in Mleiha, near the Damascus airport, during a tour organized by the Syrian government on Aug. 15. Omar Sanadiki/Reuters/Landov hide caption Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in Mleiha, near the ... (more)
Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in Mleiha, near the Damascus airport, during a tour organized by the Syrian government on Aug. 15. President Obama said Wednesday that the Islamic State is a a cancer that threatens all governments in the Middle East.
Two summers ago, Jim Foley was working hard trying to secure the release of two colleagues who had been kidnapped by jihadists in Syria.
Before a video surfaced online appearing to show the brutal murder of American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials made repeated efforts to win freedom for Foley, attempting to identify and reach his captors through Turkish, Russian and Czech intermediaries.
On August 14th, The Daily Beast headlined with "ISIS Baffling U.S. Intelligence Agencies."
A Palestinian child amid the rubble of homes destroyed by Israeli airstrikes in the northern Gaza Strip, Aug. 18, 2014.
Media reports allege that ISIS beheaded Foley in a violent and graphic YouTube video called "A Message to #America ."
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula published a statement on its website on August 14 announcing its support for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria .
Buildings damaged during battles between Syrian troops and rebels stand along an empty street in Mliha, some 10 kilometers southeast of downtown Damascus, Syria August 15, 2014.
A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.
A U.S. Marine officer walks past the Field Deployable Hidrolysis System of the U.S. MV Cape Ray ship docked at the naval airbase in Rota, near Cadiz, southern Spain.
Three storeys below ground in a concrete block in central Damascus, Omar Jibaii was shovelled into the darkness in a 7x4m room.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:08 am
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