Robert Carlson bears mental wounds from years in combat. Now he is sentenced to eight years in prison.
The U.S. strategy to combat the Islamic State leans on the Kurds, but they have problems of their own.
Confirmation vote gives the U.S. an opening to expand its role in fighting the Islamic State.
The troops were aided by U.S. airstrikes, marking a sharp escalation of the American military campaign.
The attacks marked a sharp escalation of the U.S. campaign as militants threatened to seize a dam.
U.S. officials want a grand alliance to fight Islamic State. But Iraqi fighters in Amerli are turning on each other.
Obama administration’s response has mostly consisted of limiting U.S. military’s intervention.
Arms being supplied by CIA in effort to stem advances by Islamic State in northern Iraq, officials say.
Robert McDonald’s time at Procter & Gamble included recession-fueled challenges and his own stumbles.
Exiled in the U.S., Najim Abed al-Jabouri tries the best he can to keep one city together in a country that is under increasing siege.