Reliable information and drones would be limited in an offensive in Syria against radical Islamist group.
Senior White House officials meeting on purported beheading of American journalist James Foley.
The Yemeni government has given over $1 million to the families of the dead and injured, documents show.
Efforts are considered evidence of group’s intent to carry out terrorist plots against U.S., officials say.
Obama administration’s response has mostly consisted of limiting U.S. military’s intervention.
The militants abandoning al-Qaeda affiliates to join the rival group are a sign of its appeal, U.S. officials say.
Release of document is delayed as chairman of intelligence panel raises objections with the White House.
Some call for his resignation after Senate computers searched, but Obama has ‘full confidence’ in him.
The agency admits that employees improperly searched Senate Intelligence Committee computers.
Smuggled images prove torture of prisoners by President Assad regime, anonymous man says.