Fight against the Islamic State has produced some unlikely — and uncomfortable — facts on the ground.
Aircraft with about 100 Americans lands in the city of Bandar Abbas but later completes its flight to Dubai.
Those expecting an international action plan against the Islamic State in Syria are likely to be disappointed.
New order comes in response to State Department request for more protection for facilities in Baghdad.
President’s deliberative approach to foreign policy draws fire as problems erupt in Iraq, Syria, Ukraine and Gaza.
He’s asked the Pentagon to prepare options while he recruits countries to help respond to the extremist group.
Qatar has privately become the go-to U.S. partner for indirect communications with Islamist groups.
Administration discussing several alternatives as it grapples with how to combat the Sunni extremist group.
U.S., allies need to join together to defeat terrorist group “over time,” Joint Chiefs chairman says.
Doing so would put all Americans overseas at risk, State Department says.