Islamic fanatics regrouping to regain offensive

American, Iraqi operations have stalled ISIL's momentum...for the moment

Islamic fanatics regrouping to regain offensive

U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but the well-resourced Islamic State militants can be expected to regroup and stage a new offensive, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. Speaking alongside Hagel at a Pentagon news conference, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said that although the Islamic State group can […]

American warships move into Persian Gulf

American warships move into Persian Gulf

A U.S. aircraft carrier was ordered to move into the Persian Gulf on Saturday as the United State laid out specific ways for Iraq to show it is forging the national unity necessary to gain assistance in its fight against Islamic insurgents. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the USS George H.W. Bush from the northern […]