New York Times

Lack of Plan for ISIS Detainees Raises Human Rights Concerns

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May 13, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Islamic State calls them “inghimasi” — zealous foot soldiers who intend to fight to their deaths. And as the American-backed coalition has reclaimed territory from the group in Iraq and Syria, that fervor has kept prisoners from being much of a problem: The shooting only stops when almost every Islamic State fighter

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CNN

Top intelligence official: ISIS to attempt U.S. attacks this year

February 10, 2016

Washington (CNN)Top U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that ISIS was likely to attempt direct attacks on the U.S. in the coming year and that the group was infiltrating refugees escaping from Iraq and Syria to move across borders.

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The Washington Post

The Islamic State’s suspected inroads into America

November 17, 2015

U.S. authorities have charged 66 men and women around the country with alleged Islamic State activities. Men outnumber women in those cases by about 5 to 1. The average age of the individuals — some have been charged, others have been convicted — is 25. One is a minor. The FBI says that, in a

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New York Times

How ISIS Expands

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May 29, 2015

A central goal of the Islamic State is expansion. This week, the group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, took over key cities in Iraq and Syria. It aims to build a broad colonial empire across many countries. A year after announcing its expansion goals, it is operating or has cells in more than a

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Wall Street Journal

Islamic State Solidifies Foothold in Libya to Expand Reach

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May 20, 2015

Islamic State leaders in Syria have sent money, trainers and fighters to Libya in increasing numbers, raising new concerns for the U.S. that the militant group is gaining traction in its attempts to broaden its reach and expand its influence.

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The Hoover Institution

Using Military Force Against ISIS

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March 6, 2015

Confronting the malignant and growing threat created by the so-called Islamic State requires us to address the unique aspects of this enemy, keeping hold of our guiding political principles while constructing a framework that will bring success in forming the international coalition needed to defeat this threat. A strong “Authorization to Use Military Force” (AUMF),

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