Terrorism

Take three global brands: GM, Qualcomm, ISIS. Which one have you heard the most about recently? Most likely, you answered ISIS. That’s not just because of the threat they pose.
A British Islamic State fighter who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, according to reports.
A French prosecutor says the man who attacked soldiers in front of the Louvre Museum is believed to be a 29-year-old Egyptian who was living in the United Arab Emirates, but his identity has not been formally confirmed yet...
Last week I proposed a bill to require the declassification and release to the public of information on past terrorist activities of individuals detained at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, who have been transferred or...
Turkish authorities on Tuesday intensified efforts to identify a suspected jihadist from Central Asia behind the massacre of 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub who had reportedly fought in Syria for the Islamic State group...
Islamic State officials in recent months have urged supporters to carry out attacks in Germany by any means — including using nontraditional weapons such as trucks — with the aim of creating an anti-Muslim backlash in ­...
Germany was the victim of a suspected terrorist attack after a lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin.At least nine people were killed and more than 50 were injured after the vehicle mounted the pavement.A man...
Facebook has announced a new partnership with Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube to battle the use of social media by terrorists.
Iraqi forces are "ahead of schedule" following the first day of the battle to retake Mosul, the Pentagon has said.But Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook warned the fight "could take some time" as it remained to be seen whether so...
An estimated 1,200 Iranian dissidents remain in Camp Liberty in Iraq at the mercies of the proIranian government in Baghdad.
For years and, we would say, for decades, the United States has acquiesced in a toxic relationship with Pakistan, putting up with this nominal ally whose military and security leaders play a lethal double game. Most...
Last week, I, along with Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Sasse (R-NE), and David Perdue (R-GA), introduced the Iran Terror-Free Skies Act, legislation that would counter I
Iran remains the world’s foremost state sponsor of terror and the biggest destabilizing force in the Middle East, despite the lopsided deal struck by the former Administration.
Yeserday I reintroduced two bills, alongside Congressman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Florida) respectively, that will protect Americans from the threat of radical Islamic terror, directing...
With Russia to its north looking to reestablish its empire and terrorists to its south bent on creating an Islamic caliphate, Turkey should have every reason to look west. But under the reign of President Erdogan, Turkey has...
The 114th Congress passed several bills that are now law to protect American interests at home and abroad, including legislation to help boost our nation’s defenses against cyberattacks, ensure the men and women in our...
With its gruesome beheadings, control of broad swaths of territory, inspiration of attacks on the West, and ability to recruit thousands of foreign fighters, it is no wonder that ISIS has been the terrorist group getting all...
US military officials expect that senior leaders of ISIS may try to flee Mosul, the capital of ISIS' self-styled caliphate in Iraq, as their control of the city comes under attack from Iraqi forces, backed by the US.
Fifteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, our country was instantly transformed. Three thousand Americans and people from other nations were murdered at the hands of evil, malicious terrorists.
I released the following statement after President Obama vetoed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, legislation I introduced with U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) that would allow victims, including the...

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