The Nigerian Islamic extremist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance to the ISIS movement on Saturday. At the same time, a regional coalition of powers is intervening to help Nigeria. The US is taking a back-seat, but is intensifying military training programs and some other forms of assistance.
Obama administration's guidelines for 9/11 commemorations stress public service and remembrance in place of freedom rallies or nationalistic pride.
The Obama administration has quietly released two sets of guidelines to government officials in the U.S. and abroad on how to commemorate the tenth anniversary 9/11 terrorist attacks. Eric Schmitt reports.
The United States is suspending as much as $800 million of military aid to Pakistan, in a bid to change the behavior of one of America's most crucial – and controversial – partners. Eric Schmitt of The New York Times joins us.
The move is an effort to admonish Pakistan for expelling U.S. military trainers, and show disapproval for terrorist activities there.
The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that it will prosecute a Somali man accused of having ties to two terrorist groups in a civilian court. Eric Schmitt, from The New York Times, joins us with the latest.