Accelerating the pace of engineering and science.
President Obama pledged to step up the war against the Islamic State, but beyond airstrikes, the president was short on specifics.
A terror expert explains how local police forces can work with Muslim communities to build trust and identify early warning signs.
Adam Szubin says the key to weakening ISIS is to not just target its revenue, but its ability to spend money in its territories.
The terrorist group has amassed its wealth from a variety of sources, including taxation/extortion and selling oil on the black market.
The war against ISIS continues to rage in Iraq, and one of the main battles there is for the capital of Anbar Province.
John Walcott argues that there is a critical missing piece in the campaign to fight the Islamic State group: human intelligence.
The president's special envoy to Global Coalition to Counter ISIL discusses the administration's strategy against the militant group.
President Obama has been careful about how he frames terrorist attacks and the fight against extremism. Some say too careful.
Jessica Stern asks: Will destroying ISIS on its home turf feed into its strategy and foster more extremism abroad?
"Red teaming" is a concept used by the CIA, the military and some corporations to assess their vulnerabilities.
The Virginia Democrat says Congress has been avoiding accountability for the airstrike campaign against ISIS militants.
The director of RAND's International Security and Defense Policy Center discusses ISIS and its strategy.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the U.S. will escalate its attacks against ISIS, including through "direct action on the ground."
We conclude a series of conversations about Iraq and ISIS with retired Marine Matt Victoriano, who served in Iraq.
In part four of our series this week, we speak with Iraqi-American policy analyst Ahmed Ali, a visiting fellow at the Washington Institute.
In the third part of our series this week about Iraq and ISIS, we hear from former war correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran.
A former national security adviser to President George W. Bush says the rise of ISIS can be tied to decisions made by President Obama.
This is the first in a series of conversations about the relationship between the Iraq War and fight against ISIS.
President Obama acknowledged that the U.S. lacks a "complete strategy" for training the Iraqi military.
Graeme Wood writes in The Atlantic, "We have misunderstood the nature of the Islamic State in at least two ways."