"The possibility of either a lone actor or a small cell carrying out an attack that kills people is real."
But the US-led coalition is still "anticipating a tough fight."
Not this one, this one marked the start of a sustained air campaign rather than another isolated strike.
"Listen Putin, we will come to Russia and will kill you at your homes."
The U.S.-backed alliance includes a Kurdish militia and Arab allies that joined it last year.
Iraq is expected to mobilize up to 30,000 forces to retake the city in coordination with U.S.-led coalition...
Afghan government forces control just under two thirds of the country, 5 percent less than at the start of the...
More than 280,000 have been killed and millions displaced in Syria's five-year conflict.
"The situation is unpredictable but we must prepare for the worst."
"In the face of this threat that has never been greater in France and Europe, the government is absolutely determined (to defeat)...