The Washington Post reports on progress in the fight to recapture Mosul

For several years, ISIS has controlled Mosul and forced the city’s residents to live in terror. Now, Iraqi forces are making progress and recapturing significant parts of the city. Once ISIS is expelled from Mosul, residents will finally be able to live in peace. Image Credit: The Washington Post

House Homeland Security Committee releases January Terror Threat Snapshot

The new January Terror Threat Snapshot shows that terror groups, including ISIS, became more unpredictable and dangerous in 2016. There were 74 ISIS-linked plots against the West in 2016, more than 2014 and 2015 combined. More needs to be done to stop new plots and attacks against the West. Image Credit: House Homeland Security Committee

Fox News reports on ISIS connection to Berlin Christmas market attack

Before Italian police killed him, the suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack pledged allegiance to ISIS. We need to strengthen our national security and prevent more people from being radicalized to stop more of these horrendous attacks. Image Credit: Fox News

Washington Post reports on ISIS reclaiming Palmyra

ISIS has reclaimed the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra and continues to gain more territory in the Middle East at an alarming rate. It is clear that ISIS is not retreating – it is expanding and we must stop them now. Image Credit: The Washington Post

CNN reports on how ISIS is evolving and the urgency to stop them

ISIS continues to evolve, as it prepares for new attacks in the West and increases recruiting through technology. We must stop ISIS by preventing radicalization within our local communities, increasing protection on our borders, strengthening our cybersecurity and putting more troops in the Middle East and North Africa. Image Credit: CNN

House Homeland Security Committee releases December Terror Threat Snapshot

The December Terror Threat Snapshot shows that ISIS and other radical Islamist groups are continuing to recruit and radicalize new operatives. With devise leadership and a comprehensive counterterrorism plan, we will be able to defeat our enemies and stop new attacks. Image Credit: House Homeland Security Committee

McCaul on Special Report with Bret Baier

In my interview with “Special Report with Bret Baier”, I talked about the Ohio State University attack. Please pray for the victims and their families.