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(CNN) – Actress Michelle Monaghan stars in the new film "Fort Bliss," a movie that highlights the struggle of female service members trying to strike a balance between their roles as soldiers, and as mothers.
It is not your typical war movie.
"We're focusing on the struggles that the family incurs," Monaghan said in an interview with CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper."
(CNN) – Kurdish fighters took on ISIS in a battle for the border between Syria and Turkey Friday.
The firefight, witnessed by CNN, shows "how forward deployed ISIS is right now," said former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. George Joulwan (Ret.). "They are right at the border."
"It also demonstrates the role of Turkey, or the lack of a role of Turkey," he said. "What struck me is we have an air base six miles from where (the fight) took place ... a U.S. air base, a NATO base, not being used."
For more of our interview with Gen. George Joulwan, check out the video above.
(CNN) – The State Department has launched a Twitter campaign – "Think again, turn away" – aimed at dissuading terrorists.
Is this the right approach?
Former CIA analyst Nada Bakos, and Richard Barrett of The Soufan Group discuss.
(CNN) – Intelligence officials in countries around the globe are working in tandem to crack down on terrorism.
Since August there have been terrorism-related arrests in at least eight countries, including the U.S. Overnight, there were a string of arrests in London, Morocco, and Spain.
CNN's Pamela Brown reports.
(CNN) - A man suspected of beheading a woman and stabbing another worker at an Oklahoma food plant was fired right before the attack, police said Friday.
Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, was terminated from his job at Vaughan Foods processing plant just before the rampage Thursday afternoon in Moore, Oklahoma, just outside Oklahoma City, said Sgt. Jeremy Lewis of the Moore Police Department.
After "he was terminated, he drove to the front of the business, running into a vehicle, exited his vehicle, entered the business, where he encountered the first victim, Colleen Hufford, 54, and began assaulting her with a knife. He did kill Colleen and he did sever her head."