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Foreigners Continue to Join Islamic State, Similar Groups, US Says

The number of foreign fighters traveling to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State or other extremist groups continues to rise despite months of bombardment by the U.S. and its allies. U.S. counterterrorism officials plan to tell the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday that more than 20,000 foreign fighters from more than 90 countries have gone to the region. Nick Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will tell the committee that at least 3,400 of...

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