What is happening in Syria? Turkey’s offensive against kurdish forces explained
youtu.be/rJA1DcAh2KM?t=307 With Turkey's offensive, which it has called Operation Peace Spring, in full force, is there any chance the international community can have any influence on events on the ground?
Why Islamic State Is Winning : Information Clearing House
The Saudi-Israeli alliance and U.S. neocons have pressured President Obama into continuing U.S. hostility toward the secular Syrian government despite major military gains by the Islamic State and Al-Qaedas Nusra Front, leading to an emerging catastrophe in the Mideast, as Daniel Lazare explains By Daniel Lazare May 23, 2015 " Information Clearing House " - " Consortium News " - President Barack Obama and his foreign…
U.S. says top priority in Syria is beating Islamic State, not ousting Assad
The Trump administration said Sunday that its focus in Syria is the defeat of Islamic State, not pushing President Bashar al-Assad from power
U.S. official says top Islamic State commander killed in Syria
A senior U.S. defense official is confirming that a top Islamic State military commander was killed by a coalition airstrike in Syria on Monday.
Islamic State defector inside Baghdadi’s hideout critical to success of raid, officials say
The informant, whose nationality has not revealed, is expected to receive some or all of the $25 million bounty that had been placed on Baghdadi’s head, according to the officials.
Airstrikes on Syrian town held by Islamic State kill 20 civilians, activists say
Activists say an airstrike on a town held by the Islamic State has killed at least 20 civilians
What is 'Islamic State'?
Islamic State (IS) is a radical Sunni Islamist militant group that has seized large swathes of territory in eastern Syria and across northern and western Iraq.
ISIL, ISIS, Islamic State, Daesh: What's The Difference?
ISIS threatened “to cut the tongue of anyone who publicly used the acronym Daesh," the AP wrote in September 2014.
What life is really like under the Islamic State
“Honestly, I don’t see any light in the future, I don’t have any hope.”
How ordinary Iraqis resisted the Islamic State
New data shows how Iraqis resisted the Islamic State.
What Can We Do About Foreign Fighters Returning From Islamic State?
With more than 900 individuals from the UK travelling to engage with the conflict in Syria, we must ensure that robust evidence and legal tools are used against those who continue to pose a threat to our national security.
How the Islamic State managed to get supplies, electricity and food, despite being under siege
How growing up next to Fresh Kills Landfill fueled a bright idea
A woman who watched 29,000 tons of garbage a day pile into the former Fresh Kills landfill is looking to solve the city's next big trash problem.
ISIS And Austrian School Economics: Why Ludwig von Mises Wouldn't Have Feared Islamic State
Cape and Meat Care: How to Keep Backcountry Game Fresh After the Kill
Any backcountry hunter will tell you that getting an animal down is often the easiest part of the hunt. After the shot, the clock starts ticking, and you’re often miles from the truck or airstrip. It’s a classic catch-22: Both the cape for a mount and the meat are the object of your hunt, but by going so far into the wilderness to get them, you risk losing one or the other on the way out. It can be very difficult to keep…
Bob Wagner: (Ret.Capt. US Army Special Forces) says "veterans who need help should contact David Oh"
Bob Wagner has been a champion for veterans. He challenged the system to provide veterans the service and respect they have earned.
What happens when you join the Islamic State
As soon as his cab arrived in an Islamic State safe house in December 2015, his lawyers say, Mohamad Khweis realized he had made a huge mistake.The 27-year-old Fairfax County, Virginia native fled the group three months later and was captured by Kurdish forces in Iraq. Now, as his trial begins this week...
ISIS top spokesman killed in suspected US airstrike one day after Baghdadi raid
This story has been updated to reflect new information confirming the U.S. airstrike. Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, the successor to lead the Islamic State was killed in what is believed to be a U.S. airstrike in northern Syria, just one day after U.S. special operations forces raided a compound and took out the terrorist organization's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Get the most beautiful D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemorative…
Islamic State calls on backers to kill 100 U.S. military personnel
Islamic State has posted online what it says are the names, U.S. addresses and photos of 100 American military service members, and called upon its "brothers residing in America" to kill them. In the posting, a group referring to itself as the "Islamic State Hacking Division" wrote
Mattis: Defeating Islamic State still top US priority
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon's military campaign in Syria is still focused on defeating the Islamic State.