Regions / Iraq
Just like bin Laden and Al Qaeda, the Islamic State views attacks on it as a means to win recruit more fighters and suicide bombers.
How the CIA, bad trade deals, and wanton military intervention caused the social crises that gave us the Donald. (Really.)
How the Pentagon is using the "ISIS crisis" to expand its footprint in the Horn of Africa.
Islamic State leaders evade airstrikes through mingling with citizens and never letting the grass grow under them.
The future could hold many surprises from the Islamic State.
The Islamic State is pursuing a strategy of mergers and acquisitions.
Is the Islamic State fast-forwarding from its caliphate to a final battle with the West?
Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.
Whether due to personal conviction or pressure from Congress, President Obama is committing U.S. forces to defeating the Islamic State.
A post-Paris “Clash of Civilizations”? It’s the Islamic State’s Dream, and Marco Rubio agrees.