Regions / Syria
By attacking rebels less extreme than the Islamic State, the U.S. almost seems to be doing Syria’s bidding.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
Four Months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing -- on the battlefield and at the Pentagon.
Unfortunately, a lot more than battlefield requirements goes into the design of war planes.
For the Islamic State to preside over a caliphate takes money — lots of it.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
The Islamic State’s calls for retaliation against Western attacks are apparently being heeded.
Will the Islamic State attempt to procure nuclear material as Al Qaeda once did?