Regions / Syria
2015 had more than its share of bad news. But it also saw groundbreaking victories on climate, marriage equality, the drug war, and diplomacy.
That is, if concern for the fate of fellow tyrants like Syrian President Assad makes him a sensitive guy.
According to Amnesty International, bombing by Russia results in killing 16 civilians for every one Islamic State fighter.
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 progressive movement must grapple with Trump and terrorism simultaneously.
There's a bipartisan effort to justify the killing of civilians in the "war on terrorism."
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?