Posts Tagged: Islamic State
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
In the past, the Islamic State’s uber-violent videos may have been part of a recruiting scheme, but their purpose has become more focused.
Recent research reveals that retribution is a natural consequence of a moral code, but the Islamic State is breaking all the rules.
The good news is that al Qaeda is on the verge of collapse. The bad news is that it’s been superseded by the Islamic State.
Don’t be surprised to find the Islamic State in the UN one day.
Even as Obama admits there's no military solution in Iraq, the Pentagon is pouring more U.S. troops and weapons into its floundering war on the Islamic State.
The head of a Syrian exile group called Assad’s warplanes “an air force for ISIS.”
The Saudis and the Turks are scaling up their support for Syrian jihadists while the Israelis contemplate a new war with Hezbollah.
The Islamic State is experiencing success recruiting Westerners with no religious background, including Islam.