Posts Tagged: Islamic State
After 13 rounds of talks in Kazakhstan, the parties are aiming small. Still, that’s a lot better than nothing.
The Kurds and the Misratan militias have seen U.S. support evaporate.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
The group's caliphate may be crumbled, but the political conditions that gave rise to it haven't improved at all.
The war is winding down but very little progress has been made on addressing the underlying causes.
A bloody siege looms over Idlib, the U.S. is digging into the east, and conflict between Iran and Israel may put Syria in the crosshairs.
Russia had a program to return Russian women and children from Iraq and Syria. What happened to it?
The Islamic State is increasingly going on-line to ensure its survival.
ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
ISIS is on the verge of collapse, but the the quagmire continues.