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Turkey

Two of America’s illiberal allies in the Muslim world have just received expressions of support from President Trump. He rolled out the red carpet at...
Mosul

The Los Angeles Times has a major report on the number of civilians killed in airstrikes, both by the United States and its coalition partners...
isis

The U.S. Army recently announced that it has horrifying video footage of Islamic State fighters herding Iraqi civilians into buildings in Mosul. The plan was...
ISIS

During the campaign, Donald Trump vowed: “We are going to convey my top generals and give them a simple instruction. They will have 30 days...
sunni

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump was bitterly critical of the Iraqi and U.S. governments for announcing an offensive against Mosul in advance. In a...
Barack Obama

Say this for Barack Obama: He was personally untarnished by scandal and he was consistently dignified and thoughtful. Those are all qualities we may miss...
ISIS

What motivates women to join what on its face is the most misogynistic regime on earth? It is a question that should concern policymakers. After...
Russia

When Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared himself caliph of the Islamic State, he captured the imagination of a generation of young Islamists. More than 30,000 foreign...
Iraq

President Obama no doubt hoped that by the time he left office Mosul would have been retaken from Islamic State control and Raqqa would be...
Terrorism

President Obama had a few good points to make in his valedictory counter-terrorism speech, delivered at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida on Tuesday. This passage,...
ISIS

Every victory in the war against terrorism brings with it a trove of intelligence. Almost 15 years ago, when Israeli forces moved in on Yasir...
Golan Heights

Sometimes the best deals are the ones you don’t make. Sunday’s attack on the Golan Heights, in which the Israel Defense Forces fended off an...