ISIS has regrouped in the area and continues to terrorize residents.
ISIS has not yet vanished. It is fighting a guerrilla war against the Iraqi State.
When Kurdish forces withdrew from disputed areas in October 2017, they left behind a security vacuum.
Rescuing and ransoming Christian hostages in Iraq.
Dispatches from Syria.
The untold story of the largest demonstration in history and the rise of a global antiwar movement.
The military has special recruiting programs targeting noncitizens for service. But after risking their lives in combat, many face deportation.
The Yazidis, victims of “the biggest case of enslavement this century,” say the world has let them down.
How the FBI created a terrorist.
How the P.K.K., Peshmerga, and a few westerners are fighting ISIS.
America’s biggest defense and aerospace contractors are pouring thousands into Frank Gaffney’s “work.”
Despite US military efforts, maritime insecurity has been markedly on the rise in the Gulf of Guinea.
As the Obama administration signals an effort to partner with the kingdom as its key ally against ISIS, the Saudi government adds GOP Super PAC Chair Norm Coleman to its payroll.
Talking heads are fanning fears of ISIS — but the public doesn’t know about their links to Pentagon contractors.
A hushed Pentagon investigation reveals just how poorly US Africa Command has handled its humanitarian missions.
Civil war and food insecurity in South Sudan — and how US nation-building crashed and burned in Africa.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence — and push for regime change.
How American drone strikes are devastating Yemen.
How the US military is failing partners of veterans with secondary trauma.