SUFFER THE LITTLE CHILDREN
Who Will Rescue American Babies From ISIS?
The Week in 7 Insane Photos: April 13, 2018
From Shiite pilgrims honoring the anniversary of a holy imam to Mark Zuckerberg testifying in front of Congress, The Daily Beast brings you the best photos of the week.
The Bottomless Mass Grave of Mosul
Eventually the stench of death was too much even for ISIS. They covered it, mined it. The Iraqi government won’t touch it. The families of the disappeared have no place to turn.
PAY AS YOU STAY?
Here’s What Trump Is Really Plotting in Syria
The president is creating a lot of confusion about the U.S. in Syria, maybe to squeeze cash out of the Saudis. But he’s complicating the already complex policy he signed off on.
THANKS BUT NO TANKS
In Iraq, Hezbollah Flags on U.S. Tanks
The Pentagon is pressuring Iraq to seize any M-1s that are still in the hands of Iran-backed militias but is vague about how many have been recovered––or not.
The Marine Turned Prosecutor Busting Antiquities Thieves
Matthew Bogdanos of the Manhattan district attorney’s office is a world-renowned expert in antiquities looting who’s hunted down artifacts from Iraq to the Upper East Side.
They Fought After 9/11, Now Their Kids Fight the Same War
Ten years ago, Joey asked his father to come home from Iraq. Today, he’s getting ready to ship out, potentially to the very same country.
As Trump Talks, Iran Advances Throughout Middle East
Now that the so-called Islamic State has lost virtually all the territory it once occupied in Syria and Iraq, it's Iran's proxies, not America's, that are moving in.