Even as the Islamic State wanes in the Middle East, its offshoots are growing stronger and having their deadliest year ever in West and Central Africa.
International news and U.S. news are perilously intertwined in ways they never have been before, in a constant rush of events that The Daily Beast covers around the clock.
The jihadist group’s attempts to mimic Russian social media interference in American politics is painfully obvious—for now.
The narcotics are the kind ISIS terrorists use to bolster their courage—and their finances. They were on their way to Italy’s organized crime groups for distribution across Europe.
The government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken on highly destabilizing roles in almost all the region’s conflicts, and that’s the last thing this part of the world needs.
The real target of Taliban revelations about a plan to kill Amb. Khalilzad is the Afghan government's intelligence service. The U.S. is investigating the threat—cautiously.
Every time it’s been crushed, the most successful jihadist organization in history bounces back. Now it’s thriving in Iraq and Syria and recruiting throughout Africa.