For foreign volunteers from Europe and the U.S. who came to fight ISIS, the moment of victory raised a whole new set of problems.
Who will rule in Raqqa now that U.S.-backed forces have purged the so-called Islamic State from its erstwhile capital? That remains an open question.
The Belgian bride of an ISIS fighter thought no one would see the intimate history of her life in the besieged Syrian capital of the so-called Islamic State.
Much like our current president, Truman’s win was seen as an accident of history. And Trump could learn lessons from Truman on the White House, leadership, and Russia.
The group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) risks their lives to document ISIS atrocities inside Syria. Their story is told in the eye-opening new doc ‘City of Ghosts.’
Whole neighborhoods are being bombed flat with little or no regard for civilians trapped inside. It’s ‘like dropping a nuclear bomb in stages.’
Don’t expect the liberation of the so-called Islamic State’s capital to come quickly. Regional politics are as much of a hurdle as IEDs. But at least the offensive is under way.