BLOOD, MEET TREASURE
‘Dove’ Donald Trump Will Increase War Funding by 139%
Iran’s Turning Hezbollah Rockets Into Guided Missiles
Military sources say Iran is refitting thousands of ‘dumb’ rockets in Syria and Lebanon so it can zero in on targets the length and breadth of Israel.
In Much of Iraq, ISIS Still Rules the Night
ISIS fighters come back after dark. In many towns Iraqi government control is surface-deep, and ISIS remains the power to be challenged, or joined.
ISIS Smuggler: Sleeper Cells Have Infiltrated Europe
Jailed jihadis are being released, others are returning to Europe to face prison time, and still others have never been known to police and wait to be mobilized.
THE SYRIA SYNDROME
Venezuela Is Becoming a Putin-Trump Proxy Battleground
In Russia, many see parallels between Putin's support of Assad in Damascus and Maduro in Caracas, not least because they're fights he can't afford to lose.
Syrian Fighters Say Goodbye Trump, Hello ISIS
The suicide bombing that killed four Americans last week was just one example of ISIS making a comeback—and that’s even before U.S. troops finish withdrawing.
A ‘State of Terror’ After Suicide Attack Kills U.S. Troops
The restaurant bombing in the flashpoint Syrian city of Manbij proves deadly pockets of ISIS remain, but may only hasten President Trump’s moves to withdraw U.S. forces.
Rights Group Charges U.S.-Led Coalition With ‘War Crimes’
Thousands of civilians were killed by the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against ISIS. Now Trump's congratulating himself and pulling out without, it seems, a second thought.