An overview of the armed non-state actors operating in central Africa and the current state of U.S. operational activity in the region.
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Soulay Noah Su’s alleged capture raises complicated questions for how the U.S. government should best process underage foreign fighters.
The Syria deployment was never well thought out. But it is both tragic and dangerous that the U.S. deployment is ending in an even less coherent way.
The Department of Justice has released a 2014 Office of Legal Counsel opinion approving airstrikes against the Islamic State under the president's Article II authority as commander-in-chief. The memo is available below.
U.S. Reimposes Sanctions on Iran, New Wave of Islamic State Attacks, Calls for Yemen Ceasefire Fail to Halt Fighting in Hodeidah
The Trump administration implements its second round of Iran sanctions, the Pentagon warns of Islamic State reconsolidation, and MBS escalates his war in Yemen.
The numbers show that U.S. operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are reducing the terrorist organization's ability to strike Western countries.
Turkey Fails to Reach Ceasefire for Idlib, U.S. Threatens Punitive Strikes While Reinforcing Eastern Syria, Basra Protests Shake Up Iraqi Government Again
The Assad regime is bombarding one of the rebels’ last strongholds, the United States has committed to an open-ended deployment, and no one knows who Iraq’s next prime minister will be.
Assessing the costs and benefits of three approaches to fighting the dissemination of terrorist propaganda.
The U.S. and the international community more broadly lack a strategy to bring to justice citizens who go abroad to fight with ISIS.