As ISIS desecrates ancient and culturally invaluable sites, French President François Hollande and UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova team up to condemn these actions as war crimes.
Just as traditional states worry about their energy security, so too does the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), especially now that it controls large swaths of territory. Some of that territory includes oil fields and small...
ISIS is beginning to feel the squeeze as its forward momentum has been blunted for the first time since the seizure of Fallujah in January 2014. In response to these recent setbacks, the group has increased its push against the...
Cooperating with Iran against the Islamic State may offer short-term advantages in the fight against the terrorist organization, but doing so seriously threatens the long-term stability of Iraq and the Middle East as a whole.
In the last few months we have watched violence engulf Gaza, Russia trample Eastern Ukraine, and the ravages of civil war and ISIS decimate Syria and Iraq. These events pose a greater and more frightening threat every day to all...