Turkey Goes to War

Ankara is organizing Syrian rebels for an assault on the Islamic State’s last stronghold along the Turkish border and could even use its warplanes to support their advance.

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Is There a New U.S. Airstrike Policy in East Africa?

U.S. drone strikes in Somalia show a changing fight.

The Cable

Are the Shootings in Chattanooga Terrorism?

What Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez did in Chattanooga is horrible. But is it terrorism?


It Just Got Easier for Iran to Fund Terrorism

The more than $100 billion in sanctions relief is just one reason Tehran agreed to the nuclear deal. Its readmission into an obscure financial network is the real prize.


U.S. to Boost Military Aid to Nigeria for Boko Haram Fight

Washington wants to help Nigeria’s new president battle one of Africa’s deadliest terrorist groups, but don’t expect a fleet of surveillance drones to be part of the mix.

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