The Trump Administration’s lack of engagement has made the terrorist threat worse.
Airstrikes against Syria may galvanize support against the United States.
Without territory, the Islamic State has quickly reverted back to its origins as a terrorist group.
U.S.-made tanks that fell into militia hands have sparked a standoff with Baghdad over assistance.
With the Islamic State on the brink of military defeat, the State Department is poised to eliminate the office charged with coordinating the fight.
McMaster, Mattis, and Tillerson are having tough conversations with Turkish counterparts.
The past year gives no indication that Trump is ready for a military crisis in the Middle East.
The Islamic State's campaign for the hearts and minds of Syrian children may have laid the groundwork for its resurgence.
The country’s civil war is over — and an entirely new one has started, with the United States at the center of it.
The vice president wants aid to go Christians and other minorities targeted by the Islamic State. But others fear it could increase sectarian strife.
Fighting between two vital U.S. allies will only strengthen Assad and Iran.