Baathism may be dead in Iraq and endangered in Syria, but its tools and beliefs live on inside the Islamic State.
This backgrounder examines the growing network of official and unofficial Islamic State affiliates around the world.
Saudi Arabia has intervened against the Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen, and in doing so opened up a new proxy front between the bitter regional rivals.
In this series, Geopoliticalmonitor.com analyzes political fallout from the global plunge in oil prices. Part four focuses on Islamic State and Iraq.
The case of “Jihadi John” shows that the threat of radicalization is a global one.