The number of European jihadists operating in Syria has been dramatically underestimated.
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.
Recent movements, attacks, and territory shifts in the Syrian civil war.
We are all invited to the theater of the grotesque.
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.
Though not necessarily through military means…
In this series, Geopoliticalmonitor.com analyzes political fallout from the global plunge in oil prices. Part four focuses on Islamic State and Iraq.
There are two takeaways for US policymakers from the Iraqi army’s advance towards Tikrit. One is encouraging, and the other is not.
The case of “Jihadi John” shows that the threat of radicalization is a global one.