Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
May 2018

Are these guys still around?

Dec 2017

We won! Or did we? You couldn’t tell from reading the New York Times

Oct 2017

“ISIS issues official communique on #LasVegas attack, identifying Paddock as ‘Abu Abd Abdulbar al-Ameriki'”

Sep 2017

“Don’t you dare allow the Crusaders and the apostates to enjoy a good and comfortable life at home while your brothers are enduring killings”

Jul 2017

“In 1977, Chesimard was found guilty of first degree murder…”

Kurds: “We believe 99%” ISIS leader still alive

Ed Morrissey Jul 17, 2017 8:41 PM

Not in Mosul … or in Raqqa either?

Double decapitation.


Jun 2017

“Their fictitious state has fallen.”

Maybe, but we’ve heard this story before

Mar 2017

“This is about providing options.”

Feb 2017

Not so lone wolves.

Oct 2016

Report: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi still in Mosul

John Sexton Oct 19, 2016 5:41 PM

“‘solid’ intelligence al-Baghdadi was somewhere in the Iraqi city…”

“The ISIL commanders, including al-Baghdadi, are escaping Mosul to Syria.”

Dec 2015

Time names Merkel person of the year

Jazz Shaw Dec 09, 2015 10:01 AM

There were worse choices I suppose

Oct 2015

Video: ISIS leaders targeted in Iraq airstrike, but …

Ed Morrissey Oct 12, 2015 10:41 AM


Sep 2015

Hmmm: Zawahiri declares war on ISIS

Ed Morrissey Sep 11, 2015 3:21 PM


Mar 2015


Jan 2015

Kurds push ISIS out of Kobani: monitors

Ed Morrissey Jan 26, 2015 1:21 PM

“Surrounded for two years, and is still surrounded.”

Report: ISIS chief wounded in air attack

Ed Morrissey Jan 20, 2015 10:01 AM


Dec 2014

“Were they escaping from him?”

Nov 2014

Is ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead?

Noah Rothman Nov 09, 2014 9:31 AM


Aug 2014

Shocking developments.

Jul 2014

Surprise! No one was surprised by ISIS sweep

Ed Morrissey Jul 07, 2014 10:01 AM

Out of the shadows.

Jun 2014

AQ affiliate the first to sign up?