Oct 2017

“Everything is finished in Raqqa, our forces have taken full control of Raqqa.”

Aug 2017

Tal Afar falls in eight days.

Jul 2017

Conundrum: What to do with The Real Wives of ISIS?

Ed Morrissey Jul 24, 2017 8:01 PM

“The children have a right to a second chance.”

Double decapitation.

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory?

Jun 2017

Raqqa surrounded — but what next?

Ed Morrissey Jun 30, 2017 8:01 AM

“Make sure all foreign fighters still in Raqqa die in Raqqa.”

“Their fictitious state has fallen.”

Save the date.


May 2017
Apr 2017
Mar 2017

US boosts forces in Syria as fight for Raqqa looms

Ed Morrissey Mar 09, 2017 5:21 PM

Kurds up, Turks down?

Feb 2017

Mattis to Iraq: We’ll pay for our oil

Ed Morrissey Feb 20, 2017 10:01 AM

“We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil.”

Oct 2016

Erdogan: No, we’re going to attack Raqqa

Ed Morrissey Oct 27, 2016 10:11 AM

Right after they attack the Kurds, natch.

Carter: Assault on ISIS in Raqqa just weeks away

Ed Morrissey Oct 26, 2016 2:31 PM

“That has long been our plan …”

Mar 2016

Life inside ISIS-controlled Syria

John Sexton Mar 14, 2016 9:41 PM

“Nothing matters more than freedom.”

Jan 2016

Carter: We need to put boots on the ground against ISIS

Ed Morrissey Jan 22, 2016 10:01 AM

Grand anti-ISIS coalition a myth?

Nov 2015

At least someone’s getting serious.