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The staggering failure of US-trained foreign troops
Why the mainstream US media hasn't gone for the juicy bone that is the obvious corruption in the US military.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 08:31 GMT
Is 'Peshmerga chic' offensive?
Female Peshmerga have genuinely inspired people, offering an alternative image of Muslim women to mainstream media.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2014 09:10 GMT
What gives legitimacy to ISIL's rhetoric?
Failure of top-down modernisation and disintegration of post-colonial national borders have cost the region dearly.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 10:24 GMT
US could deploy ground forces in ISIL fight
Most senior military officer says he might recommend having US forces accompany Iraqis during complicated offensives.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 11:27 GMT
US to strike ISIL 'sanctuaries' in Syria
US defence secretary says the strikes will include control structures, logistics capabilities and infrastructure.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 19:55 GMT
Escaping an Islamic State execution in Iraq
An Iraqi soldier recounts fleeing an Islamic State group massacre in Tikrit, where at least 560 soldiers were executed.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 11:05 GMT
Yazidi diaspora plead for justice in Iraq
Persecuted by Islamic State, ethnic Yazidi in the US call on the international community to help their families.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 08:53 GMT
Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes in the north
Five Iraqi soldiers and Kurdish volunteers killed in fighting in Salaheddin that also left seven IS fighters dead.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 12:11 GMT
Iraq's Sunnis ready to fight IS group
Tribes in Anbar province say they want military and political support from Baghdad to push back the Islamic State group.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 10:55 GMT
And the greater lesson from the Middle East.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 15:31 GMT
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Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
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A soft approach to returning British fighters
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Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
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