The French government doesn't have to worry about Abu Mariam coming home from the jihad in Syria. He wants to go to heaven.
Syria’s beleaguered moderate rebels have been begging for U.S. airstrikes for years. Now that the bombs are falling, they wish Washington would send its planes back home.
America's allies in the fight against the Islamic State may seem willing now. But what happens when they want to start bombing Assad?
The tiny, gas-rich emirate has pumped tens of millions of dollars through obscure funding networks to hard-line Syrian rebels and extremist Salafists, building a foreign policy that punches above its weight. After years of acquiescing -- even taking advantage of its ally's meddling -- Washington may finally be punching back.
The nation's spies feel that the president is throwing them under the bus -- again.
The Chicago Council's new report might have answers as to what Americans want when it comes to Syria, Afghanistan, and Ukraine. The only problem is, it asked the wrong questions.
Syrian opposition forces, Obama's key to defeating the Islamic State, say the Pentagon isn't consulting them on airstrikes.
A quick look at whether defense money played a role in Congress authorizing Obama's war in Iraq and Syria.
Thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled the besieged Syrian city of Kobani across the border into Turkey. But the warm reception may not last long.
The commander in chief lays out his justification for the war in Syria and Iraq.
Besieged Kurds in Syria and Iraq see the United States' bombing campaign against the Islamic State as a good start -- but not enough.
For the Syrian refugee cast members of a new theater production of the Euripides classic, "The Women of Troy," insult follows injury.
Why al Qaeda might be the biggest winner of America's airstrikes on the Islamic State.
Is the Khorasan Group as dangerous as the White House is making it out to be?
The 6 fictions we have to stop telling ourselves about Obama, the Islamic State, and what the United States can and can't do to save Iraq and Syria.
The Obama administration and an array of Arab allies have begun hitting dozens of Islamic States targets inside Syria, expanding an air campaign against what Washington sees as the most powerful Islamist militants in the world.
Obama's Middle East allies are signing up for the fight against the Islamic State. But it's not for the reason you think.
The 49 Turkish diplomats captured by the jihadist group in Mosul may now be free, but Ankara still has many reasons to think twice about confronting the extremists on its border.
Meet a man executed by the Islamic State -- who survived.