Archives: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

7 Things to Know about Mosul

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - The Iraqi government has announced that the campaign to take the large northern city of Mosul back from Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) has begun…

The Graveyard of ISIL

By Mustafa Sadoun | Fallujah | ( | - - NIQASH visits an ISIL cemetery in Fallujah and finds the hastily built, last resting places of several of the group's leaders,…
Trump’s Pro-ISIS Foreign Policy

Trump’s Pro-ISIS Foreign Policy

By Fawaz A. Gerges | ( Project Syndicate ) | - - LONDON – Donald Trump’s recent claim that his opponent in the US presidential race, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,…