ISIL

U.S. General David Petraeus (R), commander of U.S. Central Command, greets the former president of the Center for a New American Security, John Nagl, during a conference in Washington, DC.

John Nagl says the U.S. isn't finished in Iraq

Oct 15, 2014
Retired Lt. Cl. John Nagl reflects on his time in the "first two" Iraq wars.
Posted In: Iraq, Iraq war, ISIL

Airstrikes hit ISIS-controlled oil refineries

Sep 25, 2014
The targets are believed to be helping ISIS finance its operations.
Posted In: ISIL, Oil
U.S.-Obama

What can the U.S. do to attack ISIS financially?

Sep 12, 2014
Can America effectively damage the fund-raising efforts of a non-state actor?
Posted In: ISIL, defense department, terrorism
Iraqi militia fighter

What a $6 billion anti-terrorist campaign amounts to

Sep 10, 2014
In the larger scheme, a $6 billion investment against ISIS is war on the cheap
Posted In: ISIL, terrorism, defense department
Obama-Syria

What $500 million buys for the Syrian opposition

Sep 8, 2014
What does that money buy, and how do you know you're not equipping the wrong people?
Posted In: ISIL, syria, military, Congress

What to do when terrorists claim your company's name

Sep 5, 2014
The sudden notoriety of ISIS is not welcome by businesses named, well, Isis.
Posted In: ISIL
Iraq-Unrest

ISIL gets rich in attack on Iraq's cities

Jun 13, 2014
The Iraqi Sunni insurgents have seized hundreds of millions from Mosul's banks.
Posted In: Iraq, ISIL, terrorism