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US-led coalition says allies foil Islamic State prison break

US-led coalition says allies foil Islamic State prison break

The U.S.-led coalition says its Syrian allies have successfully dealt with an “incident” at a detention center in northeastern Syria which activists described as an attempted prison break by Islamic State militants. Col. Scott Rawlinson, coalition spokesman, said Saturday all detainees...

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The making of an American terrorist: Hoda Muthana joined ISIS. Now she can’t come back

The making of an American terrorist: Hoda Muthana joined ISIS. Now she can’t come back

Hoda Muthana is pushing a stroller in the middle of a conflict zone here and if there's a textbook example of extremism, this probably isn't it.  That's partly because of what is in Muthana's arms: Adam, her 18-month-old son. He’s a cute kid. Bright brown eyes, like his mom. His tiny...

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Inside the last days of ISIS

Inside the last days of ISIS

They climbed along a jagged pathway on the edge of Mount Baghouz, a monolithic cliff overlooking the last patch of land held by the Islamic State, carrying with them whatever they could hold. Men, women and children arrived by the thousands in recent weeks, surrendering to the Syrian...

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U.S. Strategy in Syria Is Dangerously Adrift

U.S. Strategy in Syria Is Dangerously Adrift

After years of aerial bombardment by coalition forces and intense ground battles fought by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the Islamic State in Iraq & Syria (ISIS) has been ousted from every inch of territory in Syria. Although analysts are right to caution that this does not mean the...

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