As peace talks between the U.S. and Taliban proceed, the U.N. notes that more civilians have been killed by airstrikes than insurgent attacks this year.
Experts have already warned that the territorial defeat of the self-declared caliphate does not mean that the war is won. Afghanistan offers a warning of how ISIS could resurge.
Hoda Muthana, a 23-year-old American from Alabama who joined ISIS in 2015, wants to come home and face justice—is that possible?
The attack is the largest on a U.S.-manned based in Afghanistan in years, and occurred as U.S. and Taliban representatives are negotiating a full U.S. troop withdrawal from the country.
On the heels of peace talks between the Taliban and U.S. government, a new U.N. report finds increased violence at the hands of ISIS.
Protests swelled in Iraq's second-largest city this week as residents experienced power shortages and went without clean water.
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A year after the liberation of Mosul, Iraq's boys find themselves in a series of dead ends.
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
An Iraqi man walks past a prosthetic leg in a residential area in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, on March 13th, 2018.
Haji Ali, Iraq: A view of the village—which has been ravaged by battles against ISIS—through one of its destroyed buildings.
Chechen military involvement in the fight against ISIS is unprecedented.
First Washington went after the nuclear deal, now it wants Iran-backed defenses against ISIS out of Iraq.
Protesters hold placards during the annual Ashura march in Marble Arch on October 1st, 2017, in London, England.
How many civilian casualties is the U.S. willing to face in order to accomplish its goal of defeating ISIS?
President Trump approved the plan, designed to reclaim a Syrian city from ISIS.