Category Archives: ISIS

Syrian Kurds see American betrayal and warn fight against ISIS is now in doubt

Liz Sly, Sarah Dadouch and Asser Khattab in the Washington Post – For the past five years, Syrian Kurds have stood alongside the United States in its effort to vanquish the Islamic State, in the process securing control over a … Continue reading

Posted in Iran, ISIS, Syria

Climate Change Still Seen as the Top Global Threat, but Cyberattacks a Rising Concern

By Jacob Poushter and Christine Huang of Pew Research Center – Climate change is seen by more countries as a top international threat, but many people also name ISIS and cyberattacks as their top security concern. Continue reading…

Posted in Climate, Cyber security, Global warming, ISIS

Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world.

Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world By Michael Lipka of Pew Research The growth and regional migration of Muslims, combined with the ongoing impact of the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL) … Continue reading

Posted in ISIS, Islam, Religion

Globally, People Point to ISIS and Climate Change as Leading Security Threats

By Jacob Poushter and Dorothy Manevich of Pew Research Center People around the globe identify ISIS and climate change as the leading threats to national security, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. ISIS is named as the top … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Controversial, Global warming, ISIS, Pew Research, terrorism

The ISIS Files: How the Islamic State stayed in power so long

By Rukmini Callimachi of the New York Times We unearthed thousands of internal documents that help explain how the Islamic State stayed in power so long. On five trips to battle-scarred Iraq, journalists for The New York Times scoured old … Continue reading

Posted in Iraq, ISIS, Mosul, New York Times, Religion