The making of the drone.
Monday, December 21
Since the Syrian rebel leader Hassan Aboud joined ISIS, taking with him fighters and weapons, he has been behind a sprawling mix of battlefield action and crime.
Friday, December 18
Friday, December 11
Edward Luttwak is a military strategist, a classical scholar, a cattle rancher, and an adviser to presidents, prime ministers, and the Dalai Lama.
Monday, December 7
The DEA warns that drugs are funding terror. But is the agency stopping threats or staging them?
Friday, November 27
Sunday, November 22
They were cousins who grow up in Raqqa amidst parties, beaches, even bikinis. They married ISIS fighters to protect their families, then became morality policers.
Thursday, November 19
Bomb makers—including ISIS—have been on a quest to obtain red mercury, a weapon reputed to be powerful enough to “create the city-flattening blast of a nuclear bomb.” They haven’t found it yet. That might be because it doesn’t exist.
Sunday, November 15
How a tattooed video store clerk with a history of drinking and drug use ended up at an Islamic self-help class leading to the birth of ISIS.
Friday, November 6
The daily life and dwindling hopes of a 12-year-old Syrian refugee.
Wednesday, November 4
He was just another coked-up agent (repping the likes of Steven Soderbergh) when he disappeared into Iraq, shooting heaps of footage he would attempt to package into a pro-war documentary. And that was just the beginning.
Tuesday, November 3
On Ahmad Chalabi, the con man who pushed America to war. Chalabi died on Tuesday at the age of 71.