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.
Monday, October 19
Friday, October 16
The disappearance of the Ghost Boat and its 243 passengers off the Libyan coast.
Saturday, October 10
Testimonies about the Soviet war in Afghanistan, reported by the 2015 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Saturday, October 3
A former prostitute turned arctivist and her taxi-driver husband go undercover in Iraq’s brothels.
The photographs that Caesar, a Syrian military photographer, smuggled out of Assad’s death dungeons.