Two years ago this month, Islamic State slaughtered thousands of Yazidis in northern Iraq. What happened to those who made it to Europe?
“If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it’s a duck,” a diplomat told me in Kabul. “Isil are here.”
Few would claim that climate change is the only cause of conflicts in Syria or elsewhere, but it’s widely considered to be a "threat multiplier".
If the line between peace and war is being blurred, so is that between fact and fiction.
War by Photoshop.
How does Daesh manage the territory under its control?
The village of Idomeni is just one example.
The so-called “war on terror” has become a clash within each civilisation, in which every side pretends to fight Isis in order to hit its true enemy.
As the roots of Isis grow deeper, support for the group is increasing.
Ultimately this is a question about the world in which we want to live.
Liberals often worry about the need to protect citizens from the state. Yet in the age of global terror, the risk posed by failed states is by far the greater danger.
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