On the ground in Mosul, the terror group's stronghold is crumbling.
They are the US-led coalition’s main ally in the fight against Isis, but as Turkey keeps bombing them, the sense of betrayal is growing.
Even after I'd visited the morgue, and spoken to trafficked women, it was Jallo's story which stuck in my mind.
Rough justice in Iraq’s killing fields.
I'd heard about what happened to Harry Parker in Afghanistan, and so at first I was a little nervous about reviewing his novel. I needn't have worried.
“If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it’s a duck,” a diplomat told me in Kabul. “Isil are here.”
Too many outsiders to the world of war leap to make generalisations over those afflicted by PTSD.
Founded upon his experience of successfully negotiating with the IRA, the book is an enthralling, case study of the art, in which Powell carefully establishes his argument for why dialogue with terror groups is usually necessary.
Storm, despite being a spy at the forefront of western intelligence efforts, was primarily driven by a desperate need to belong.