A report released this week by the Department of Defense’s Inspector General details the group's evolving presence in Syria and Iraq.
August 8, 2019
As Iraq's prime minister announces the end of major military operations against ISIS, here are four documentaries to watch on the evolution of the ISIS threat.
December 11, 2017
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi came into office during a time of crisis. Nearly one year later, he faces the difficult challenge of trying to reform Iraq's political system while continuing the fight against ISIS.
August 13, 2015
Not without reining in the Shia militias operating on the ground, according to experts who spoke to FRONTLINE.
October 21, 2014
The president pointed to the U.S. air campaigns in Yemen and Somalia as successful implementations of his planned strategy against ISIS.
September 11, 2014
And do they pose an imminent danger to the U.S. and other Western targets?
August 11, 2014
"Today, you are either a Shia, a Sunni, a Christian, a Kurd," writes FRONTLINE's Martin Smith from Baghdad. "You are not an Iraqi first."
August 9, 2014
As the U.S. airstrikes begin, FRONTLINE producer Martin Smith reports from Mosul on the developing crisis.
August 8, 2014
It may have seemed sudden but ISIS has been rebuilding inside Iraq -- turning itself into a professional military force -- for years, according to Brookings Institute analyst Charles Lister.
August 7, 2014
In the last week, ISIS and the Kurds have turned their guns on each other. What happens next?
August 5, 2014
More than 10 years after the fall of Saddam, the people of Baghdad might reasonably have hoped that they could drive about their city without worrying about kidnappings and bombings.
August 5, 2014
"It was the troop [pullout]; it was the elections, the post-election management; it was Syria. All the three, I think, together is the unmaking of Iraq."
July 29, 2014