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Why a U.S.-Taliban Peace Deal Could Strengthen ISIS in Afghanistan
Plus: Explore nearly two decades of reporting from FRONTLINE on America’s longest war.
February 26, 2020
“I Might Die There”: Journalist Najibullah Quraishi on Going Face-to-Face with ISIS and the Taliban in Afghanistan
“Once you’re inside, you don’t know what could happen,” Quraishi says.
January 21, 2020
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Taliban Country
FRONTLINE reporter Najibullah Quraishi goes on a dangerous journey inside both Taliban- and ISIS-held territory as President Trump says he wants to end the war.
January 21, 2020
Qassem Soleimani’s Complex Legacy in Iraq
Known for inspiring fighters and brokering deals, Qassem Soleimani was a powerful, unparalleled enemy of Kurdish separatists, the Taliban, ISIS — and ultimately, the United States.
January 5, 2020
American Mom Pleads Guilty to Concealing Terrorism Financing
Samantha ElHassani, an American woman who traveled to the Islamic State with her family in 2015, has pleaded guilty to concealing financial support to her husband and brother-in-law to join the terrorist group.
November 27, 2019
Flashback: How US-Backed Kurds Defeated ISIS in Kobani, Syria
It was a major early victory in the fight against ISIS -- but U.S. relations with Turkey were badly damaged by President Obama's support of the Kurds.
October 9, 2019
'He Will be Part of That History': Steve Coll on His Friend (and Source) Jamal Khashoggi
Ahead of the one-year anniversary of Khashoggi’s murder in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, FRONTLINE talked to Coll about  Khashoggi’s relationship to the Muslim Brotherhood and Osama bin Laden, his dreams of a free press and democracy in Saudi Arabia, and the legacy he leaves behind.
October 2, 2019
Suspect in El Paso Shooting Indicted on Capital Murder Charge
The grand jury decision comes more than a month after a gunman entered a busy Walmart on a Saturday morning carrying an AK-47 assault rifle.
September 12, 2019
Report Warns ISIS is "Resurging" in Syria After Trump Ordered a Partial Troop Withdrawal
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
Three Murder Suspects Linked to Atomwaffen: Where Their Cases Stand
Over a period of eight months spanning from 2017 to early 2018, five deaths had links to the Atomwaffen Division, a violent neo-Nazi group. Here is what has happened in the cases.
June 18, 2019
“I Had to Make Peace With Death”: A Q&A With “Targeting Yemen” Filmmaker Safa Al Ahmad
Safa Al Ahmad has been reporting on Yemen for a decade. In that time, she has traveled to Al Qaeda-controlled territory, to the front lines of a multi-sided war in Yemen, and to cities under siege. And yet, she says the risks of filming her latest documentary, Targeting Yemen, went beyond all of those.
January 24, 2019
What the DOD Says About Its Operations in Yemen
The Department of Defense provided a statement in response to written questions from FRONTLINE about U.S. military operations in Yemen.
January 22, 2019