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A ‘Final Offensive’ In Syria by Putin and Assad Suddenly Looks Like It’s On Hold
Bombing has stopped, some Syrian army units have redeployed – and anti-Assad demonstrations are erupting. But the rebels may turn on each other.
September 14, 2018
Marines Move to Tackle Racial Extremists in the Corps
An updated order emphasizes that participating in white supremacist groups is prohibited and calls on service members to report those who violate the policy.
August 30, 2018
All Parties in Yemen’s War May Have Committed War Crimes: UN Experts
“There is little evidence of any attempt by parties to the conflict to minimize civilian casualties,” a UN expert said about the actors involved in Yemen's war.
August 28, 2018
What a Political Alliance Between Two Iraq War-Era Militia Leaders Means For the U.S.
Two controversial Iraq War-era militia leaders announced a political alliance between their blocs, raising questions about the future of American involvement in the country.
June 27, 2018
U.S.-led Coalition Strikes Bombed Trapped Civilians in Syria, Amnesty Says
An Amnesty report says the U.S.-led coalition fired imprecise explosive weapons in areas populated with civilians during its offensive in Raqqa last year.
June 5, 2018
CIA Director Nominee Supported Destruction of Torture Tapes
Haspel drafted the cable ordering the tapes’ destruction at the request of her boss at the time, the CIA’s former top operations officer, Jose Rodriguez.
May 9, 2018
Trump’s New CIA Director Nominee Helped Cover Up Torture
Trump's support for Haspel, currently the CIA deputy director, follows the president’s repeated praise for techniques widely described as torture.
March 13, 2018
Watching "The Looming Tower"? Meet the Real John O’Neill.
Meet the real John O’Neill in FRONTLINE's classic 2002 documentary, “The Man Who Knew.”
March 9, 2018
How ISIS Came to Be: Four Docs to Watch
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
Follow four young Iraqi soldiers tasked with leading the fight against ISIS in Mosul.
October 18, 2017
Even After ISIS, Iraqis Face a Deadly Threat: Hidden Explosives
Across Mosul and other parts of Iraq once held by ISIS, a vast and deadly cache of booby-traps and improvised explosive devices was left behind.
October 18, 2017
“The Toughest Battle I’ve Ever Covered”: A Q&A With “Mosul” Director Olivier Sarbil
French journalist Olivier Sarbil lost part of his right hand while covering the Libyan revolution. Even still, he says the fight for Mosul “was definitely the toughest battle I’ve ever covered.”
October 18, 2017