Over the past three decades, Turkey has launched countless operations across the Iraqi and Syrian borders, succeeding only in making matters worse for itself. This time may be no different.
Such children suffer unique challenges.
Some African countries present a facade of democracy. The absence of substantive democracy is contributing to instability on the continent.
Much of Sinai is almost beyond Egyptian state control altogether.
As foreign Islamic State fighters return home, there needs to be proper prosecution of sexual violence in armed conflict.
Just because a group waves the IS flag or claims to be its friend doesn't mean a global insurgency is underway.
Russia is pursuing influence in Central Asia and competing with the US. Afghanistan offers it a chance to do both.
What lies ahead for IS after Mosul, Raqqa and tens of thousands of casualties?
Despite the fact that the Islamic State is on the run, the terrorist group still manages to inspire, motivate and maintain the social identity and cohesion of its members. Here's how.
As Islamic State territory in Iraq and Syria shrinks, concerns are mounting about the number of foreign fighters who may return.
It hinges upon whether she was a member of IS, and what that means.
Ten months of data reveal some alarming trends.
The September 15 London train bombing that injured 30 was the UK's fifth terror attack this year. A security expert looks at why Europe has been seeing more frequent and bloodier jihadist assaults.
As Mosul rebuilds, its history is a reminder that people of many faiths lived in cooperation in the city. In the city was the Tomb of Prophet Jonah, venerated by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike.
Tensions are mounting along the EU's only land borders with Africa on the Moroccan coast.
Criticisms that Peter Kosminsky's drama about Islamic State is propaganda are wide of the mark.
New research has tracked how quickly Twitter accounts linked to extremism are being suspended.
With terrorists striking again in Spain and in Finland, one cannot help but ask -- again -- why people want to follow the Islamic State. Some new theories are emerging.
Religious values, deeply rooted in texts, serve as an important motivator for giving. Religious Americans volunteer more, give more, and give more often.
A toxic combination of history and social tension makes Spain fertile ground for extremist recruitment.