We look back at the 2016-2017 battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State, from the perspective of people who were there.
In this Essential Geopolitics podcast, Emily Hawthorne says A meeting scheduled for June, 2020 will reveal a lot about where the U.S. / Iraq relationship is headed.
IN this podcast, Stratfor's Fred Burton speaks to Samuel Katz, whose new book details the secret agency that worked with the multinational coalition to bring down ISIS.
After departing Iraq in 2011, U.S. troops returned in 2014 to battle the Islamic State. They have remained even after the jihadist group's defeat.
In this episode, Stratfor's Fred Burton sits down with journalist Mike Giglio, who tells the story of the rise of ISIS' caliphate and the coalition that worked to disassemble it in his new book Shatter the Nations: ISIS and the War for the Caliphate.
More attacks could see Russian, Chinese, and U.S. security involvement -- and competition -- in the Central Asian country increase.
Al-Baghdadi's death will not significantly weaken the wider capabilities of the Islamic State or its affiliates.