Daily Beast

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:29
This article discusses a new study that states that the U.S.-backed Afghan government could compel the Taliban to pursue peace once they regain control of at least 80% of Afghan districts.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 06:52
The terror group has suffered a series of defeats in Syria, but while the prevailing Pentagon view may be that ISIS has weakened, there is debate about just how much.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 08:35
There are only 5,000 U.S. troops in Iraq—about what a colonel usually commands. But for this ISIS war, as many as 21 generals have been deployed. Why?
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 06:17
We still have a chance to stop ISIS in Libya before it really takes root. Part of the answer is military—but only part.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 06:52
Recent airstrikes on cash depots in ISIS-land incinerated more than half-a-billion dollars. The oil operations are being hit—and the willingness to risk civilian casualties is growing.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 06:23
Almost every aspect of the Obama administration’s policy toward Syria has been scrutinized, lambasted or praised in recent months, but one of the most significant facets, the CIA’s covert aid program to Syrian rebels, has largely slipped below the radar.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 06:27
The Kremlin is worried about not just what the American troops are teaching the Ukrainians, but what they may be learning from them and the Donbas battlefield.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:50
U.S. airstrikes on the terror group are sowing paranoia within the terror group’s ranks about who among them may spying for the Americans, intelligence officials and terrorism analysts say.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 05:23
It's the first time in the 20-year history of modern drones that the Air Force has reduced, rather than expanded, its robotic ops. At the peak of their military prowess, leading an intensive air war over Iraq and Syria, America's Predator and Reaper crews insist on a little relief.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 06:43
If ISIS threatens the survival of Jordan, the Obama administration believes, it would ask for help from two of the least popular countries in the Middle East: America and Israel.