The Daily Beast

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 07:15
Abu Omar served with the U.S.-trained Georgian army, spent time in jail, and emerged a jihadi. Now at the top of the ISIS leadership, he wants to take the war to Russia.
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 11:49
An echo of the ISIS war reached the nation of Georgia again this week. A local television channel, Rustavi-2, reported that yet another teenager had been killed in Syria: 18-year-old Beso Kushanashvili would not be coming home to his family in the Pankisi Gorge, the mountain area of Georgia mostly populated with Chechen Muslims. Kushanashvili, according to local reports, was one of about 50 teenagers between 16 and 18 who had left to fight the jihadist war in Syria.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 06:18
Russia is now threatening NATO allies in the Baltics. If Moscow tries another invasion of commandos and spies, the alliance is prepared to act, NATO's top general said.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 07:06
ISIS has been slowed for the moment. But local fighters in Iraq say if they’re going to continue to battle ISIS, they’ll need drones and advanced weapons to do it.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 06:45
Hillary Clinton and congressmen alike have called on Obama to arm Syria’s rebels. But the president fumed at lawmakers in a private meeting for suggesting he should’ve done more.
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 06:46
Obama’s new Iraq war began modestly. By the end of his press conference on Saturday, though, it got a bit bigger.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 07:41
The U.S. and the U.N. have an opportunity to prevent further bloodshed in Central Africa, if they’re prepared to take certain steps to do so.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 07:48
Israel’s economy is booming. So why is the United States still giving it $3.1 billion a year? That’s the question on the minds of some of Israel’s biggest supporters in Washington.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 08:04
Gen. Hiftar was betrayed by Gaddafi, was approached by the CIA, moved to the USA, and now says he'll purge Libya of jihadists.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:01
The American-supported Free Syrian Army was forced to withdraw from a key city on the Iraq-Syria border last week after its pleas for help went unanswered by the United States.