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Here’s what’s left of ISIS — and why they still pose a major threat

President Donald Trump declared victory over ISIS in March of this year. But because of his policies, the group has made a comeback.
Forensic investigators at a site where two drones crashed near a Hezbollah building in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 25.

New air strikes and a pair of exploding drones are pushing Israel and Lebanon toward all-out war

Israel has launched air strikes in Iraq and Syria in the past week, and is accused of sending explosive drones to Beirut in an assassination attempt.

What life is like on the Syria-Turkey border, one of the world’s most tense and dangerous fault lines

Syria's brutal civil war, terror groups, millions of refugees, Turkey and the Kurds' military face-off make this border very dangerous.

A scathing new Pentagon report blames Trump for the return of ISIS in Syria and Iraq

A new report from the Pentagon's inspector general said Trump's policies contributed to the resurgence of ISIS and instability in Iraq and Syria.
Sen. Kamala Harris speaks as entrepreneur Andrew Yang and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard listen on the second night of the second 2020 Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, Michigan, July 31, 2019.

Kamala Harris and Tulsi Gabbard went after each other without mercy in Detroit. Both had a point.

Gabbard went after Harris's record as a prosecutor, while Harris attacked Gabbard for her refusal to call Syria's president a war criminal.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. troops patrol at an Afghan National Army (ANA) base in Logar province, Afghanistan

Most American veterans say the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were ‘not worth fighting,’ as the US flexes its military muscles at Iran

A Pew Research Center survey found 64% of veterans said Iraq wasn't worth fighting, along with 58% who said the same about Afghanistan.

These are the 10 most dangerous countries in the world in 2019

The latest Global Peace Index has a new least peaceful country, assessed on metrics like political instability and deaths from conflict.

Afghanistan is officially the most dangerous country in the world — more proof the US war there has failed

The US has been fighting a war in Afghanistan for nearly two decades. Peace talks are stalled and ISIS is reorganizing there after its defeats.
President Donald Trump's social media director, Dan Scavino, has maintained a close relationship with the president amid constant chaos in the White House.

Trump tried to convince lawmakers his Syria pullout was popular by having his social media director read Twitter

"Get Dan Scavino in here," Trump reportedly said at a meeting to persuade skeptical lawmakers of the popularity of his abrupt pull-out from Syria.
Daenerys Targaryen burned King's Landing down.

People think ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8, episode 5 was a big metaphor for the US’s disastrous Iraq War

In the latest episode, a lot of people think Daenerys Targaryen essentially turned into former President George W. Bush. Warning, spoilers ahead.