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  1. ISIS Now Has a Network of Military Affiliates in 11 Countries Around the WorldTerror groups from Libya to the Philippines have joined the ISIS cause.
  2. islamic state watch
    This Is What One Woman’s Life Is Like Under ISIS Rule in FallujahIt’s a pretty grim picture.
  3. Small-Scale Attacks by Self-Radicalized Terrorists Are the New NormalIncidents like the Ottawa parliament shootings have taken on scary inevitability. 
  4. international affairs
    A Guide to the Many Groups Fighting in Iraq and SyriaThere are more than a dozen players, and alliances change constantly.
  5. essay
    Abdul-Rahman Kassig Is an American Taken Hostage by ISIS. He Is Also My Friend.I haven’t seen him in more than a year. I may never again because ISIS fighters are threatening to kill him.
  6. foreign affairs
    Can Americans Stomach Another ISIS Slaughter?Officials in the city of Kobani are warning of “5,000 dead within 24 or 36 hours.”
  7. the national circus
    Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama Has Gotten Us Into a QuagmireThe ISIS campaign is a “dumb war.”
  8. In Northern Lebanon, Life Under ISIS’s ShadowThe group’s black-and-white logo is commonplace here, and everyone is asking the same question: When are they coming?
  9. Obama Stands Up to ISIS, Still Needs AlliesIf the U.S. wants to avoid sending troops into combat, it needs friends to do the fighting.
  10. the national circus
    The National Circus: Obama’s Foreign-Policy Critics Are WrongThe president’s deliberateness may be America’s best recourse against the chaotic threats from ISIS and Putin.
  11. Meet the Female Recruiters of ISISA daily dose of jihad, with emojis and slang.
  12. unfortunate coincidences
    Other Things Called ISIS Not Necessarily Changing Their NamesFordham University’s feminist group, for instance, doesn’t plan on it.
  13. international affairs
    Why the U.S. Is ‘Coming to Help’ Iraq, Months After the Rise of ISISU.S. air strikes have begun.
  14. international affairs
    America Seems Ready to Wade Into Iraq’s Growing Civil War — But on Whose Side?Clearly, ISIS is a nightmare. But on the other side is Iran.