The Wagner Group has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle but blurs the line between what is and isn’t happening on Moscow’s orders.
The inability of US forces to eliminate al-Qaeda networks in Iraq helped it reorganize as ISIS after Barack Obama withdrew troops in 2011.
The American dead included two soldiers, a US security contractor, and a civilian Defense Department employee, according to US Central Command.
It's the second major resignation over the president's decision in as many days.
BuzzFeed News reveals that the US is preparing to shut down a key base near Syria’s border with Jordan that some US officials have cast as part of efforts to counter Iran.
The decision was announced Wednesday with little preparation. Even in recent days, there had been no hints of a rapid end to the US presence there.
Kurdish intelligence has documented scores of attacks around former ISIS strongholds.
"Why would they get in the way when their adversary is committing an own goal of epic proportions?”
The Bitter Rivalry Between Turkey And Saudi Arabia Is Muddying What US Officials Think They Know About The Saudi Journalist's Disappearance
Turkey and Saudi Arabia each have a stake in undermining the other, complicating Washington's search for answers.
An out-of-print book on Ronald Reagan's strategy against the Soviet Union is seen as inspiration for the Trump administration's Iran policy.
The Last Major Rebel-Held City In Syria Is Gearing Up For A Government Attack And People Are Terrified
"There will be a large massacre against civilians."
Is the creation of the Iran Action Group at the State Department more of the same or a sign of a more aggressive US policy?
A bipartisan proposal would ask the Trump administration to determine if Russia has aided Iran and Hezbollah in Syria.
While hundreds of people were out on the streets of the nation's capital on Sunday, some reporters estimated that only 20 white nationalists were among them.
The list includes an Israeli billionaire, the head of Nicaragua's electoral commission, and the former president of Gambia.
US officials say most of ISIS fighters have died on the battlefield. Smugglers along the Syria-Turkey border say many have escaped.
The US-led coalition fighting ISIS has admitted responsibility for the deaths of 36 civilians in three military strikes in Mosul after they were detailed in a BuzzFeed News investigation.
The hundreds of thousands of files contain the first adult photos of bin Laden's son Hamza – considered al-Qaeda's "leader in waiting."
Experts have warned for years that US-backed Iraqi forces and US-backed Kurdish forces will turn against one another once the war on ISIS ends. Now the time has come.
Family members of Syrian-American journalist and activist Halla Barakat and her mother, Ouruba, tell BuzzFeed News they do not believe the US will investigate their deaths.