How the War Against ISIS Was Won, Before It Was Lost
As Donald Trump seized on fears of refugees and ISIS in his rise to the presidency, the battle to take down Mosul, the group’s crown jewel in Iraq, was just beginning.
The Kurds Were Fighting ISIS First. This Is What It Was Like.
Before the US joined the war on ISIS, before Trump abandoned them, the Kurds were waging a lonely fight against the jihadis in a forgotten patch of Syria. This is their origin story.