Islamic State

Sadiq Juma’s daughters. (needtoknow.tv)

Why did teenage Somali-Norwegian sisters flee to Syria to join ISIS?

The author who investigated the story learned the girls’ father was lying, and was threatened by a Norwegian tabloid
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ISIS foreign fighters are coming home. Now what?

We take stock of how many have returned and what the Liberals are doing about it.
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De-radicalization can work for former ISIS fighters

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Tory leader Andrew Scheer have fiercely debated the fate of radicalized fighters who return to Canada
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What should Canada do about returning jihadists?

Arresting them all won’t work, says a leading expert who argues for ’reintegration’ into Canadian society
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2014-2017: An obituary for ISIS

Adnan R. Khan: The so-called Islamic State has fallen. Its caliphate has crumbled, but its ideological fervor lives on.
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Why the war against ISIS is going to get worse

ISIS was driven from Mosul, but at a devastating price. The other Iraqi and Syrian cities it still controls will also not fall easily.
Still image taken from video of a man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in Mosul

Why the death of ISIS’s leader could spell trouble

If Baghdadi is indeed dead, it will cripple ISIS, but it could also lead to a resurgence of an even more dangerous al Qaeda
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Islamic State has weaponized children

Islamic State uses children for propaganda, it trains them to be killers, and now it is targeting children for attack
Malcolm Nance on active duty.

Q&A: Malcolm Nance on U.S. security and ISIS, a future ’ghost caliphate’

Intelligence expert, ex-soldier and author Malcolm Nance discusses Donald Trump, Michael Flynn, and the Quebec mosque shooting
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After the MOAB, Afghanistan reverberates still

The U.S. says its massive bomb was the right tool for the right target, but Afghan officials argue Islamic State was already on the retreat