Top Iraqi Officer Was ON VACATION When ISIS Moved In Last Year

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
Members of the allied Iraqi forces consisting of the Iraqi army and fighters from the Popular Mobilisation units pose for a photo as they sit on a tank on the front line during a military operation against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists on the road leading to Saqlawiya, north of Fallujah, in Iraq's Anbar province on August 19, 2015. (HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Had less than 1/3 of the required soldiers

This Arizona Man Used To Brag About ISIS On Twitter, Now He's Facing Life In Prison

Daily Caller News Foundation | Casey Harper
ISIS Twitter

‘Fuel the hatred and radicalization that keep terrorist organizations like ISIL alive’

This Year-Long, 'Critical' Battle Against ISIS Is Exactly What's Wrong With The War On ISIS

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
An Iraqi soldier holds his weapon in Husaybah, in Anbar province July 22, 2015. (REUTERS/Stringer)

Too many ISIS cities, not enough soldiers

Top ISIS Hacker Steps Out Of Vehicle, Gets Annihilated By US Drone Strike

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
ISIS

‘This is a great intelligence success’

ISIS Suicide Attack Kills 2 Generals, On Front Lines For Some Reason

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
Members of the allied Iraqi forces consisting of the Iraqi army and fighters from the Popular Mobilisation units gather around tanks on the front line during a military operation against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists on the road leading to Saqlawiya, north of Fallujah, in Iraq's Anbar province on August 19, 2015. (HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Drove explosive car into line of advancing troops

Report: White House ISIS Strategy Based On Falsified Reports

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
An image grab taken from an AFPTV video on September 16, 2014 shows a jihadist from the Islamic State (IS) group standing on the rubble of houses after a Syrian warplane was reportedly shot down by IS militants over the Syrian town of Raqa. (AFP/Getty Images)

A year of war ran on manufactured good news

Turkish Prez Thinks He Can Ride ISIS To Easy Election Win

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a graduation ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, June 11, 2015. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas)

June’s election didn’t go too well, so let’s start over

Report: Turkey, The New Anti-ISIS Ally, Betrayed US-Backed Syrian Rebels

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
Rebel fighters who recently joined the Failaq al-Rahman brigade take part in a training session at a camp in Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region before being sent to the front lines, on July 11, 2015. (ABD DOUMANY/AFP/Getty Images)

Al-Qaida only kept from killing them on Turkish orders

An Unlikely Israeli Business Deal Has Fueled The Fight Against ISIS

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
The Givati Brigade's Tzabar Battalion practices complex maneuvers in an urban warfare environment. (IDF flickr)

Billions of oil dollars going into the fight against ISIS

16 ISIS Fighters Contract AIDS, Punished To Be Suicide Bombers

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
An image grab taken from an AFPTV video on September 16, 2014 shows a jihadist from the Islamic State (IS) group standing on the rubble of houses after a Syrian warplane was reportedly shot down by IS militants over the Syrian town of Raqa. (AFP/Getty Images)

That’s one way to deal with infection

82-Year-Old Archaeologist's Last Heroic Act Was To Defy ISIS Right To Their Faces

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
A picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows a Syrian policeman patrolling the ancient oasis city of Palmyra, 215 kilometres northeast of Damascus. (JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Spent 50 years defending 4,000-year-old treasures

Genius Twitter Turns Jihadis With Mics Into 'ISIS Karaoke'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
Screenshot of an Islamic State preacher from the @ISISKaraoke Twitter account

ISIS, ISIS Baby

Iraqi Politicians Pass Around Blame For Rise Of ISIS

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
An Iraqi protester shouts slogans during a demonstration to express support for Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's reform drive while calling on him to do more on August 14, 2015 in Baghdad's Tahrir Square. (HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Can Iraq shape up its desperate military?

Fleeing Syrians Swim Among Drowned Corpses In Chilling Video

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis

‘Our children will grow up and say, Down with the Arab leaders.’

CNN Military Analyst: Trump Has 'Sophomoric' National Security Strategy

Elections | Steve Guest

‘It’s almost laughable’ Trump’s lack of understanding

Syrian Regime Drops Barrel Bombs On People Doing Weekend Shopping At A Local Market

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
Men run at a site hit by what activists said were airs trikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on a marketplace in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria

But don’t worry, it wasn’t ISIS

ISIS Probably Just Used Mustard Gas Against Kurdish Troops, US Officials Say

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Chemical weapons

‘It has to be used in high concentrations to be fatal’

CNN Host Is Worried That ISIS Members Raping 12-Year-Old Girls 'Feeds' Islam A Bad Rap

Video | Christian Datoc

‘It feeds an impression of what Islam is.’

Top Army Officer Shoots It Straight With Congress One Last Time

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno gives the keynote address at the 10th Annual Conference of Military Reporters and Editors Association Oct. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

‘Whether we like it or not, we’re a world leader and we have to lead in many places around the world’

ISIS Kidnaps 160 Christians In Syria

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014. (TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The fear is growing’