Top Tillerson Aide Smacks Down Russia's Biggest Wish

World | Saagar Enjeti
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a briefing for reporters at the end of the APEC summit in Danang, Vietnam November 11, 2017. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

‘There is no grand bargain’

Satellites Reveal Just How Terrible ISIS Is At Managing Its Oil Fields

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. (Photo: REUTERS/Stringer)

‘ISIS has been highly ineffective in managing its oil fields’

Trump's State Dept Spokesman Blasts Syria's Paris Deal In Epic Fashion

Energy | Chris White
MARRAKESH, MOROCCO - NOVEMBER 9: International youth climate justice activists at the COP22 UN climate conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, react to the U.S. presidential election, November 9, 2016. (Editorial credit: Ryan Rodrick Beiler /

‘If Syria cared so much about what was in the air, it wouldn’t be gassing its own people’

US Is Running Out Of ISIS Terrorists To Bomb

World | Saagar Enjeti
A pair of Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft fly in formation June, 7, 2014 over Kansas. The aircraft, assigned to the 188th Fighter Wing, Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Ark., were the final two A-10s to depart Fort Smith as the 188th FW transitions from a fighter mission to an intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance/remotely piloted aircraft mission. (DOD photo/Senior Airman Sierra Dopfel)

‘They only now control about 4 or 5 percent of the original area’

Activists Ecstatic After War-Torn Syria Joins Paris Climate Deal

Energy | Chris White
Hundreds of environmentalists arrange their bodies to form a message of hope and peace in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, December 6, 2015, as the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues at Le Bourget near the French capital. (Photo: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo)

‘U.S.’ stark isolation should give Trump reason to reconsider’

Marines Blitzed ISIS So Hard They 'Burned Out' Their Guns

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
A Marine with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, fires the M777 howitzer during a battery defense battle drill at Arta Range, Nov. 3, 2013. A five-person gun crew can fire as many as five rounds per minute. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Staci Miller/Released)

‘Every minute of every hour’

US Picks Off 11 ISIS Leaders In A Single Month

Defense | Saagar Enjeti

Senior military commanders

Nobody Knows What To Do With Captured American ISIS Fighter

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. (Photo: REUTERS/Stringer)

Increasingly tenuous

Tillerson Calls Iran A 'Hanger-On' In Syria

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the media at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on October 4, 2017. [State Department Photo/ Public Domain]

‘We do not believe there is a future for the Assad regime, the Assad family’

French Gov't Has Paid Out Nearly $600,000 To ISIS Fighters In Syria

World | Jacob Bojesson
An undated photograph of a man described as Abdelhamid Abaaoud that was published in the Islamic State's online magazine Dabiq and posted on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters

Several countries have done the same

HUNDREDS Of Western ISIS Fighters Return Home

World | Saagar Enjeti
French military patrol near the Eiffel Tower the day after a series of deadly attacks in Paris , November 14, 2015. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Nearly half of departed fighters from the U.K.

VIDEO Shows The Scary Accuracy And Destructive Power Of An ISIS Drone Strike

World | Saagar Enjeti
The Islamic State's propaganda arm recently released a new video of a quadcopter drone dropping a munition on a Syrian regime army depot in the Middle Euphrates River Valley. ISIS Video/Screenshot

ISIS has pioneered the use of low cost drones

After ISIS, What Comes Next?

op-ed | Nicholas Waddy
A member loyal to the ISIL waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa

American policy must become more clear-headed and pragmatic.

Terrorism-Related Cases In Germany Quadruple In One Year

World | Jacob Bojesson
Police stands guard at the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedaechtniskirche Christmas market in Berlin

Around 24,400 Islamists are active in the country

Trump Applauds Victory Over ISIS Capital In Syria

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on August 22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. An earlier statement by the president that he was considering a pardon for Joe Arpaio,, the former sheriff of Maricopa County who was convicted of criminal contempt of court for defying a court order in a case involving racial profiling, has angered Latinos and immigrant rights advocates. Ralph Freso/Getty Images.

‘One of my core campaign promises’

ISIS Propaganda 'Collapses' As US Tightens Noose In Iraq, Syria

World | Saagar Enjeti

Only produced one-third…

ISIS Capital Under 'Full Control' Of US-Backed Forces

Defense | Saagar Enjeti

‘Clearing operations now under way’

US Demands Unconditional Surrender, Won't Allow ISIS Fighters In Raqqa To Just Leave

Defense | Jonah Bennett
An Iraqi forces' fighter holds upside down an Islamic State (IS) group flag as he stands on a humvee in the northern Iraqi town of Sharqat on September 22, 2017. (Photo: Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)

So far, 15 fighters have surrendered in the past few weeks.