How US Military Hackers Prepared to Hack the Islamic State

Documents obtained by Motherboard give insight into how hackers at CYBERCOM prepare before launching offensive cyber operations, including figuring out how likely an attack will be attributed back to them.


The Blogger Who Took on ISIS

"Obviously I was scared that ISIS would find out where I was and kill me, but I was more worried about the horrible things they would do to my family."


ISIS expands its global battlefield into the Philippines

The Philippine Army is fighting to retake Marawi, a city seized by ISIS-linked militants.


How ISIS uses a mock news agency to claim credit for attacks

What does it mean when ISIS claims an attack?


The US Is Bombing Syria So Much That Watchdogs Can't Keep Up

The sheer number of US Coalition airstrikes is diverting civilian casualty counters away from investigating Russian bombings.


Photographs of the Aftermath of the Iraqi Forces in Eastern Mosul

Over the past two years, ISIS has destroyed most of the bridges, but they remain the primary way to cross and transfer goods from a safe area to an occupied one.


As Food Supplies Dwindle, ISIS Tells Its Fighters to Eat Less

ISIS told its followers to just eat one meal day—and they decided to call it a religious fast, rather than what it really is: a desperate means of coping with increasing food shortages after intense battles in and around Mosul took out large amounts of...


US special forces are helping Turkey clear out ISIS strongholds in Syria

Americans will now be fighting alongside both the Turkish military and Kurdish militias in its bid to push the Islamic State further south.


ISIS second-in-command just got killed in Syria

The Islamic State's official media outlet confirmed the death of the group's spokesperson, Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, on Tuesday.