ISIS in Syria
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive and leading ISIS, new propaganda video claims
The videotaped propaganda message, which comes on the heels of the Islamic State losing valuable ground in Syria and Iraq, purportedly shows Baghdadi seated among other ISIS militants.
The U.S. has put itself in an impossible position in Syria
Washington risks losing the little leverage it has to realize other goals it’s talked about but done little to achieve, analysts told VICE News.