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January 6, 2019
National security adviser John Bolton listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Aug 16. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Contradicting Trump, Bolton says no withdrawal from Syria until ISIS contained, Kurds' safety guaranteed
January 6, 2019 - 3:40pm
December 31, 2018
U.S. Special Forces soldiers at a front line outpost outside Manbij, Syria, Feb. 7, 2018. Four Russian nationals, and perhaps dozens more, were killed in fighting between pro-government forces in eastern Syria and members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State, according to Russian and Syrian officials. A Syrian military officer said that about 100 Russian soldiers had been killed in the fighting on Feb. 7 and 8. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump says US troops are 'slowly' being sent home from Syria
December 31, 2018 - 11:43am
December 24, 2018
Brett McGurk, left, at the Pentagon in May 2017. Photo by the U.S. Department of Defense.
'Very telling' that Trump didn't know his own anti-ISIS point man, former official says
December 24, 2018 - 11:08am
December 23, 2018
Acting National Security Adviser Keith Kellogg waits for the arrival of President Donald Trump at the top of the steps of Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 17, 2017. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
COMMENTARY: We succeeded in Syria. Now it's time to leave.
December 23, 2018 - 5:18pm
April 30, 2018
Islamic State suicide bombing kills 25 in Kabul, including at least 9 journalists
April 30, 2018 - 12:44pm
January 24, 2018
A fighter with the Syria­n Democ­ratic Force­s, an Ameri­can-b­acked, Kurdi­sh-le­d group, walks past damaged buildings in Raqqa, Syria, until recently the home of the self-proclaimed Islamic State group, on Oct. 12, 2017. (Ivor Prickett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Strike on Islamic State killed up to 150 militants, US military says
January 24, 2018 - 3:26pm
January 22, 2018
An undated handout photo of a series of shoulder-fired, recoilless launchers made by the Islamic State group, shown with a variety of repurposed projectiles. ISIS weapons engineers took Soviet-era munitions and made Western-style disposable launchers for them, even affixing written instructions for their use. (Damien Spleeters/Conflict Armament Research via The New York Times Copyright 2018)
'We are in your home': After losses, ISIS steps up campaign to inspire attacks
January 22, 2018 - 7:38pm
Opinion: Preparing our Middle East partners to fight their own battles
January 22, 2018 - 8:30am
October 17, 2017
US-backed force claims capture of Islamic State's de facto Syrian capital Raqqa
October 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
September 19, 2017
The 5 countries where people click most on ISIS propaganda
September 19, 2017 - 4:32pm
September 14, 2017
The center of Tal Afar the day after the city was declared fully liberated from the Islamic State group, Sept. 1, 2017. The city, mostly intact, was declared fully liberated from the militant group a day earlier, thanks to a gap in its security cordon which allowed hundreds of their fighters to flee. (Ivor Prickett/The New York Times)
U.S. citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria
September 14, 2017 - 1:55pm
September 2, 2017
Guest Opinion: After the Islamic State is defeated, should Trump leave some U.S. troops in Syria?
September 2, 2017 - 7:30am
August 9, 2017
Opinion Column: Trump finally starts winning - by copying Obama
August 9, 2017 - 7:30am
July 14, 2017
Pentagon says head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
July 5, 2017
Guest Opinion: The crumbling ISIS caliphate
July 5, 2017 - 9:30am