In the week since the attacks on Paris, there has been a great deal of talk about waging war on the Islamic State, but scant clarity about how such a war might succeed.
The Paris terror attacks have drawn new attention to what Russian President Vladimir Putin really wants to achieve in Syria, and how much Russian policy there overlaps with the interests of the West.
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More than 30 people dead after explosion rips through crowds in eastern city of Yola.
As the world prayed for Paris, more than three thousand miles east another atrocity was being uncovered in Iraq - two mass graves containing the bodies of older Yazidi women.
Before the Paris horror, ISIS was killing Muslims on a daily basis. We Muslims despise these crazy people more than anyone else does.
Nine members of the Islamic State's top command did time at Bucca