The recent attacks in Orlando, USA and Nice, France in the past two weeks were perpetrated by Islamic State group-aligned lone attackers, or what is commonly referred to as "lone wolves".
Nussaibah Younis, Atlantic Council senior fellow, says the idea of intervening in Syria has been affected by memories of U.S. intervention in Iraq — and not necessarily for the better.
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The Islamic State's latest suicide attack in Baghdad, which killed nearly 330 people, foreshadows a long and bloody insurgency, according to American diplomats and commanders
When 19-year-old Akhror Saidakhmetov started hanging out with two older men and talking about waging jihad in Syria, his mother took away his passport.
The idea of soldiers as an exploited group is hardly anything new.