This Is What Wannabe Jihadists Order on Amazon Before Leaving for Syria “In 2008, a classified briefing note on radicalisation, prepared by MI5’s behavioural
A brief overview of the persecution experienced by the Yezidis community in Syria and Iraq. As IS (ISIS) makes gains in Northern Iraq, the Yezidis
The End of Iraq? Or Not…. My thoughts on the imminent or not so imminent collapse of the Iraqi state.
The Syria Factor in Iraqi Kurdish Politics -carnegie endowment Some background on the Kurdish-Syrian-ISIS/ISIL connection.