ISIS has lost its caliphate but remains a potent force, using mobile guerrilla tactics and a highly sophisticated smuggling and extortion network to finance its ongoing insurgency.
In Yemen, the rivalry between al-Islah and the STC intensifies amid demonstrations blaming the party for deteriorating security and territorial gains by Houthi rebels.
Those that argue that the Afghan War was lost fail to understand the very concept of conflict.
Aiming to limit US influence, Iran has been gradually reshaping Iraq's internal and security policy since 2003.
For 20 years, Turkey has had an ambiguous relationship with the US war on terror.
The attacks of 9/11 not only shocked the world, but the images of planes crashing into the World Trade Center came to define a generation. This 360˚ context looks at 20 years of the war on terror.
The Afghan government has a responsibility to protect the Hazara community from continued attacks.
Withdrawing several thousand US troops from Afghanistan is just the tip of the iceberg.