Where in the World Is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?

So I'm seeing an increasing amount of chatter on the Twitter that none other than Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi himself has been trapped in Mosul and is perhaps not long for this world. And while I agree that this would be a hilarious rebuttal to Donald Trump's barely coherent debate rant about how come we don't … Continue reading Where in the World Is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?

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Turkey is shaking up the whole Syrian civil war right now

I'll let you all in on a little secret: while I've been on "hiatus" this week I've actually been working anyway. I've been guest-editing LobeLog while the regular editor is on vacation, but mostly for the past few days I was working on a piece about recent events in Syria. Over the weekend, Assad's air … Continue reading Turkey is shaking up the whole Syrian civil war right now