Latest Middle East and North Africa Analysis

The Human Cost of Retaking Mosul

The Islamic State has displaced millions of Iraqis over the course of its occupation. The operation to oust the militant group from Mosul could displace a million more. Read more…


The Advance Nears Mosul's City Limits

Heavier resistance and an Islamic State attack in Kirkuk could slow the offensive. Read more…

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Morocco's Jihadist Paradox, Unraveled

Jihadist attacks are a relative rarity in the country, even though it is one of the leading sources of militant fighters. Read more…