Abu Islam al-Iraqi, a former ISIS commander who ran clandestine cells of suicide bombers in the Iraqi town of Kirkuk has had some time to think about what he's done. Author Robin Wright says he has few regrets.
ISIS moves may not make much practical military or political sense, but that violent illogic may be part of the group's appeal to recruits. And despite their errors, they don't appear to be on the verge of defeat any time soon.
Nigeria's military has denied reports that a recent Boko Haram attack near the town of Baga took some two thousand lives earlier this month. But satellite images released by Amnesty International offer proof of a wide swath of destruction.
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