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.
Brazil has a murder problem. It also has a gun problem. Both could get worse if some Brazilian lawmakers have their way. Rather than tighten responsible firearms legislation, the so-called Bullet Caucus wants to make weapons even more accessible and untraceable.
At the annual Arab League summit this week in Jordan, top agenda items include ongoing violent conflicts and terrorism threats. But many young Arabs say their leaders need to do much more to address jobs, education and the economy.
The Pentagon has confirmed that the ISIS-fighting coalition carried out a strike on March 17 in an area of western Mosul where residents say more than 100 civilians were killed. US officials say they're investigating the incident.