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Macron corrects Trump to his face at NATO meeting over his repeated false claims that ISIS is defeated

French President Emmanuel Macron fact-checked US President Donald Trump on the subject of ISIS as they met in London during a NATO summit on Tuesday.
Williams and Vindman testify at House Intelligence Committee hearing on Trump impeachment inquiry on Capitol Hill in Washington

GQ had to issue a hilarious correction when it screwed up how Alexander Vindman got his Purple Heart

A GQ writer learned the hard way how much difference one little letter can make in a story about Vindman.
Drone footage of the home, moments before it was struck by the anti-ISIS coalition's munitions.

‘I’d wiped out half a family’: F-16 pilot grapples with guilt after a bungled bombing mission in Iraq killed at least 4 civilians

"Doing nothing is even worse," the F-16 fighter pilot said. "War is a game that we play because all else has failed."
Al-Baghdadi in an undated picture released by the US Department of Defense.

How the US military can take on terrorism threats in Iraq and Syria without staying there forever

US forces swooped in on ISIS' leader last month, but they don't need to be based there to do that, writes Defense Priorities senior fellow Enea Gjoza.
A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 29, 2014.

ISIS says it has a new leader less than a week after the US raid that left al-Baghdadi dead

Less than a week after President Donald Trump celebrated Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death, the Islamic State terrorist group has a new leader.

ISIS’ brutal leader was killed by US Delta Force soldiers. Here’s how the elite raid on al-Baghdadi went down.

A raid carried out by US commandos early Sunday morning resulted in the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, US officials say.
Former Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi speaks in a video released in April 2019,

How Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi rose from a radical religious scholar to the brutal leader of the most powerful terrorist group in the world

The self-declared caliph of the Islamic State, Al-Baghdadi was instrumental in building one of the most potent terrorist groups in history.
A displaced Syrian boy writes on a whiteboard in an UNICEF tent converted into a school at a camp near al-Dana town in northwestern Syria on September 10, 2019.

33 photos show what it’s like to go to school in a war zone

Wars destroy cities and schools, but classes continue. Here's what it's like for children going to school in the war zones of Syria, Yemen, and Iraq.
President Donald Trump.

Trump thanks Russia and other nations for helping with the US mission to kill ISIS leader al-Baghdadi

President Donald Trump thanked the Russian government among others for aiding US Special Forces in an operation that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014.

ISIS is staging attacks in symbolically important places to send a message: We’re back

"ISIS absolutely intends to rule terrain again," an analyst told Insider, and it's staging attacks on symbolically important places.