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Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides

A war with Iran would likely be disastrous and further destabilize a region that's been consumed by conflict for years.
U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle conducts a mission Sept. 10, 2019. The F-15E conducted a Coalition and Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service air strike in the Salah ad Din Province, Iraq, in support of Iraqi ground force clearing operations.

US jets smashed an island ISIS was using ‘like a hotel’ and troops found rockets and bombs stashed in caves

At least 25 ISIS fighters are dead after a successful US air strike that dropped 80,000 pounds of ordnance, an Iraqi CTS spokesperson told Insider.
A U.S. F-15C Eagle conducts a combat air patrol mission over an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Sept. 3, 2019. The Eagle’s air superiority is achieved through a mixture of unprecedented maneuverability and acceleration, range, weapons and avionics. It can penetrate enemy defense and outperform and outfight any current enemy aircraft.

F-35s and F-15s just obliterated an entire Iraqi island to root out ISIS fighters

Months after Trump said ISIS was defeated, F-35s and F-15s dropped 80,000 pounds of munitions on a tiny Iraqi island to destroy ISIS fighters.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton.

Meet John Bolton, an architect of the Iraq War who just got fired from his job as Trump’s National Security Adviser

Bolton's abrupt firing came after reports that he vocally disagreed with Trump's plan to host the Taliban for peace negotiations at Camp David.

Islamic State fighters have reportedly used cows strapped with bombs in place of their suicide missions

A suicide bomber with a donkey killed three NATO troops in Afghanistan in 2013. Two cows were used recently, according to a New York Times report.
A terrorist waves a flag

Here’s what’s left of ISIS — and why they still pose a major threat

President Donald Trump declared victory over ISIS in March of this year. But because of his policies, the group has made a comeback.
Israeli Air Force fighter jets

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq, and it risks igniting a much larger conflict

Israel is taking its fight against Iran's malign activities into Iraq for the first time in decades. There's a real danger that this could blow up.

A scathing new Pentagon report blames Trump for the return of ISIS in Syria and Iraq

A new report from the Pentagon's inspector general said Trump's policies contributed to the resurgence of ISIS and instability in Iraq and Syria.
Forty-one year-old Jimmy Aldaoud.

‘Your blood is on the hands of ICE and this administration’: A Detroit man died in Iraq after being deported in Trump’s immigration-...

Jimmy Aldaoud, a 41-year-old man with diabetes who was deported to Iraq, died apparently after being unable to get insulin, an attorney said.
A member assigned to Naval Special Warfare Group 2 conducts military dive operations of the East Coast of the United States

A Navy SEAL platoon deployed in Iraq is being kicked out and sent home early due to reported alcohol abuse

The commander "lost confidence" in the team's ability to carry out their mission. This is the latest in a series of black eyes for the SEALs.