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Mar 5, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Smaller terrorist groups are tougher to stop, but they also tend to cause less damage.
Feb 23, 2015 08:49 AM ET
With mass executions a routine part of its murderous rampage in the Middle East, is it even possible to overstate the power currently being wielded by the Islamic State?
Feb 13, 2015 10:28 AM ET
Jordan's King Abdullah II has promised a relentless and punishing campaign against ISIS militants attempting to destabilize his country and the Middle East. Can Jordan win the fight against ISIS?
Feb 11, 2015 11:22 AM ET
A strict variant of Islam called Wahhabism is adhered to by terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda and ISIS. Which other groups practice wahhabism and what are its tenets?
Nov 13, 2014 11:00 AM ET
ISIS may be getting the lion's share of the headlines, but the world is filled with terrorist organizations large and small. Tara explains which among them has provided either public nods or more tangible help to ISIS.
Oct 30, 2014 10:45 AM ET
What's causing hundreds of women to join ISIS, a group that holds abominable views about females? Tara examines some of the reasons women join the terrorist group.
Oct 24, 2014 10:25 AM ET
An all-female army from Syria is fighting the Islamic State -- and succeeding! It's killed more than 100 ISIS members and continues to be one of the few volunteer militias on the frontlines of the conflict. Who are these brave women?
Oct 8, 2014 09:06 AM ET
ISIS control has expanded rapidly across Syrian and Iraqi territories, prompting the United States and other nations to take immediate military action. Turkey shares a border with both war-torn countries, so why are they hesitant to join the fight?
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