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Jun 11, 2014, 3:33pm EDT
  • June 12, 2014

    Map: Why oil markets are worried about Iraq chaos

    So far, the turmoil has only affected a fairly small slice of Iraq's oil infrastructure — though there's still the potential for things to get worse.

  • June 12, 2014

    Is oil ISIS' endgame?

    A 2006 internal ISIS map suggests their plan was to take over Iraqi and Syrian oil fields.

  • June 12, 2014

    Have Israelis forgotten how to see a threat?

    Israelis are shrugging at the rapidly expanding chaos in nearby Syria and Iraq.

  • June 12, 2014

    Iran just sent elite soldiers to fight ISIS

    Iranian troops outclass ISIS on the battlefield. But, in some ways, their deployment could strengthen the violent militant group.

  • June 12, 2014

    One sentence that explains the chaos in Iraq

    The Iraqi Army outnumbered ISIS by about 40:1 in Mosul. But it still lost the city. Why?

  • June 12, 2014

    The terrorist group that sells electricity

    The terrorist group is beating its opponents in part by extracting money from the conflict.

  • June 11, 2014

    The reasons why Iraq is in crisis

    The militant group ISIS just took over Mosul, a major city in northwestern Iraq. Here's the story of how it came to this — and what comes next for Iraq.