The killing of ex-leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, days after his overtures to the Arab-led coalition, has buried hopes for a breakthrough in Yemen’s war, analysts say, and risks fueling a standoff between Riyadh and Tehran.
It was a shortsighted counterterrorism strategy. Two Dagestani men who traveled to isis-controlled territories in Syria in order to bring back their children told me that they heard as much Russian as Arabic on the streets of isis cities. An October report by The Soufan Center
The Soufan Group Director, Jeffrey Ringel joins CBS News to discuss the Port Authority booming. 
On December 9, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi declared on his Twitter account that Iraq had ‘fully liberated’ its territory from the so-called Islamic State, through ‘unity and sacrifice for our nation.’