Center for Strategic Communication

The Last Safe Place

A small clinic in an eastern Turkish city provides Syrians injured in the war with much-needed help. But the facility is quickly running out of cash — and the doctors who operate it blame the war on the Islamic State for their troubles. 

Welcoming the Flood

Thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled the besieged Syrian city of Kobani across the border into Turkey. But the warm reception may not last long.

Mr. Bean to Jihadi John

Western governments are sounding alarm bells about foreign fighters joining the Islamic State. But experts say that these would-be radicals are more often bumbling losers than bin Laden.