Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
By Vishal Arora
Was the attack on Sri Lanka an example of the Islamic State's opportunism?
DNA Tests Confirm Death of Philippine-Based Islamic State-Linked Leader
By Jim Gomez
A major Philippine-based IS commander was killed in a March 14 gun battle.
Indonesian Military Chief: 'ISIS Is the Worst Idea in History'
By Zachary Keck
In a speech this week, Gen Moeldoko said “ISIS is the worst idea in history. ISIS is not Islamic. I am a Muslim."
Filipino and Fijian Peacekeepers Trapped and Captured in Syria
By Ankit Panda
APAC peacekeepers are captured in Syria, IS spreads to Southeast Asia, and Kissiner ponders order. Weekend links.
Why Militant Groups Succeed
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
The success of IS and other militant and rebel groups can be explained by an Arab historian.
Iran Talks Extension: Realism or Gridlock?
By Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss the implications of the extension of the Iran talks.