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Canada Struggles as It Opens Its Arms to Victims of ISIS

Advertisement “I am always in pain,” said Adiba, a Yazidi who was captured by ISIS and sold six times before escaping. “I’m never comfortable.”CreditTara Walton for The New York Times CALGARY, Alberta — As leader of one of Canada’s largest refugee agencies, Fariborz Birjandian, a refugee himself, has years of ...

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Thousands of ISIS Fighters Flee in Syria, Many to Fight Another Day

Advertisement WASHINGTON — Thousands of Islamic State foreign fighters and family members have escaped the American-led military campaign in eastern Syria, according to new classified American and other Western military and intelligence assessments, a flow that threatens to tarnish American declarations that the militant group has been largely defeated. As ...

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In Tangled Afghan War, a Thin Line of Defense Against ISIS

Advertisement KHOGYANI, Afghanistan — When the American military dropped the largest bomb in its arsenal on an Islamic State cave complex here in eastern Afghanistan in April, the generals justified it as part of a robust campaign to destroy the group’s local affiliate by year’s end. Its force had been ...

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