Fighting ISIS

Fighting ISIS

National Geographic Explorer: FIGHTING ISIS In June 2014, ISIS fighters swept across the Syrian border and tore into Iraq. The militant wave seemed unstoppable, until they reached the border of Kurdistan— a homeland of a fierce and forgotten people. Today, ISIS...
Blood Antiquities

Blood Antiquities

National Geographic Explorer: BLOOD ANTIQUITIES Some experts are calling it the worst crime against cultural heritage since World War II. After five years of devastating civil war, Syria’s ancient treasures are being plundered by Islamic State militants and sold on...