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Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 110.6 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 5
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Global Statistics : 2,842,490 IDPs
Economist Intelligence Unit Sovereign Ratings: Rating CC
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged
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rss.cnn.com Iraq VP: More needed to fight ISIS 05/25
aina.org Iraqi Forces Fled Ramadi Without a Fight 05/25
aina.org US Secretary of Defense: Iraq Lacks Will to Fight Islamic State 05/25
aina.org Iraq is Bankrolling ISIL 05/25
bbc.co.uk Iraq will take back Ramadi 'in days' 05/25
tolonews.com US Says Iraqi Forces Lack Will to Fight Daesh 05/24
dw.de Key al-Walid crossing seized by IS 05/24
vancouversun.com ISIL militants ‘not Muslims': Millions fleeing their homes as terrorist group takes over Iraqi towns 05/24
sky.com Iraqi Troops Start Fight Back Against IS 05/24
dw.de Key al-Walid crossing seized by IS 05/24
huffingtonpost.com Syria Says Islamic State Killed Hundreds, Including Children, In Palmyra 05/24
gmanetwork.com US, allies conduct 17 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq 05/24
khaleejtimes.com Air campaign against Daesh has not failed, says GCC 05/24
ww4report.com Kurdish factions clash on Iranian border 05/24
khaleejtimes.com Daesh executes hundreds, including children, in Palmyra 05/24
en.people.cn Pentagon chief blasts Iraqis for lacking "will to fight" amidst hawks' call for U.S. troop surge 05/24
af.reuters.com Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in Palmyra 05/24
upi.com Britain concerned about possible chemical attacks from returning radicals 05/24
csmonitor.com Who's to blame for Islamic State advances in Iraq? 05/24
foxnews.com All for nothing? US vets who fought for Ramadi angry over fall to ISIS 05/24
aljazeera.com Iraqi army in counter-offensive near ISIL-held Ramadi 05/24
dailytimes.com.pk Shia militias advance on Islamic State insurgents near Iraq’s Ramadi : May 24, 2015, 4:17 am 05/24
dailytimes.com.pk ‘Barbarians at the gate’ as Middle East business leaders meet : May 24, 2015, 4:13 am 05/24
dailytimes.com.pk Obama stays the course despite IS group’s advance 05/24
debka.com ISIS advances on Baghdad, faces little resistance 05/24
stripes.com Army unit reunites to honor fallen comrade from Gulf War 05/24
debka.com Two Jewish teens stabbed in Jerusalem Old City 05/24
stripes.com Iraqi forces fled Ramadi without a fight 05/24
stripes.com Connecticut veteran with PTSD finds purpose in helping fellow vets 05/24
dw.de Violence, poverty and militarized police in America 05/24
independent.co.uk Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN says 05/24
aljazeera.com Iraqi forces battle ISIL for control near Ramadi 05/24
aljazeera.com Jordan a 'haven' for regional artists 05/24
dw.de Further call to protect Palmyra 05/24
afghanistannews.net IS actively recruiting militants in Afghanistan 05/24
aljazeera.com If ISIL is defeated in Ramadi 05/24
gmanetwork.com Iraqi forces regain ground from Islamic State east of Ramadi 05/24
reuters.com Iraqi forces regain ground from Islamic State east of Ramadi 05/24
sky.com IS Flag Over Palmyra 'As 400 Civilians Killed' 05/24
grnlive.com Palmyra: IS Raises Flag Over Seized City - Sky 05/24
grnlive.com Shia militia launch offensive to retake Iraqi city of Ramadi - Telegraph 05/24
rferl.org Iraqi Forces Advance On Ramadi 05/24
realclearworld.com The Islamic State Just Hit Saudi Arabia 05/24
dailymail.co.uk Government slaps down former army chief over call for British troops to be sent back to Iraq to combat ISIS  05/24
bbc.co.uk US: Iraqi forces lack will to fight 05/24
foxnews.com Iraqi lawmaker slams US Defense Secretary's charge that Iraq troops lacked 'will to fight' 05/24
independent.co.uk Iraq to blame for fall of Ramadi because they have 'no will to fight Isis' anymore 05/24
timesofindia.indiatimes.com ISIS sexually brutalizing captured women: UN 05/24
cnn.com What will happen to 'cubs of the caliphate'? 05/24
debka.com Former UK army chief: Send 5,000 ground troops to fight ISIS 05/24
france24.com Iraqi forces lacked ‘will to fight’ over Iraq’s Ramadi, US says 05/24
dnaindia.com 5 UK school pupils fighting for Islamic State killed in Syria, Iraq 05/24
voanews.com US Defense Secretary: Iraqi Forces Lack 'Will to Fight' 05/24
nzherald.co.nz Carter says Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue after Ramadi 05/24
turkishweekly.net Iraqi MP: US makes plans to withdraw from the country 05/24
turkishweekly.net IS militants seize Iraqi border crossing with Syria 05/24
edition.cnn.com Is a two-state solution the answer in Iraq? 05/24
modernghana.com Seed of Peace Grows in the Hearts of Religious Leaders and Youths in London: The Second Dialogue of Scriptures hosted by HWPL 05/24
stripes.com Carter says Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue after Ramadi takeover 05/24
rferl.org Iranian General Calls For More Funds To Fight IS In Region 05/24
tolonews.com Daesh Recruiting in Afghanistan: Campbell 05/24
euronews.com Arab military chiefs struggle over details of anti-terrorism coalition 05/24
independent.co.uk Saudi king vows to punish those behind Isis attack on Shia mosque 05/24
news.com.au Civilians beheaded, mutilated 05/24
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Iraqi forces ‘lack will’ to fight ISIS, US says 05/24
debka.com Exclusive: ISIS columns heading from Syria toward Jordan, first targeting the border crossing 05/24
upi.com Secretary of Defense Carter: Iraq lacks will to fight Islamic State 05/24
aljazeera.com 'Hundreds killed' in Palmyra after ISIL takeover 05/24
cnn.com Lawmaker: ISIS making gains 05/24
huffingtonpost.com What ISIS' Gains Mean For Iraq - An Expert Weighs In 05/24
tehrantimes.com Leader pardons, commutes sentences of 102 prisoners 05/24
aina.org Iraqi Oil Holds Key to Unity 05/24
aina.org ISIS Secures Its Hold on Iraq-Syria Border 05/24
tehrantimes.com Anti-ISIL intl. cartoon exhibitions open in Tehran 05/24
miamiherald.com Politifact: Rubio on Iraq is shift, not flip 05/24
stripes.com Fort Bragg's living monuments: Every year, new names 05/24
stripes.com Carter: After Ramadi takeover, Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue 05/24
scmp.com Iraqi forces lacked will to fight, says US defence secretary 05/24
dailytimes.com.pk ISIS recruiting in Pakistan, Afghanistan: NATO : May 25, 2015, 3:47 am 05/24
nzherald.co.nz Isis slaughters hundreds of women and children in Palmyra 05/24
dailytimes.com.pk Soldier killed in border post attack in Bajaur : May 25, 2015, 3:45 am 05/24
telegraph.co.uk Death in the orchards: the crumbling of the Syrian regime 05/24
dw.de Further call to protect Palmyra 05/24
csmonitor.com Islamic State on the march? What fall of Ramadi tells us. 05/24
thestar.com Iraqi troops 'showed no will to fight’ against Islamic State, U.S official says 05/24
vancouversun.com Taking back Palmyra: Syrian army launching attack to rid Ancient Roman city of ISIL fighters 05/24
voanews.com Activists: IS Executes 217 Civilians, Soldiers Near Palmyra 05/24
aljazeera.com Nasrallah: Hezbollah to increase presence in Syria 05/24
bbc.co.uk VIDEO: Iraqi PM: Ramadi recapture 'in days' 05/24
dw.de US defense seretary says Iraqi forces lacked will to fight 'IS' in Ramadi 05/24
euronews.com At least 400 killed by ISIL in Palmyra - Syrian TV 05/24
dw.de US defense seretary says Iraqi forces lacked will to fight 'IS' in Ramadi 05/24
tribune.com.pk Sowing trouble: Suicide blast kills 21 in Saudi mosque 05/23
aina.org Islamic State Burned a Woman Alive for Not Engaging in an 'extreme' Sex Act 05/23
aina.org Iraq Oil Exports Hold Close to Record High in May 05/23
debka.com UN Sec Council strongly condemns barbaric terrorist acts in Syria 05/23
cnn.com McCain: Obama's ISIS strategy 'an abject failure' 05/23
bbc.co.uk Ramadi civilians' plight highlighted 05/23
dnaindia.com Shi'ite militia deploy from base near Iraq's Ramadi 05/23
aljazeera.com ISIL pushes for control of Iraq's Anbar province 05/23